Monthly Archives: July 2009

Perhaps I should do this!

I have been contemplating getting the LG X110 netbook but without the Windows installed in it. Given that Amazon readily refunded the Microsoft tax, I am tempted to buy the LG from Amazon instead of Sim Lim. Decision time.

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Red Hat’s CEO on CNBC Asia today

Video clip of interview of Jim Whitehurst CEO of Red Hat on CNBC Asia today in Singapore.

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Missing the point about commercial open source

I cannot but emphatize with the post and his sentiment. The key point is in engaging and work with community all the time. It cannot be a “here, community, do something”. It has to be an equal-to-equal engagement. It has … Continue reading

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Simple yet effective solution!

It is these simple innovations that bring a smile to my engineer heart! I did not quite think of all the CDs that I had to thrash which can now be used for making these simple LED lamps. Awesome!

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LG’s X110 netbook and Fedora

I was roaming around Sim Lim yesterday and came across a LG X110 netbook. These days I tend to carry around with me my “desktop” all in my trusty 60GB usb drive and with the permission of the salesperson, plugged … Continue reading

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So MS has code in the Linux kernel, big deal.

While it is nice to see Microsoft playing nicely (for once) with the Linux and GPL space with their device driver for inclusion into the Linux kernel 2.6.30.1, there are some important things to keep in mind. The code base … Continue reading

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It was today 40 years ago!

As I recall and share with my sons and wife about how I felt 40 years ago watching on our 17″ black and white TV (Essex or Esser or something like that) the landing on moon, it reminds me that … Continue reading

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