Monthly Archives: July 2008

Interesting analyst chat

This chat between Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money and Jim Whitehurst is interesting to say the least. Let’s hope people will *now* understand how you can make money from the abundance that is free and open source software! Advertisements

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A comment I can agree with

Asay’s post talks about how MS behaves when it feels that it has a case to make with patents and copyrights it has. The mere fact that NO ONE IN THE FREE AND OPEN SOURCE world has been sued by … Continue reading

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Backdoor in Skype

Not to fuel a rumour, but this article seems to suggest that there is a backdoor in Skype that allows conversations to be easily tapped. While I think it is not necessarily true, I cannot but be concerned if, as … Continue reading

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Pressure tactics to sell vista?

The following is an account of a buyer forced to buy vista. I am taking this from the Philippines Linux Users’ Group mailing list, and searchable here. Just wanted to share a true story with PLUG members. One of CYWare’s … Continue reading

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Remembering Randy Pausch

This year, the Singapore ITSC ran the programming contest, code::XtremeApps for the second time, but with a twist – we added a Junior category specifically for children 12 years and under. We toyed between using Squeak and Alice. In the … Continue reading

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Virtualization commoditized and unified!

I am eagerly looking forward to Fedora 10 which will have just one kernel that will be able to do virtualization automatically, through the full integration of paravirt_ops/pv_ops. See DanB’s post. So, yet again, open source innovates and innovated in … Continue reading

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Major shakeup at MS Singapore

Just to note for the record that some of the key persons pushing for OOXML to be voted in the affirmative by Singapore are now no longer at MS Singapore. I wonder what really happened? Perhaps they met their KPIs … Continue reading

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