Facepalmed so hard I almost gave myself a concussion after reading some of the one star reviews on Netflix for The Intouchables… Why did the reviewers give a one star rating to a film that is a “Best Foreign Language Film” nominee for the 2013 Golden Globe Awards and 2013 BAFTAs? Because it is in French. One of the reviews even boils down to “This is the USA, who wants to watch a film in French!?” Somehow several people “didn’t know” the film was in French, even though the popup you get when you mouse over the film on Netflix looks like this (and the full page for the film has even more information):
Moodle 2.5 came out this week. New features include:
- Badges, which are compatible with Mozilla’s Open Badges standard.
- A new theme based on Bootstrap.
Debian 7.0, Wheezy, is now available for download.
phpMyAdmin version 4.0 is now available for download.
Celebrate Star Wars Day by watching Star Wars Episode IV as an ASCII animation on your computer.
At the command line, enter the command: “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” (without the quotes).
Enjoy watching this internet classic, and “May the 4th be with you!”
Today is the International Day Against DRM. Please consider contacting your elected officials to voice your concerns about Digital Rights Management. Also, consider donating to the Electronic Frontier Foundation or the Free Software Foundation, two wonderful organizations fighting for your digital rights.
Ubuntu 13.04, Raring Ringtail, is now available for download.