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Latest Posts

Craigslist debate rages on

Apparently having Craigslist take advertising to save the world isn't such a hot idea. Of course that hasn't stopped the debate, which has run almost a full week now and flared up again today.

December 13, 2006 by


Intalio makes disingenuous claim that it has released code as open source

I just received a press release from Intalio who is engaging in what I'd consider to be more slight of hand when it comes to vendors claiming that they've released code under an open source license when that isn't the case, at least according to the people who have written the commonly accepted definitions for free and/or open source software (free software, Free Software Foundation-style, is open source, but not necessarily vice-versa).

December 12, 2006 by David Berlind


Selling HP's ongoing reinvention

On his way to becoming the next Lou Gerstner, the no-nonsense, conductor of IBM's turnaround in the 1990s, HP CEO Mark Hurd was busy setting Wall Street expectations. And unlike his predecessors--Carly Fiorina and Lew Platt--there would be no overpromising and underdelivering.

December 12, 2006 by Dan Farber