On highly customizing that open source code

Several weeks ago at OSBC I posed a serious of “hard questions” about open source software. They weren’t meant to demean it, of course, but were really to say that software for the enterprise needs to be held to very high standards, whether it open source or traditional. One of…

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Daily links for 03/26/2010

Undergrads flock to computer science programs “The total number of undergraduate majors in computer science increased 5.5% in 2008-2009, the second consecutive year that the number of computer science majors has increased, according to the annual Taulbee Survey by the Computing Research Association. Over a two-year period, the number of…

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Presentations: The death of complexity

I don’t know about you, but the presentations I create today are much simpler in design than those I created ten years ago. For example, I now never create presentations that include animation and builds slide transitions sound video Any presentation I create today that will be shared with others…

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Daily links for 03/25/2010

Questioning open-core licensing for open source software | Open Source – InfoWorld “Until, or if, the cloud becomes the leading monetization route for open source vendors, I’d argue that selling product licenses, as is the case with open core licensing, is the best approach for open source vendors and their…

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