It took a while to happen, but MS Encarta has finally been pulled. With Wikipedia rules! Power to the community!
A though provoking talk by Mike Rowe at TED about dirty jobs. Is coding/programming a dirty job then? How do
Just got pointed to PyCon 2009@Chicago. Kinda timely as the code::XtremeApps 2009 will have in the open category python and
It cannot be that governments in south east Asia are so naive that their computers are compromised and has become
I am appalled to hear some members of the Singapore Computer Society complaining about their email forwarding having a hickup.
Interesting article about how MS is trying it’s best to thwart the ability to boot from the USB port with
Happy Document Freedom Day! It is fundamentally crucial that the world is kept aware of the need to ensure that
It is a fantastic move by Tom Tom to join the Open Invention Network. Let’s continue to build a patent
Now that it is better documented, I am putting this up as a note to self.
I wanted to mention the dangers of implementing any of the MS formats as they could be software patent encumbered.
At the Open Standards Day event on Wednesday, the MS speaker did a fairly good job in confusing the audience
Happy to see TED.com coming to Mysore, India in November 2009. Now need to find a way to attend. Sponsors?
I think software entrophy as defined is not entirely correct. It seems to be more of a proprietary world view
Perhaps. I think the combined cloud philosophy and virtualization technologies will re-cast the way data centers will be setup and
For the first time for me atleast, I am now watching Shuttle STS119 waiting to launch via live streaming!
While I am not keen to see open source and open standards being set up as a plank in politics,
How does one go about unistalling Fedora? Fedora’s four foundations – Freedom, Friends, Features and First – are fundamental in
Am really glad to see Open Office nearing the 50 million download mark. That says a lot for a product
I downloaded Fennec and am running it on my Fedora 10 machine. I am quite impressed with it. I gives
Watch this. Never could appreciate the BS that the so called “experts” or “financial journalists” do on CNBC’s Squak Box.
I am wondering where the IMF is with this economic crisis. If the economic crisis was triggered from any country
I think the sentiment expressed by Paul Graham is something that I have always felt and for years. I do
I would love to see this in action. If nothing else, what is the MTBF between BSODs?
I am a sucker for innovative applications. I continue to be happy with qik.com which offers a mobile webcam to
Glad to see Keppler take off successfully. I am very sure that we will discover earth-like planets in the Goldilock’s
So, a survey says that Singapore has topped an international e-govt survey. Hmm. Let’s see how does this new report
I like clever names for projects. On a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the best), I’d probably rate teiid
Finally, something enormously valuable from Scott McNealy. I think these types of comments are what we need to jolt the
I think at last count, it was US$8B. That’s how much Vista cost to make (or as it has been
I think this video needs to be updated to reflect the massive losses incurred by the GIC and Temasek Holdings.