LinuxWorld 2008 Prediction #4: Linux and the desktop

Although I’ve previously published the slides for the talk I gave at LinuxWorld 2008 in San Francisco, I thought it might be useful to add some additional comments in the blog about each of the eight predictions I made. This is not the full text of what I said nor…

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LinuxWorld keynote: Comments solicited

I’m now starting to put together my LinuxWorld keynote (August 6, after lunch) and I’ve been talking to people about ideas for the presentation. The general idea is that for the first half I’m going to look at the last decade of free and open source, focusing on GNU/Linux, and…

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Google, Microsoft, spreadsheets, and a decade, plus or minus

Like many people, I heard yesterday of Google’s plan to announce an online spreadsheet today. I was busy near Boston this morning and then traveling home this afternoon, so I’ve only now been able to catch up with some of the second wave of press and opinion. The first thing…

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