- What's In A Name? - Forbes.com - Pure venom. "Lotus Notes is far and away the most horrible software on the planet. Sure, people grumble about Microsoft products. But that's nothing compared to how people feel about Notes. People hate Notes. As in, they want to change jobs just so they can stop using it. I'm pretty sure there are shrinks who have built practices around it."
- History, focus, and technology of HP Neoview | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services - Some good detail on HP Neoview.
- Dan Heller's Photography Business Blog: Stock Photography, the Consumer, and the Future - Long post to read when I have time.
- Digital Lifestyle Girl's Place on the Web: The Internets are dangerous - Some good points in both post and comments.
- tecosystems » Is the Cloud Stupid? - "But still, in the face of end user ignorance and the impracticality of his alternative, Stallman’s quest seems - at best - quixotic. Again. Only this time, I expect him to have rather less success than in years past." Concur. As Stephen says, it's happening. Better to deal with the real issues rather than try to turn back the clock.
- Code: Flickr Developer Blog » Flickr Engineers Do It Offline - Another example of how differently you do things at mega scale points.
- Twilight of the GPU: an epic interview with Tim Sweeney: Page 1 - Graphics are often pointed to as an exception to the "general purpose wins" rule. But that exception may be coming to an end (albeit within the context of a new "general purpose."
- J.K. Rowling should lose her copyright lawsuit against the Harry Potter Lexicon. - By Tim Wu - Slate Magazine - "Rowling might object that the fan's guide will be strewn with errors or poorly written; but it is hardly the job of copyright to protect us from bad execution."
Thursday, October 02, 2008
I got out of the link posting rhythm because of lots of travel and other things. Should be back on track now (at least until the end of October).
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:21 AM