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Feb 11, 2010, 12:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)


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"I got to thinking about the search field as a storytelling metaphor the other day when I had yet another occasion to explain to a technological newcomer just exactly what Linux and open source was. I gave the usual pat answer: free alternative to Windows, secure, stable--yes, I said free. Developed by skilled programmers all over the world who share the code with each other.

"In short, nothing I hadn't said before dozens of times over.

"So, this morning, I tried something new: with a little video capture with RecordMyDesktop and a little editing from kdenlive, I was able to put together a (very) rough concept of what one user's search for Linux just might look like."

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