Wake up Microsoft! Novell is done licking their wounds. Introducing LAMM.. The title to this post just doesn't do it justice. But I didn't know how else to put it. For the last decade I have watched Microsoft erode Novell's marketshare in the networking world. If you have been around long enough, you might remember… Continue reading Wake up Microsoft! Novell is done licking their wounds. Introducing LAMM.
Techno Files: Working at the PC Isn't So Lonely Anymore. If the history of communications shows anything, it is that the demand for connectedness is limitless. By JAMES FALLOWS. [NYT > Technology]
Queen honors iPod designer. The chief designer of Apple's digital music player was named in the Queen's Honours List. [Meerkat: An Open Wire Service]
30 boxes to beat the big guys with Web calendar?. Everyone expects Microsoft, Yahoo, and Google to come out with new calendar initiatives in 2006, but I sat with Narendra Rocherolle who told me about his companys new product thats coming out (named 30 Boxes). You can sign up to get on a beta. Should… Continue reading 30 boxes to beat the big guys with Web calendar?
Web 2.0 Companies I Couldn't Live Without. There have been numerous 2005 best of and 2006 predictions posts over the last few weeks as the year comes to an end. Im not going to write one of those. Giving out best of awards seems presumptuous to me, given that Ive been blogging all of six… Continue reading Web 2.0 Companies I Couldn't Live Without
Internet Sales Show Big Gains Over Holidays. Online retailers experienced a stellar holiday season, as stores like Wal-Mart and Target cemented their place on the Web. By MICHAEL BARBARO. [NYT > Technology]
Boutique Software. Gus Mueller, author of VoodooPad, writes a report on three years of building a small Macintosh software business. One thing he misses — or at least doesn't mention — is that the software business is seasonal: sales decline in the summer. The effect can be swamped by other factors — good news, major… Continue reading Boutique Software
Galileo begins to break US military lock on GPS Up it goes . Six non-EU nations _ China, India, Israel, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Ukraine _ have joined the program set up by the European Commission and European Space Agency, and discussions are underway with other countries to take part. Good sign that even our… Continue reading Galileo begins to break US military lock on GPS
Bush's Lewinsky Moment. While the claim that “Bush lied” has been overused, here is one you can take to the bank: Now, by the way, any time you hear the United States government talking about wiretap, it requires — a wiretap requires a court order. Nothing has changed, by the way. When we're talking about… Continue reading Bush's Lewinsky Moment
How to deploy a Rails application on lighttpd. James Duncan Davidson has started a great series of recipes on deploying Rails applications. In Real Lessons for Rails Deployment, he examined the different options you have and some of the pitfalls you should watch out for. In Deploying Rails with LightTPD, James goes specific and tells… Continue reading How to deploy a Rails application on lighttpd