- Free movies on your iPad from the National Film Board | iPad Atlas - CNET Reviews
- Zucchini and Summer Squash with Chili, Mint and Toasted Almonds - Blog - food52 - StumbleUpon
- The knowledge factor in Silicon Valley - O Say Can You See? - "Terman’s goal was to import the Cambridge-MIT model of regional innovation to the West Coast. For Terman, marrying the knowledge of the university to the practical concerns of industry was critical to the formation of a self-sustaining high-technology and knowledge region."
- Presentations: Red Hat Summit 2010 - JBossWorld 2010
- Unlocking The Value Of The Cloud - Forbes.com - Nice piece from Forbes that mentions the Red Hat announcements at Summit.
- BuzzWhack: The Buzzword Compliant Dictionary
- A hard look at the Web's 'shallows' | Relevant Results - CNET News - Carr's provocative although his long-form writing is generally more nuanced than the soundbite is.
- Mitch Albom: iPhone crazies need a major wake-up call | freep.com | Detroit Free Press - "And when the doors opened, you'd have thought Justin Bieber was waiting inside. People applauded. They screamed. Some actually squealed. This, for a phone... Never mind that the device would be for sale the next day, too. Never mind that there's a reason it's called iPhone 4 -- because there have already been three iPhones before it."
- OpenOffice at the crossroads - The H Open Source: News and Features - Without really disagreeing with much of what Michael Meeks has to say, there's also the matter of "Who pays?" Lots of people like having a free alternative to Microsoft Office, but there aren't companies out there with the self-interest and the money to fund the level of development needed for OpenOffice to shine.
- Did VMware just cancel their client hypervisor outright? - Brian Madden - BrianMadden.com - Don't know anything here beyond Brian's speculations. However, a few salient points: 1.) Client-side virtualization is about portfolios of solutions; 2.) I've been skeptical in the past about the depth of VMware's commitment here; and 3.) Does browser-based (or at least lightweight) client computing largely make all this irrelevant for many purposes.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Posted by Gordon Haff at 3:08 PM