Eco-Patent Commons news

There’s news today from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development that Ricoh and Taisei have joined the Eco-Patent Commons and Dupont has contributed more patents. From the release: Eco-Patent Commons, launched by IBM, Nokia, Pitney Bowes and Sony in partnership with the WBCSD, was founded on the commitment that…

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Life after Windows, One Month and Four Days

Ok, blog titles like this will not be sustainable, though I’ll mark the passage of time somehow. I haven’t used Microsoft Windows in any way since March 11, though it’s interesting to watch various people fight to save Windows XP. Then there’s the whole fuss Gartner raised about how Windows…

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Grading open standards: what does purely open mean?

People stop me all the time and they ask, “Bob, what is an open standard?” And I tell them, well it depends, but if you read my blog you would have an idea of some possible answers. They then look really scared and I never see them again. All kidding…

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