Thursday, May 23, 2002
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Your problem is Obvious Department
On a link from Doc, Microsoft is doing it again.
The Washington Post Online posted a story about the panic in Redmond over a report by the Pentagon about software to run our nation.
"Spokesman Jon Murchinson said Microsoft has been talking about how to allow open-source and proprietary software to coexist. "Our goal is to resolve difficult issues that are driving a wedge between the commercial and free software models," he said."
I can solve your problem in 4 words...
SHUT THE FUCK UP!!
I really like it when somebody says something priceless. This deserves preservation.
"Investigating the world of weblogs: at a Silicon Valley conference, new technology left old-style reporters so far behind that they retired to the bar "
The power of the web to transform reporting is highlighted in this article at the Guardian Online. At the latest O'Reilly Emerging Technology conference, attendees were posting impressions online in near realtime, getting responses and emails and presenting questions posted and email received while the speakers were still onstage.
Cut n Paste Journalism
On the other hand we have this gem from Fortune Online. This article was posted after an editorial conference, fact finding, writing, re-writing and the other checks and balances that are used in print publications.
Eldred v. Ashcroft - Eldred Legal Defense Fund
Here is where to send money.
"Eldred Legal Defense Fund"
It's Your Turn.....
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