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What I’m Reading on 02/07/2014

Why Makers Fail At Retail | TechCrunch “When you get traction with software, you fire up new servers and scale your infrastructure. It is fast and cheap. And traction alone can get you funding. With hardware, traction is sales, or … Continue reading

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Monday Dylan: Mr. Tambourine Man, Two Ways

This is a Dylan classic from 1965’s Bringing It All Back Home album. This first video of the song is from the 1964 Newport Folk Festival where Dylan is introduced by Pete Seeger. Move forward 26 years to 1990 and … Continue reading

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Monday Dylan: Thunder on the Mountain

I think this song has some of the best lyrics from the most recent phase of Dylan’s career: I got the porkchops, she got the pie She ain’t no angel and neither am I Shame on your greed, shame on … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 12/19/2013

Why iRobot’s CEO Welcomes Our New Google Robot Overlords “”The autonomous car’s first commercial appearance will not be at your local dealership,” Angle insists. “The obvious low-hanging fruit is package delivery, a $50 billion industry. Why not challenge UPS or … Continue reading

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Starting your Bob Dylan musical library, updated

This weekend I was thinking about a post in my old archived blog where I made suggestions about what Bob Dylan albums to start with if you were building your musical library of his work. In that post I restricted … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 11/22/2013

ICERM MathBytes@ICERM “Computational physics now underlies some of the most amazing and routine visual effects work. It utilizes numerical models to simulate reality and more on the computer. Natural-looking water, smoke, fire, and clothing effects in film are often handled … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 10/23/2013

The smaller, subtler changes in OS X Mavericks — Tech News and Analysis “From letting you know which apps are consuming too much power, to the ability to use a video game controller on a Mac, the tiniest changes to … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 10/03/2013

IBM research stakes its future on cognitive computing | ZDNet “IBM began its colloquium on cognitive computing today with a jewel in the company’s crown. Senior Vice President John E. Kelly took the stage following a video from January 14th, … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading on 08/03/2013

IBM, Open Source Robotics Foundation Partner for DARPA’s Cloud-Based Robotics Challenge | ExecutiveBiz “Open Source Robotics Foundation has picked an IBM company, SoftLayer Technologies, to co-host the first cloud-based robotics challenge  for the development of software that allows a simulated … Continue reading

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Think top-down about Big Data

Don’t think piecemeal about all the data that is becoming available for analysis. Think comprehensively about the right and wrong uses of the data to avoid surprises. “Big Data” is a term broadly used in the IT industry about all … Continue reading

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Math and Analytics at IBM Research: 50+ Years

Soon after I arrived back in IBM Research last July after 13 years away in the Software Group and Corporate, I was shown a 2003 edition of the IBM Journal of Research and Development that was dedicated to the Mathematical … Continue reading

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Daily links for 11/25/2012

Scientists See Advances in Deep Learning, a Part of Artificial Intelligence – NYTimes.com “Using an artificial intelligence technique inspired by theories about how the brain recognizes patterns, technology companies are reporting startling gains in fields as diverse as computer vision, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 11/02/2012

AT&T offers free cloud storage for iOS and Android | Mobile – CNET News “Is AT&T trying to be like Apple‘s iCloud or Google Drive? It sure looks like it. The company is now offering a free video and photo … Continue reading

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Daily links for 08/08/2012

IBM’s New Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer to Help Research in Health Sciences (video) “New York State’s University of Rochester now sports the world’s fastest computer dedicated to medical research.   The IBM Blue Gene/Q clocks in at 172-teraflops (172 trillion floating point … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/22/2012

NASA Offers Web, Mobile Links To Follow Space Station And Mission Control – MarketWatch “NASA is using the Internet and smartphones to provide the public with a new inside look at what happens aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and … Continue reading

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Daily links for 05/18/2012

Visualized: Android’s device diversity cut up into 3,997 little pieces – Engadget “Some call it diversity, some call it fragmentation. However you slice it, there’s a lot of Android devices out there. OpenSignalMaps has tracked a staggering 3,997 unique phones, … Continue reading

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My Impact mainstage talk about mobile

On May 2 I gave a short talk on the main stage of the Impact conference about some IBM announcements around mobile. I gave some analyst statistics and then announcement the IBM Mobile Foundation along with IBM Worklight 5.0. Here’s … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/11/2012 – IBM PureSystems Edition

IBM News room – 2012-04-11 IBM Sets the Stage for the Next Era of Computing “IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a major step forward in a new, simpler era of computing with the introduction of a new category of “expert integrated … Continue reading

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Mobile security video from EE Times from Mobile World Congress

I’m one of the people interviewed in this video from EE Times done at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. Next time I’ll try to not move my hands quite so much.

