I’m up late playing …

I’m up late playing with my new Powerbook G4. Wow. Wow. Wow.

x180.net: Titanium Powerbook G4

Sun: An Open Response to Microsoft

I don’t think I’m going to make it to SXSW this year, despite the number of people who emailed offering free beers. It’s mostly a time issue for me, and I don’t think I can take four days off next month — especially since I want to attend CHI 2001 in April in Seattle.

Microsoft is saying that the upcoming versions of Office XP and Windows XP will have a limited number of installs (like five). What bothers me about this is that re-installing the software (or OS) is often the only solution to many technical problems when dealing with Microsoft software that has overtaken your system. Sorry, you gotta FedEx your computer to Microsoft if you want it fixed. Or better yet, maybe Microsoft will require you to re-purchase the software you already own.

DaemonNews: Insights on Open Source Release Engineering, or: How NetBSD 1.5 Was Born

CVSSearch, A Search Tool for Code

cms-list: Java versus XML based WCMS

Good resource: XML and Databases

The last paragraph of this story is classic. The reader who submitted this is using Netscape 3.x on a 68K Macintosh. Just goes to show you that you can’t always assume your audience is using the most up-to-date technologies.

This is a good idea, but what’s stopping the state of New York from then selling your contact information to companies that aren’t doing telemarketing?

“Smith & Wesson – the original point and click interface.” Ha!

InfoWorld: It doesn’t matter if Linux wins, as long as Microsoft
loses its desktop dominance

How can a company as large as Microsoft not have done a trademark search on Xbox prior to launching their marketing campaign?

Sun: Java APIs for XML based RPC

Posted by Cameron Barrett at February 8, 2001 04:02 PM