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Over on Digital Media Thoughts, contributing editor Jeremy Charette and friends are tearing apart the problem I'm having playing 99 cent downloads on my $20,000 whole home entertainment system.
Schwartz's story improved markedly when he got off of the Sun middleware review and got on to Galaxy.
As a part of what he says is his life's most important work, MIT Media Labs director Nicholas Negroponte is on course to deliver a $100 laptop to the people who need it most: the world's children. The first prototype, (pictured left, see more photos of it in ZDNet's online photo gallery) is on course to be shown-off for the first time on November 17 at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis.
Must watch: I've seen Dick Hardt's presentation on the nature of digital identity evolve over the last several months, and the version available here really captures the complexities of participating in an online world and how identity is at the center of the Web experience. Dick is the founder and CEO of Sxip Identity, which he describes as an Identity 2.
So far, this is the best quote of the day from MIT's Emerging Technologies Conference: "It isn't the birthright of Americans to have a high standard of living, clean water, and good healthcare.
Equipped with my WiFi-enabled notebook computer, an extension cord (for power) and my Nikon D70 digital SLR camera, I'm at MIT's Emerging Technology Conference today (pictured right, MIT's Kresge Auditorium, the location of the event). I've already "Photoshopped" about 16 photographs that are currently being uploaded to ZDNet's online photo gallery of the event and more are on the way.
We just have to get those customer sites to saddle up and ride alongside the SOA bandwagon.
What is a business without a vibrant ecosystem? Barren and destined for oblivion.