New IBM patent policy II

Yesterday I promised to post more about IBM’s new corporate patent policy. Let’s start with the broadcast links: IBM’s Dave Kappos talks on National Public Radio Discussion on CNN American Morning: Minding Your Business and here are some online print links: The press release: “IBM Establishes Worldwide Patent Policy to…

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Oslo TEKNA conference next Thursday

I will be speaking at the TEKNA conference in Oslo, Norway, next Thursday, October 5. The talk title (which may change) is “Govermental enforcement of open source and standards. The international picture right now!”. The last time I was in Oslo I got a bit confused about how to dress…

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Teach your children about open. Even better, show them.

I’ve been in Raleigh the last two days participating in the K-12 Open Technologies Summit at the William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University. It was quite intense but this wasn’t a group singalong where everybody was singing the same song. Sure, almost all…

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K-12 Open Technologies Summit

This week I’m going to have the pleasure of participating in the K-12 Open Technologies Summit at the William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC,. According to the agenda, I’m taking part in a panel on Wednesday Thursday morning on open…

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What browsers are people using on sutor.com?

I’ve been trying out Mint for the last week to see some more statistics on how people are accessing my blog and overall website. It’s been helpful, though it tells me nothing about the use of the RSS and ATOM feeds. In the last week, here is the breakdown of…

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Second day in Lyon

Yesterday was the second day of the OpenOffice.org conference in Lyon and I took part in and participated in much of the ODF track. The day started with a panel on ODF moderated by Charles-H. Schulz, with Rob Weir (IBM), Eduardo Gutentag (Sun), and me participating. There were no fireworks…

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“OASIS Launches OpenDocument XML.org”

OASIS released a press release yesterday about the new OpenDocument XML.org. Here’s an excerpt (most if it, actually): OASIS Launches OpenDocument XML.org New Web Site Enables Community to Share, Track, and Monitor Information on the OpenDocument Format Lyon, France; 12 September 2006 � The OASIS international standards consortium today launched…

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