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Latest Posts

Time to learn LISP

Peter Coffee has an interesting article about "exotic" programming languages (and techniques) that are being used in mainstream applications.  Peter mentions LISP, Prolog, genetic programming, and neural nets as examples.

February 6, 2006 by Phil Windley


Virtualization plasma

Stephen Shankland looks at recent moves in software virtualization, following up on VMware's launch of a new, free version of its GSX server. News.

February 6, 2006 by Dan Farber


Blogospheric pressure check

Technorati's David Sifry offers his state of the blogosphere. The summary: The blogosphere is doubling in size every 5 and a half monthsTechnorati now tracks over 27.

February 6, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Google = Blind Evolution

Speaking at the SIAA Information Industry Summit in New York, Esther Dyson succinctly characterizes Google and Yahoo. "Google is blind evolution.

February 6, 2006 by Dan Farber


Gillmor Gang: Memeorandum and the future of media

Gabe Rivera of Memeorandum joined a partially populated Gillmor Gang (Steve, myself, Doc Searls and Mike Arrington--Jon Udell, Mike Vizard and Dana Gardner unavailable) podcast on Friday. As I said during the show, I'm a fan of Memeorandum.

February 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster talks business

Video: David Kirkpatrick of Fortune interviews Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster in New York about the popular local classified and commmunity site, which is disrupting offline classifieds and online competitors. Buckmaster cited external reports that Craigslist has more job-related traffic than Monster and CareerBuilder combined.

February 3, 2006 by Dan Farber


VMware finds value in volume...and free

VMware is taking steps to stay ahead of the pack with a free version of it next generation GSX server product, called its VMware Server. Stephen Shankland scooped it yesterday.

February 3, 2006 by Dan Farber


Hosted CRM, SaaS tectonic plate shifting

In this latest episode of the Dan & David Show, I go solo as David is out with a bad but recovering back.  In this shortened edition I give my take on the busy week in hosted CRM land.

February 3, 2006 by Dan Farber

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More on SAP's 'hybrid' CRM

SAP's announcement of its on demand CRM solution has stimulated competitors and commmentors. Phil Wainewright hits SAP over the head for announcing a "gridless on demand model.

February 2, 2006 by Dan Farber