Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
I've been on the Cnet "Top 100" blogs for a while but they have me linked to my old Typepad blog. The problem is that I don't know how to correct the link or even where to send a note to ask them to fix the link. They do have comments in a "talkback" section [...]
Kind of makes you wonder why the Firefox team couldn't make this a default setting… How to Stop the Dreaded FireFox Memory Leak @ Alice Hill’s Real Tech News – Independent Tech This is called the dreaded FireFox memory leak and a smart guy name Ryan figured out a work-around.
Blowing shit up is cool, and if you are NASA… well you just have more options than regular folk. NASA to Crash Space Probe Into Moon – Yahoo! News NASA plans to crash a space probe into the moon in 2009 — a collision so violent it will be visible on Earth through a telescope, [...]
Me too, but I do take comfort with the knowledge that there is an increasing number of people suggesting that there simply has to be a better way to deal with large numbers of RSS feeds (let’s say anything over 200). The best RSS clients today are simply adequate, they really are not delivering on [...]
So let me get this straight… this guy is a computer science professor and a network engineer with the FAA yet he is unaware that MIMO (802.11n) is backward compatible to 802.11a/b/g (11a is an option in the spec even though it’s on an entirely different chunk of spectrum), among other mistakes in this article [...]
This is good news. MySQL, Oracle Sign Multiyear Deal on InnoDB :: OSDir.com :: Open Source, Linux News & Software: MySQL AB has signed a multiyear agreement with Oracle Corp. to renew its licensing of the InnoDB database storage engine, according to a MySQL executive. The move resolves confusion in the market about the likely [...]
A while back I wrote a quick post saying that Oracle acquired JBoss for $485 million. In the interests of grading myself and my sources, this one was wrong. It was announced today that Red Hat is acquiring JBoss for $350 million in cash and stock, and a $70 million earn out on top of [...]
My quest to establish more bloggers at SAP has claimed yet another victim as Kosin Huang started a new blog called Software Alphabet Soup. Kosin is a reformed analyst from Yankee Group who now works for me; her knowledge of enterprise software and the vendor strategies is impressive, and in particular her intimacy with MDM [...]
One question that doesn’t get asked enough is whether or not AJAX is secure enough for the mass market. I was thinking about this in the context of the various office productivity apps that are popping up as hosted services on AJAX frameworks. While I would be getting in well over my head in considering [...]
What a shame… BBC NEWS | Europe | France to replace youth job law: French President Jacques Chirac has announced that the new youth employment law that sparked weeks of sometimes violent protests will be scrapped.