Monthly Archives: October 2007

INteresting insights about the brain

A must watch video from Ted.com.

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Health SaaS

Providing one’s health records in a secure, ubiquitous manner is something I feel we are about to achieve using the SaaS model to deliver it globally. I am not sure if the OpenVista initiative can achieve it, but it is … Continue reading

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Musical medley – acappella style

Ah the power of the human vocal cords.

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Fedora and Codeina

I am really happy to see the inclusion into the next release of Fedora (release 8) the ability to include proprietary and non-free coder/decoder (codecs) that allow for the listening to encumbered audio and video formats. It is so important … Continue reading

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Clever strategy

I think that if Ballmer wants to buy “companies that are built around open-source products”, it is not so much as wanting to play fair with the FOSS community and products, but to be able to take out and fork … Continue reading

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New math?

Never watched Ma and Pa Kettle on TV before, but this is a gem. Enjoy.

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How sweet it is!

I am really thrilled to read that this year’s Nobel Prize for Economics goes to three individuals, one of whom, Prof Eric Maskin, in 1999 (published in 2000) co-wrote with James Bessen, about the fallacy of software patents. It is … Continue reading

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