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Saab IQon and Linux: when Open Source isn't Open, and your car isn't really yours

(update from Saab on 2011/03/10 available at the bottom) Car maker Saab recently announced that it will use Android, a version for mobile devices of the “Free as in Freedom” Linux operating system, for its in-car entertainment and information system, the IQon.

Smart meters tell the inconvenient truth to Iraq veteran (and everybody else)

I live in a city where basic smart metering will become the norm in a few months, in a country that is drowning in car but wants to produce more of them, just greener.