Daily Archives: September 28, 2010

Chasms and Imagination

Dana Blankenhorn knows a thing or two about IT but this is just wrong: “The chasm is that point in the ā€œsā€ curve where a product is known and liked by experts or aficionados, poised on the brink of mass … Continue reading

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Migrating to GNU/Linux

I am fortunate. My IT is straight forward. I set up GNU/Linux servers and GNU/Linux desktops and everyone (almost) is happy. It works reliably and I don’t need to fix much. Others have a more challenging task. Leaving the servers … Continue reading

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LibreOffice

Oracle and the properties it purchased with SUN Microsystems are evolving. OpenOffice.org is being replaced by LibreOffice and the Document Foundation. No word yet on whether or not Oracle will be participating. They let OpenSolaris wither. They may do the … Continue reading

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HTC Overtaking Apple and RIM

HTC is gaining rapidly on iPhone and RIM according to Digitimes. Android is doing well and there is speculation that M$’s new product will be popular. That remains to be seen. At the rates of growth HTC is seeing, they … Continue reading

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