Life with Linux: On the Road

Since my last entry on this topic two weeks ago, I’ve had the chance to bring my work Lenovo Thinkpad T400 running Ubuntu Linux 9.04 on a few business trips. I’ve also done a few tweaks, added a few apps, subtracted a few apps, and generally lived with this environment…

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LinuxWorld 2008 Prediction #6: FOSS licenses

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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Some analyst reports from “Virtual Worlds: Where Business, Society, Technology & Policy Converge”

The analyst reports from the virtual worlds conference last week are starting to come in. Here are a few: Gordon Haff of Illuminata: “Virtual Worlds Rising” Steve O’Grady of Redmonk: “MIT/IBM Virtual Worlds Conference: Not Converted, But Coming Around” Bruce Richardson of AMR Research: “The Current Reality of Virtual Worlds”…

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Video of “Virtual Worlds: Where Business, Society, Technology & Policy Converge”

Video from last Friday’s virtual world’s conference at MIT is now available in RealPlayer format. The links are available in the left-hand column of the agenda. In some cases, multiple sessions are contained in a single video segment.

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IBM and MIT present “Virtual Worlds: Where Business, Society, Technology & Policy Converge”

Today, IBM and MIT are hosting an conference about many of the current ideas, concerns, and opportunities associated with virtual worlds: “Virtual Worlds: Where Business, Society, Technology & Policy Converge”. I expect several stories about this to appear, and will add them to this entry as they appear. CNet: “IBM:…

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