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CES 2009: How I Barely Avoided An Epic Fail

Jan 10, 2009, 10:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Ruecker)

"I came to CES for several reasons. I had never been to one and thought it a great opportunity to go to a "mainstream" event and see just exactly what goes on. I wanted to see if it really was the biggest of them all (which it is) and I wanted to see how much FOSS related stuff I could find and in so doing get an idea of just how far Open Source has penetrated into the "mainstream". Needless to say I was in for a surprise, if you could call it that.

"I will tell you that I did not set my expectations very high, I did not expect to find Open Source products, software or hardware at every turn. But I did expect to find some, or a few, or a couple though. So far I have found one, that's right one, just one thing running Linux on it. So here is my story of how I barely missed experiencing an "Epic Fail" at CES 2009."

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