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Entries from April 2006

April CTO Breakfast

April 28th, 2006 · No Comments

I attended Phil Windley’s CTO breakfast this morning. As always we had a good discussion on all things technology. I found a couple of interesting ideas from this meeting. First off, Nathan Conger from Novell showed us some of the latest features of the SUSE Enterprise Linux desktop. I must admit that it’s been a while since I’ve played with […]

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Tags: Business · Technology · Web 2.0

Another Great WebOS Article

April 27th, 2006 · No Comments

Richard MacManus with ZDNet posted another great article on the WebOS market, calling for Google or any one of the small startups in this space to become the next Linux. Wishful thinking you may ask? Maybe. There is clearly something here that is very interesting, but without a killer application to drive adoption it may […]

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Tags: Web 2.0

The Internet as an OS vs. Virtual / Online Desktops

April 25th, 2006 · No Comments

I’m been thinking a lot lately about Web 2.0, web services, and client / server applications moving online. And it occurred to me that Internet could be seen as one big operating system with the various components scattered through out cyberspace. The next new thing could be moving traditional local operating system services into the […]

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Tags: Web 2.0

The SEOmoz.org Web 2.0 Awards

April 25th, 2006 · No Comments

For those of you interested in the cutting edge of the Web 2.0 movement, check out the Web 2.0 Awards from SEOmoz.org. It provides a pretty good cross section of the types of solutions out there. My gut tells me that this is just the tip of the iceberg. With the rampant availability of high […]

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Tags: Web 2.0

CIA Kryptos Sculpture Reveals 8 More Characters

April 20th, 2006 · No Comments

There is an interesting Wired article on new developments in the quest to solve the secrets of a CIA sculpture called Kryptos. It turns out that Jim Sanborn the puzzles creator left off one character of the approximately 1800 letters cipher. This one small change revealed the words “layer two”. What that means and if […]

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Tags: Cryptography