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Web 2.0: Rainforest edition

Steven Johnson adds his version to the Web 2.0 definition bucket in this excerpt from his column in Discovery magazine column:  "The difference between this Web 2.

October 3, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Google-Sun mash-up planned

Tomorrow, Sun CEO Scott McNealy and Google CEO Eric Schmidt are holding a press conference to discuss a "collaboration effort." Given that Dr.

October 3, 2005 by Dan Farber

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We the Sheeple (and other tales of DRM woe)

This past Friday, I wrote my personal Delcaration of InDRMpendence.  It scratches the surface of why we must place a citizens' injunction on Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology before it's too late.

October 3, 2005 by David Berlind

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In pursuit of the zero-footprint Office

It seems that a tipping point, or at least an new level of awareness, has been reached about the next Web frontier--a new generation of desktop productivity applications (think Microsoft Office without all the bits on your machine) with rich, interactive client interfaces and low-cost administration. They are built using technologies like AJAX, Flash and Java, with all the logic on the server and using XML and Web service bindings.

October 2, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Declaration of InDRMpendence

Is your anti-virus or anti-spyware technology warning you about the Digital Rights Management software on your computer?  If not, it should be.

September 30, 2005 by David Berlind

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