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The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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OSI Days 2010, Open Source India

Title: OSI Days 2010, Open Source IndiaLocation: Chennai Trade Center, Chennai, IndiaLink out: Click hereStart Date: 2010-09-19End Date: 2010-09-21

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Daily links for 08/31/2010

Five Reasons Linux Beats Windows for Servers – PCWorld Business Center “That’s no accident. Linux is eminently better suited to server use than Windows is–better than most any other competitor, I’d argue. Why? Let’s count the ways.” tags: linux security windows Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links…

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Daily links for 08/30/2010

Chromium gets GPU acceleration – The H Open Source: News and Features “Google developers have announced that Chromium, the open source browser on which the company builds the Chrome browser, is getting a GPU graphics overhaul. The development has been driven by the work on developing WebGL and 3D CSS…

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The summer garden moves toward the end game

There are two days left in August and though we’re not yet at the end of summer here in northwestern New York State, we starting to be able to see it. The garden is not looking as neat and tidy as it was a few months ago. Many of our…

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Daily links for 08/29/2010

Google backs out of JavaOne conference | Reuters “Citing concerns about Oracle’s lawsuit against it, Google said Friday it cannot participate in the upcoming JavaOne conference. The Oracle-sponsored JavaOne conference, formerly a Sun Microsystems event, is being held in San Francisco the week of September 19. Oracle is suing Google…

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Sailing: Wind, waves, and a Suzuki 6

How wind and waves can make or break a day for sailing, but it still helps if the motor starts. I’ve had my Catalina 22 sailboat on Lake Ontario east of Rochester, NY, for several weeks now and have been out on it twice. Lake Ontario is one of the…

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IBM Lotus Symphony 3 Beta 4 is now available

IBM Lotus announced this morning that Beta 4 of Lotus Symphony 3 is now available. I use Lotus Symphony 3 in beta as my day-to-day office productivity suite. Aside from any official statement regarding the wonderfulness of this beta, my IBM friends and colleagues inside the company have given it…

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Daily links for 08/25/2010

A Look at the Reading Habits of E-Reader Owners – WSJ.com “A study of 1,200 e-reader owners by Marketing and Research Resources Inc. found that 40% said they now read more than they did with print books. Of those surveyed, 58% said they read about the same as before while…

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Daily links for 08/21/2010

Ubuntu quietly breaks off Sparc affair • The Register “Maverick Meerkat is set to become the last version of Ubuntu that’ll run on Oracle’s Sparc, ending a four-year relationship. Also getting canned is Ubuntu running on Hewlett-Packard’s Itanic 64-bit challenger.” tags: ubuntu linux sparc oracle How to Strum a Guitar…

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