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Latest Posts

Is demand for Linux slipping?

In this week's issue of, I came across an interesting piece entitled Server OS Numbers at Issue which should get the attention of many Linux aficionados.

November 5, 2007 by Marc Wagner


Defrag: Deconstructing the social Web

David Weinberger of the Harvard Berkman Center and author of "Everything is Miscellaneous" kicked of the Defrag conference with a talk titled "The Rise of the Implicit." His thesis is that we have a natural tendency to focus on what's explicit, but the explicit has certain characteristics that mislead us if that is the only focus.

November 5, 2007 by Dan Farber


HiveLive launches enterprise community platform

HiveLive has joined the growing number of companies focused on delivering social software, or a community platform with wikis, blogs, and forums, to enterprises. HiveLive calls itself as “the first community platform to seamlessly integrate social networks with information networks.

November 4, 2007 by Dan Farber