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Return to “Landmines for Open Source in the Mobile Space”

Before I had my current job involving the IBM mobile platform and product management for the WebSphere Application Server, I worked on Linux and open source. In March of 2011, I gave a talk at POSSCON called “Landmines for Open … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/08/2012 – Apple (new) iPad (3) Edition

iPad | TechCrunch “This was surprising because our expectations were set for a new name. But it really shouldn’t be all that surprising. My iMac is not the “iMac 11″. My MacBook Air is not the “MacBook Air 4″. The … Continue reading

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Video interview with me at IBM Pulse on mobile topics

Yesterday I sat down at the IBM Pulse Conference with Todd Watson and Scott Laningham to discuss several mobile topics including security, privacy, mobile operating systems, and what we might see next. Watch live streaming video from ibmsoftware at livestream.com

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Daily links for 01/16/2012

Jerry’s 2012 Technology Trends (WebSphere: Into the wild BLUE yonder!) “Happy 2012! I enjoy kicking each New Year off with a posting of my top technology trends. These trends represent areas in which we are driving new technology innovations into … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/14/2011

SMS flaw reportedly found in Windows Phone 7.5 | Security – CNET News “A malicious SMS sent to a Windows Phone 7.5 device will force it to reboot and lock down the messaging hub (see video below). WinRumors said tests … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/05/2011

Customer-Created Design: Virtual reality and realtime design enables seniors to design their own community spaces | ARCH Virtual “There’s a fantastic snippet in this video, about 2 minutes and 58 seconds in, that does a great job of capturing the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 11/28/2011

11 programming trends to watch | Application Development – InfoWorld “From JavaScript everywhere to everything on the JVM, the times and the tools are a-changing. So too is the way programmers work, thanks to the rise of frameworks and walled … Continue reading

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Mobile app development: Native vs. hybrid vs. HTML5 (part 2)

I’ve seen and heard a lot of discussion about how people build applications for mobile devices. While there are literally hundreds of thousands of apps out there for Apple, Android, Blackberry and other smartphones, I can’t help but think the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 05/11/2011

Canonical switches to OpenStack for Ubuntu Linux cloud | ZDNet “OK, it’s not too surprising that Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company, has switched to OpenStack for its Ubuntu cloud foundation technology. After all, Canonical started flirting with OpenStack back in … Continue reading

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Video of my POSSCON keynote is now available

The organizers of the Palmetto Open Source Conference (POSSCON) that as held this year in Columbia, SC, in March, have posted videos of my keynote on YouTube. The talk was called “Landmines for Open Source in the Mobile Space”: Part … Continue reading

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Daily links for 05/02/2011

AT&T’s broadband data caps start today “Starting today, AT&T will begin restricting more than 16 million broadband users based on the amount of data they use a month. The number-two carrier’s entry into the broadband cap club means that a majority … Continue reading

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Slides for my POSSCON talk

The slides for my POSSCON talk “Landmines for Open Source in the Mobile Space” are available here in PDF format. It is also available via SlideShare: Landmines for Open Source in the Mobile Space View more presentations from Bob Sutor. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/15/2011

Black Duck Introduces Android Fast Start Program – Application Development – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “As the Google Android platform has become red hot for developers, Black Duck Software has launched an Android Fast Start program, a bundled software … Continue reading

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So you’re thinking of buying an iPad 2

With Apple‘s announcement yesterday of the availability of the new iPad 2 in the US on March 11, a lot of people are probably wondering if they should buy an iPad for the first time or get a new one. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/01/2011

GPL and the Apple App Store [vlc-devel] FSF position on GPLv2 & current App Store terms “There have been changes to the terms since our original blog post on the topic. I confirmed that the changes did not affect the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/23/2011

Apple to Unveil IPad 2 on March 2 in San Francisco | Kara Swisher | BoomTown | AllThingsD “Analysts expect the iPad 2 to be thinner than its predecessor and feature an improved display, as well as front-facing camera and … Continue reading

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POSSCON 2011 – I’m speaking

I’m slated to speak this year at POSSCON 2011, the Palmetto Open Source Software Conference in Columbia, South Carolina, from March 23 to March 25. From the conference website: The Palmetto Open Source Software Conference brings a world-class lineup of … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/15/2011

What Factors Justify the Use of Apache Hadoop? – tecosystems “When is Hadoop justified? For a petabyte workloads, certainly. But the versatility of tool makes it appropriate for a variety of workloads beyond quote unquote big data. It’s not going … Continue reading

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Review of the blog for 2010 – January through March

With a little more than a week left in 2010, I thought I would go back and review some of the themes and entries from this blog since January. In many ways it was a strange year and my writing … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/10/2010

OStatic’s Superguide to Free, Open Source Tools “On a regular basis, we at OStatic round up our ongoing collections of open source resources, tutorials, reviews and project tours. These educational toolkits are a big part of the learning mission we … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/02/2010

How To Sell WordPress To Clients | Video User Manuals “Tammy Hart is an Automattic consultant who recently gave a talk at WordCamp Atlanta about “WordPress & Working with Clients”. She had such a positive response to her talk that … Continue reading

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First impressions of iOS 4.2

Yesterday Apple released the latest version of their operating system for iPhones and iPads. iOS 4.2 is not radically new and different for the iPhone, but does bring new functionality to the iPad. The primary thing I’ve been waiting for … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/19/2010

7 Places to Find Free, Legal Images for the Web | BloggingPro “Everyone knows that the Web is a visual medium and that posts/pages with images stand out better than those with just text. However, finding images can be tricky, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/17/2010

State CIOs Head For The Exits | Government IT Blog | InformationWeek Government “The list of CIOs in state government who have resigned, or are about to, is growing. Michigan, Minnesota, and Washington are losing their top IT execs, and … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/14/2010

Microsoft Gives its Blessing to OpenOffice.org – Open Enterprise “The criticisms made in the video are not really the point – they are mostly about OpenOffice.org not being a 100% clone of Microsoft Office, and compatibility problems with Microsoft’s proprietary … Continue reading

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Mention of IBM shifting to Firefox on CNN

Thanks to my IBM colleague John Walicki for forwarding this link to a CNN video fragment of a discussion on browsers. They highlight IBM’s announcement in July of our corporate switch to the Firefox browser.

