FFOSS (Freeware/Free & Open Source Software) Friday

by Todd Ogasawara

Cross-platform OpenOffice Worm
Fri, 08 Jun 2007 20:35:11
ZDNet Australia (why is that ZDNet in the US never reports anything interesting these days?) reports that an...

OpenOffice worm hits Mac, Linux and Windows

The article links to this Symantec page that describes the...

OpenOffice Worm
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Democracy 0.9.6 Internet TV
Wed, 06 Jun 2007 21:41:02


The latest version (beta) of...

Democracy 0.9.6

...is out. This multiplatform Open Source application plays all kind of video file formats on your local drive and can download and play videos from various sources on the net. The video you see in the image is downloaded from YouTube (my current favorite video: The Zimmers performing the Who's My Generation).
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High Resolution Photos from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Tue, 05 Jun 2007 21:29:48
HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment)

For high resolution photography that is literally out of this world, head over to the University of Arizona's...

HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment)

...site managed by the Department of Planetary Sciences Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.


Conversation 2.1.4: Mac IRC Client
Mon, 04 Jun 2007 20:58:51
Conversation: Easy IRC Client for Mac OS X is, well, pretty much how it describes itself: A nice looking Mac GUI client for Internet Relay Chat (IRC). The last time I used IRC, it was just a text window. So, the Conversation's multitude of features is pretty amazing to read through.