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Ada Lovelace Day

I am following the Free Software Foundation newsletter which always bring news about free software only. Today I found out that October 15 is Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace was a 19th century female mathematician and is considered the first

Posted in Computers & Software, Free software

Developing a new EPUB3 reader for Android

Helicon Books, my company has been marketing the first EPUB3 reader for Android, however due to business dispute with the original developer, we stopped working with them and stopped marketing this reader. In July 2013 we started to develop a

Posted in books, Computers & Software, Digital publishing, Free software, IDPF

Generating EPUB 3.0 Digital book from text files

When I write a book, I write it in a series of text only files. The reason is that text files are easy to convert to any other format. I also maintain a website with all my stories (http://read.heliconbooks.com) currently

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Another piece of code released as free software

During my work as a software consultant, I sometimes write code that is part of a bigger code and can be used for other purposes. Recently as part of an automatic test equipment I am building, I implemented I2C communication

Posted in Computers & Software, Free software, Linux

20 years of Linux

The Linux foundation (http://www.linux.com) is now celebrating 20 years of Linux history. The operating system that started as a hobby and soon changed the world, I will my hobbies will change the world as Linus Torvald’s Linux. This is a

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