T-minus 71 days and counting...

by Matthew Gast

Related link: http://digitalmedia.oreilly.com/2005/04/20/pctv.html

According to the EFF countdown timer, we have 71 days and a tad less than five hours until the broadcast flag mandate takes effect. Hurry up and order your Linux tuner cards already!

I recently had a chance to speak with Jack Kelliher, the founder/CEO of pcHDTV, the leading vendor of high-definition tuners for Linux. In retrospect, what strikes me most about our conversation is that the company is not just a job or a business venture, but an outgrowth of his philosophy. Code is art, art is valuable, and artists deserve respect. Read the full interview here.