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

Is Jobs the new Gates?

Enemies are useful. They get your juices going. They give you something to push back against. They help you gain allies. Ask any political blogger.

December 27, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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Google in the garden of good and evil

If Google's stance means anything it means they won't give in to cynicism, that they will at least continue struggling with these questions, and seeking the greater good.

December 22, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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An open source Christmas present

There's a lot more to do in codifying all this, and getting all colleges (as well as major companies) to sign off. But the initial list of sponsors -- IBM, Stanford, Cisco, MIT -- is promising.

December 22, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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The Service Era

This new service economy is truly transformative, and not just for those interested in profit.

December 21, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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