I must admit, I was *startled* by the announcement of Ubuntu Edge today. Bold. Disruptive. BRILLIANT!
Please join me in thanking Mark, Jane, Jono, Rick, Alan, Jorge, Robbie, Daniel, Dave, Nicholas and all of the fine folks at Canonical and "not at Canonical" for all the hard work, blood, sweat and tears that have gone into getting Ubuntu this far. A move like this takes guts.
With this in place, Ubuntu is poised to do to the phone industry what it has done to the PC industry. Or, in other words:
Do you want to help? Consider contributing your money here: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ubuntu-edge?c=home
Don't have the funds right now? Consider getting involved in helping design and build the phone by joining the Ubuntu Phone Team's mailing list:
But talk is cheap. I contributed ideas, bug reports, and money. Did you?
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
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** My son came up with the "Fruit Slicer" title. How neat is that!?
Did you know that "Ubuntu is not just software?" ;)