Daily links for 05/18/2011

Richard Dawkins’s science book for kids, illustrated by Dave McKean – Boing Boing “Richard Dawkins has a new kids’ book coming out in October called The Magic of Reality, which explains just how gosh-darned awesome the actual scientifically explained world is, and how wondrous the universe is when considered as…

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Daily links for 02/13/2011

Open Source WhiteHouse.gov Releases Second Set of Open Source Code | The White House “Friday morning at the Tech@State event at the State Department, the White House’s New Media Director Macon Phillips announced the White House’s second code release to the open source community that powers the Drupal content management system.” tags: whitehouse drupal…

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Daily links for 01/13/2011

IBM’s Watson wins Jeopardy practice round: Can humans hang? | ZDNet “IBM’s Watson supercomputer won a practice round against Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter and raised a lot of questions about the capabilities of artificial intelligence.” tags: IBM watson Jeopardy NewsFactor Network | Red Hat Spurns Suitors To…

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Daily links for 01/02/2011

Predictive Analytics | Claude Penland – Webmaster & Actuary “22 Predictive Analytics Applications That Were Proven Very Effective in 2010″ tags: analytics predictive SIGs/Games/GamesLive – FedoraProject “Fedora Games spin is a custom variant of Fedora targeted at Linux gamers. Fedora Games Spin demonstrates the gaming potential of Fedora without altering…

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Daily links for 11/09/2010

RockMelt: A Browser Built For Sharing (First Hands On And 500 Exclusive Invites) “If you are going to create a new browser from scratch and go up against the Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Apple, you might as well make it really different. RockMelt, a company backed by Netscape founder Marc…

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Daily links for 11/05/2010

lingtech : Remove your PDF metadata “At least in Mac OS X 10.5.x (Leopard), there’s a pretty quick fix. Here’s how to create a little droplet application that you can dump your PDF on to strip the metadata out. If you are organizing a conference: do this.” tags: pdf Fedora…

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Daily links for 11/03/2010

Fedora 14 vs. Ubuntu Maverick: Distinct Differences — Datamation.com “However, comparing these recent releases does show some distinct differences in emphasis that might affect your decision about which one to use. The difference is not just that Ubuntu is more commercial, but that it also modifies what it ships far…

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What happens when I go to a conference

I’m spending a few days this week in Boston attending the Red Hat Summit in Boston, a large and very professionally done conference about their Linux, virtualization, and middleware offerings. Earlier today, IBM‘s Jean Staten Healy and I gave a talk called “Linux as a catalyst for a smarter planet.”…

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Daily links for 06/14/2010

Can Fedora be the new Ubuntu? | Linux and Open Source | TechRepublic.com “But with the release of Fedora 13 Fedora has done something that, in many peoples’ eyes, is much more important…they have released an amazingly rock-solid operating system. What happened to the good old days of installing Fedora…

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Daily links for 04/16/2010

10 Simple Google Search Tricks – NYTimes.com “I’m always amazed that more people don’t know the little tricks you can use to get more out of a simple Google search. Here are 10 of my favorites.” tags: google, search, tricks, nytimes Linux Fedora 13, aka Goddard, available in beta |…

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Daily links for 04/14/2010

How to switch your small or home office to Linux | News | TechRadar UK “With Linux and free software making a name for itself in the world of big business, many people are testing the feasibility of switching small and home office software to their open source equivalents. Regardless…

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Daily links for 02/19/2010

Joe Sanchez and Leslie Jarmon – The Educators Coop » Second life Learning Curve “This first video focuses on overcoming the learning curve in Second Life. Over the years I’ve conducted quite a bit of research in this area and i wanted to provide an avenue for current and potential…

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