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

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


Linux vs. Linux

If you put a stopwatch on Windows users, timing their use of various applications, and noting what the Web-based stuff on, they might be surprised to learn how much of their day is spent on Linux already.

January 2, 2006 by Dana Blankenhorn


It's not always about open source

The open source fight in Massachusetts, as partisan as it may have become, was in the end about politics. A Democrat lined up against the Republican because the Republican had lined up that way. It had little to do with the merits.

December 29, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn