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I gave this presentation at the 2010 Central PA Open Source Conference (CPOSC). Someone suggested I write about Open Source software being used for dispersed team collaboration based on my interviews for Wide Teams, and my knee-jerk reaction was “nobody … Continue reading
OK, this is pretty early stuff but it’s already usable and I think it has a lot of potential. Firetower is a command-line interface to Campfire. It’s currently for Linux systems only, but there’s no reason it can’t be extended … Continue reading