Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.

Paula Rooney

Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.

Latest Posts

H-P should not make Marc rich (yet)

For any business to make sense as an acquisition for an outfit like H-P, it has to be scalable, and it has to be large enough to make an impact on the H-PO bottom line, if not right now, then soon.

January 18, 2006 by Dana Blankenhorn

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Is there an open source community?

But if God took Linus, and Bruce, and even Richard tomorrow (God forbid), maybe in some horrible Portland micro-brewery accident, open source would go on. Contrast this with what might happen if a bus were to hit, say, Steve Jobs.

January 15, 2006 by Dana Blankenhorn


AJAX moves toward open source

If you've ever been on an AJAX page, with buttons that rise up to meet you as you mouse over them, and that seem to know where you want to go before you do, then you know what I'm talking about.

January 10, 2006 by Dana Blankenhorn


Linux is Hard Work

If you're a desktop Linux person you're smart. And if you're a server Linux person you're a pro, or you could be.

January 8, 2006 by Dana Blankenhorn