Daily Links for Wednesday, November 4, 2009 – Virtual Worlds Edition

Virtual Worlds Feeding Edge Feeding Edge is a consulting company. Founded by epredator (Ian Hughes) metaverse evangelist, tribal leader and public speaker and developer with over 18 years experience in a single large corporation. Half of that time has been spent on leading edge, initially scary, technology and solutions in…

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Daily Links for Sunday, November 1, 2009

Software Microsoft to indirectly fund L.A.’s switch to Google Apps Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Nick Eaton Talk about irony. Of the $7.2 million the Los Angeles city government will be spending to switch its e-mail system to Google Apps, $1.5 million of it will come from Microsoft, according to City Council…

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Upcoming OpenOffice.org 2009 Conference in Orvieto, Italy

The next incarnation of the OpenOffice.org 2009 Conference will be held in a couple of weeks in Orvieto, Italy. The exact dates are November 3, 2009 – November 6, 2009. In addition to OpenOffice.org specifically, the conference will include discussions of the Open Document Format (ODF) and other software that…

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8th Annual Southern California Linux Expo

I just saw notice of the 8th Annual Southern California Linux Expo now scheduled for February 19-21, 2010 at the Westin Hotel near Los Angeles International Airport. While I’ve never attended this conference in person (why be in LA in February when you can be in snowy upstate NY?), I’ve…

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Daily Links for Friday, September 25, 2009 – Morning Edition

Open Source Shuttleworth: Don’t Give Up the Linux Desktop internetnews.com / Sean Michael Kerner Speaking at the LinuxCon conference late Wednesday, the Canonical founder pitched his approach for expanding Linux to provide a better user experience and broadening its appeal. The approach involves having a degree of cadence and coordination…

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Daily Links for August 31, 2009 – Evening Edition

Sun absorbs $147M loss as Oracle deal looms The Associated Press / Jordan Robertson Sun Microsystems Inc. recorded a $147 million loss while sales eroded 31 percent in the April-June period, likely the server and software maker’s last full quarter as an independent company. Sun’s latest numbers, reported Friday in…

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Daily Links for August 19, 2009

Macintosh Apple‘s Snow Leopard: A flurry of changes CNet / Erica Ogg “According to rumors, the release of Mac OS X 10.6, Apple’s operating system also known as Snow Leopard, might arrive a bit early. Though Apple announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June that Snow Leopard would hit…

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Daily Links 07/08/2009 (p.m.)

About GOSCON | GOSCON “GOSCON DC is a special production of the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) designed to meet the needs of senior IT executives of federal agencies and regional state and local government.” tags: OB, open source, government, DC CONNECT Community Portal – NHIN CONNECT Gateway – Confluence “The…

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Daily Links 04/14/2009 (p.m.)

IBM launches business analytics services unit; Eyes predictive modeling | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com “At an event in its Hawthorne, NY research facility, Big Blue detailed plans to launch its first new services business since 2002. In a nutshell, IBM is taking its knowledge of verticals, mathematics, research and…

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Daily Links 03/27/2009 (a.m.)

GDN: Blue Mars SDK from Avatar Reality “Providing a brand new venue for game developers, digital entrepreneurs, artists and educators, Avatar Reality Inc., today announced its software development kit (SDK) for the upcoming massively multiplayer virtual world (MMVW), Blue Mars. Premiering at the 2009 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the Blue…

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Daily Links 03/24/2009 (a.m.)

IBM, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems Among Speakers on Tap for InfoWorld OSBC 2009 in San Francisco “Executives from IBM, Linux Foundation, Microsoft, North Bridge Venture Partners, Novell, Red Hat and Sun Microsystems will present keynotes at Open Source Business Conference (OSBC), taking place March 24-25, 2009 at The Palace Hotel in…

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Daily Links 02/26/2009 (a.m.)

Is Washington ready for cloud computing? | Politics and Law – CNET News “The financial downturn, momentum from the private sector, and a new Web-savvy administration have come together to create the perfect climate for government adoption of cloud computing, said software as a service vendors, federal information technology purchasers,…

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Daily Links 02/22/2009 (a.m.)

Amanda McPherson’s Linux Foundation blog · Who’s Speaking at this year’s CollabSummit? “The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit is the only conference designed to enhance collaboration between the Linux community, industry, end users and ISVs. Instead of the silo-ed developer conferences or trade shows that fill up the year’s calendar, we…

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Daily Links 02/04/2009 (p.m.)

LinuxCon “LinuxCon is a new annual technical conference that will provide an unmatched collaboration and education space for all matters Linux. LinuxCon will bring together the best and brightest that the Linux community has to offer, including core developers, administrators, end users, community managers and industry experts. In being the…

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