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 Linux tougher to deal with than Windows?

If you've got some technical chops Linux should work fine in a workgroup setting, and the upfront costs can go into your pocket. If you're Clueless about computing, if you want it done for you, then maybe Microsoft will work better for you.

November 20, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn


Sony rootkit used open source

The pack of lawyers the industry once set on users is about to tear into one of its own, and the rest of us can only stand and watch in horrified fascination.

November 17, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn


Open source goes to Tunis

What is most important is to engage in a dialogue with other stakeholders, in an effort to promote greater understanding, and we are confident that this is what will come out of this summit."

November 11, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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