Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

Positive Feedback Goes Both Ways, Nathan

Nathan Myhrvold wrote, while comparing software to video tapes (US DOJ v M$, exhibit 994), “The computer industry as we know it today is full of examples of positive feedback. The value of a computer to its user depends on … Continue reading

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OMG! I’m Using One Hog Of A Window Manager!

“Xfce is a desktop environment based on GTK+ 2 toolkit. It aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use. Xubuntu and Fedora Xfce Spin are two of the distros featuring Xfce. It runs … Continue reading

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Malaysia To Revamp IT in Education, Slowly

“The Ministry will focus on delivering more ICT devices that are not necessarily computers (such as tablets or smartphones as digital devices continue to converge) to students and teachers. In order to remain cost-efficient, the Ministry will innovate along several … Continue reading

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