Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

Rachel King

Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

Latest Posts

Blinking at the Web

Malcom Gladwell wrote in Blink that we often form snap judgements and they're often wrong.  Now, researchers at Carleton University in Ottawa have determined that people decide a Web site's worth in 50 milliseconds--about the length of time that one frame of a TV show is on the screen.

January 25, 2006 by Phil Windley

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Google's shifting moral ground

Google's decision to censor results for its China search site has the blogosphere and beyond buzzing. Google's officials justified the decision in saying the getting access to the restricted, limited content is better than nothing.

January 25, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Can you have a GPLv2-only license?

With the coming of GPLv3, a few projects, including the Linux Kernel, will need to be expressly relicensed by all of their copyright holders if they choose v3. The question is, were they licensed correctly in the first place?

January 23, 2006 by David Rickerby

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