Monthly Archives: February 2008

@brm at last

Great to be speaking with some of the delegations heads and how they feel that this process is too unwieldy and “a collosal waste of time”. Sadly, Singapore is not at the table – we should, but we are not … Continue reading

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A compelling view of the future of mobile comms

This video from Cambridge/Nokia research folks is rather compelling in it’s vision. Let’s see if we can revisit this in 2012 to see how far we have come!

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A simplistic world view

I am mildly tickled to read John Dragoon’s comments about Matt Asay’s blog. John says: Quote “One blogger (an ex Novell employee) in particular used Microsoft’s announcement to play out his tired and often inaccurate “anti-Novell” agenda with a blog … Continue reading

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Some poor windows user will fall for this!

I was visiting a blog and there was a comment and a link there. The link went to the following (remove the spaces in the URL): http : // xpantivirus.com/ 2008/2/_freescan.php?aid=880187 It promptly said that my machine (a Fedora 8 … Continue reading

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What MS touches, MS kills!

I am sure that this article is mostly correct, but even it is only 50% accurate, it goes to show that, at long last, people have won. People have won the lock-’em-up game. The MS label and branding is not … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Microsoft

Thank you for promising to release documents, API, etc. It is welcome and laudable, but insufficient. I would like to see more: a) Join the Open Invention Network and place ALL of your patents into the common space. b) All … Continue reading

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Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

Reagan, in 1987, said “Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall.” About 2 years later, the Berlin Wall came down. Today, I read that MS wants to be open and work with the open source community, wants to publish a whole … Continue reading

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