LinuxWorld 2008 Prediction #3: Linux and x86

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 2008 Prediction #2: Linux and longevity

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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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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Bluer skies, nicer clouds

Linden Lab, purveyors of Second Life, have announced the acquisition of Windward Mark, a graphics company specializing in atmospheric effects such as clouds and diffracted sunlight. This will both bolster their technology as well as beefing up their new presence in the Boston area. They have said that they will…

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Open Standards vs. Open Source, Part 2: Software

Part 1: Standards Part 2: Software Part 3: Open Source Software Part 4: The SOA Connection In Part 1 of this discussion of open standards and open source, I focused on what a standard is and what it means for it to be open. I compared a standard to a…

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