- Why No Billion-Dollar Open Source Companies? - Community - ComputerworldUK - "Indeed, I would go so far as to say that very few open source startups will ever get anywhere near to $1 billion. Not because they are incompetent, or because open source will “fail” in any sense. But because the economics of open source software – and therefore the business dynamics – are so different from those of traditional software that it simply won't be possible in most markets. Red Hat stands a chance because it has (wisely) colonised the biggest sector, that of enterprise infrastructural products - “we are plumbers”, as Whitehurst put it with brutal frankness. "
- Top Ways to Start and Expand Your Virtualization Deployments | Andi Mann – Übergeek - Good piece.
- BP (Logo Redesign Contest) LogoMyWay.com ™ - This is funny. Sad, but funny.
- Dave Eggers on America and the World Cup. - By Dave Eggers - Slate Magazine - This is also a good piece.
- The Rest-of-the-World Cup - TIME - An oldie but goodie by Joel Stein.
- Lazy, Hazy, Crazy: The 10 Laws of Behavioral Cloudonomics - Good piece on what behavioral economics mean for cloud adoption.
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Friday, June 11, 2010
Posted by Gordon Haff at 9:29 AM