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Censorship is breaking out all over the place, and when BoingBoing gets blocked you really have to wonder what the hell is going on. Last week, we reported that Boing Boing was blocked by entire countries including the United Arab Emirates, and by many library systems, schools, US government and military sites, and corporations. Today, we’ve learned [...]
My more observant readers likely noticed an interesting link on my sidebar titled “Web 3.0 Wiki“. The more curious of you clicked on that link only to be directed to a login screen, at least before today you did. The original idea for this was born out of the simple question “what is web 2.0 [...]
I think the answer’s simple: VCs. VCs are great are crafting value propositions for enterprise software and semiconductors. They understand those industries very, very well. But they distinctly don’t understand media and culture, and so they can’t craft value propositions (or build the right relationships, etc) for their portfolio companies – and that’s when they [...]
With all of the noise being made about multiple core CPU’s right now it is easy to forget that there is a massive development effort underway to bring developer tools to market so that the power of these new chips can be realized. Octopiler is intended to become just such a compilerâ€”one that can take [...]
Interesting to see how Google can frustrate the best efforts of the best marketing organizations. Take a look at this screenshot, and witness the sponsored link for the Nike promotional site joinbode.com. Would you be interested in “exploring Bode’s philosophy” after reading any of the returned search results? Whatdayathink Nike spent on Bode, $7, 10, [...]
Funny. Thanks Morris. Ellison described ORACLE’s long-term strategy to develop a scalable religious architecture that will support all religions through emulation. A single core religion will be offered with a choice of interfaces according to the religion desired — “One religion, a couple of different implementations,” said Ellison.
Microsoft released some products for Microsoft Outlook last week in the form of source code packages available under their Shared Source license. Dynamic Snaps are plugins for Outlook that integrate with, among other things, Microsoft CRM. The new programs are available on GotDotNet.com and enable users to enter or retrieve data using Microsoft Dynamics AX [...]