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Daily links for 09/02/2010

How to Install Apps With Ubuntu Software Center – PCWorld Business Center “The latest release of Ubuntu 10.04, code-named Lucid Lynx, has a somewhat revamped user interface. One of the most significant changes is the Software Center, which provides a … Continue reading

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Daily links for 07/07/2010

User interface overhaul arrives in Firefox 4 beta “Mozilla on Tuesday released the first official beta of Firefox 4, the next major version of the popular open source Web browser. Mozilla has completely overhauled Firefox’s user interface and added several … Continue reading

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12 days with an iPad

Twelve days ago I got a new iPad with WiFi and 3G and promptly took it on a one week business trip to Europe. Generally, I think it lived up to its hype and is quite elegant. I very much … Continue reading

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Appliances and Linux

A couple of days ago I posted a link to a video I made with Novell‘s Tom Crabb about appliances and the role of Linux in them. Here are a few additional comments. In your kitchen you have special appliances … Continue reading

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My latest video: Novell, appliances, SUSE, microwaves, Linux

While I was at Novell‘s BrainShare conference last month in Salt Lake City, I sat down with Tom Crabb, Novell’s Enablement Manager and recorded a video. The topic was IT appliances, specifically virtual software appliances. You can see it here … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/15/2010

OpenGL 4.0 to unlock next-gen graphics on the latest GPUs – Video Games Reviews, Cheats | Geek.com “Khronos said the new software delivers speedier performance, improved graphics quality, and flexibility enhancements, including tessellation and double precision shaders. In addition, OpenGL … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/11/2010

Microsoft offers a Sophie’s Choice | Open Source | ZDNet.com “You get one choice. You buy Microsoft and you’re locked into Microsoft. You can’t go back. In Microsoft’s world its formats and open source are the two children, and you … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/09/2010

Second Life’s virtual money can become real-life cash – washingtonpost.com “Last year, as the physical economy withered, Second Life‘s economy blossomed, with user-to-user transactions topping $567 million in actual U.S. currency, a 65 percent jump over 2008. About 770,000 unique … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/09/2010

W3C pulls former Novell CTO for CEO spot “Filling a position left open since 2008, former Novell CTO Jeffrey Jaffe has taken on the role of chief executive officer for the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).” tags: novell, w3c Second … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/01/2010

Raph’s Website » Are virtual worlds over? “Now, I am a virtual world person, obviously. I don’t see much distinction between the game worlds and the non-game ones like Second Life. I have been working with them since the text … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/25/2010

Linux kernel R&D worth over 1bn euros • The Register “How much would it cost the European Union to cobble together the Linux kernel from scratch? The development costs would reach over a billion euros (or about £900m, or $1.4bn … Continue reading

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Second Life tip of the day

It’s been about three years since I posted a tip of the day for the Second Life virtual world, but since I’m attending a virtual meeting in IBM right now, I’ll put this one up: You can turn off the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/06/2010

Microsoft to Drop Linux, Unix Versions of Enterprise Search – PCWorld Business Center “Microsoft will no longer offer Linux or Unix versions of its enterprise search products after a wave of releases set to ship in the first half of … Continue reading

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Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux” Video Contest

After the great success of last year’s video contest, the Linux Foundation has announced this year’s competition: SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the … Continue reading

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The Sirikata open source platform for games and virtual worlds

As many of you know, I’m still quite interested in virtual worlds and 3D immersive environments though I certainly don’t spend as much time in Second Life as I did several years ago. So from time to time I poke … Continue reading

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Life with Linux: Connecting two machines with a USB KVM switch

This weekend I put together a new machine for my home office to complement the iMac on my desktop. Since I didn’t want to fill up the desk with another mouse and keyboard, I decided to get a USB KVM … Continue reading

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Open source game engines for Linux

My recent post about Linux and video games has gotten quite a few hits, so while I was on a three hour flight today I thought it would useful to later put together a list of free and open source … Continue reading

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Will video games make desktop Linux into a killer consumer platform?

I had an interesting email exchange over the weekend with a reader of this blog who was wondering if video game producers targeted desktop Linux as platform then would this significantly increase adoption of Linux over Windows? Alternatively, those same … Continue reading

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Daily Links for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Open Source Open Source House: designing eco-affordable housing together Open Source House (OS-House) is a non-profit organization that aims to provide better, more sustainable housing in low-income countries. 8 Design principles are utilized by OS-House to guarantee standards of sustainability, … Continue reading

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