- 'Why Foresight?' - an attempt to an answer
Doniphon's lightning talk, at FOSDEM, about the concepts behind, and around, Foresight Linux.
- ‘Til All Are One » What if… Windows went open source?
Microsoft’s ’shared source’ programme. In this state, you must sign a restrictive NDA to see the code, and after that your mind is forever tainted with Microsoft’s intellectual property. Write anything even remotely similar to the code you were deigned to see, and you leave yourself open to litigation. In other words, taking part in shared source is a sure-fire way to torpedo your career in software.
- "Skeleton of Giant" Is Internet Photo Hoax
A digitally altered photograph created in 2002 shows a reclining giant surrounded by a wooden platform—with a shovel-wielding archaeologist thrown in for scale. By 2004 the "discovery" was being blogged and emailed all over the world—"Giant Skeleton Unearthed!"—and it's been enjoying a revival in 2007.
- "The Microsoft / Novell partnership should have included a technical Mono/.NET collaboration"
Since the July of 2001 the Mono project has been working on offering a free alternative for Microsofts .Net. In 2004 version 1.0 was published, for a few months Mono 1.2 has been available. The project was initiated by Miguel de Icaza. Andreas Proschofsky spoke with him about the future of Mono, the competition and the Microsoft deal.
Miguel de Icaza, founder of the Mono project, in an interview about the future of the free .Net-alternative, the Microsoft deal and basing a desktop on C#
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- #1 Song on This Date in History
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- ~ BluePad ~ Home
BluePad turns your cell phone into a remote bluetooth controller with which you can control your computer. Client side is Java, should run on most phones.
- 10 Best: April Fools' Gags (the Web Is Closing for Spring Cleaning!)
1998 In accordance with a biblical passage describing the circumference-to-diameter ratio of a bowl in the Temple of Solomon (1 Kings 7:23), the Alabama legislature has voted to round the value of pi to 3.0
- 10 dirtiest jobs in science - CNN.com
10 dirtiest jobs in science - CNN.com (tags: fun, science)
Sometimes a job calls for a little dirty work, but when your job is in science, the dirty part can become increasingly literal.
- 10 Email Addresses That Will Be Useful When You Have No Internet Access
you can do a lot of interesting things over email without a web connection - you can read any webpages over email, maintain your task list, convert documents, upload photo and videos, get dictionary meanings of words and more.
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- 101 Zen Stories
101 Zen Stories (tags: philosophy, religion, zen)
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- 14 Great Graphic Arts Illusions - Photographs with Style!
illusory art that tickles the senses without any pretension to being real.
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- 1945 Pop Mech
1945 Pop Mech (tags: downloads, classics, howto)
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
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- 1984 Comic Book | 1984comic.com
1984 Comic Book | 1984comic.com (tags: comics, downloads, art, toread, books)
- 1989 Bill Gates Talk on Microsoft
Bill Gates discusses the software and computer industry, and how Microsoft has contributed. Gates also discusses his views on the future of the computing industry. The talk was recorded in 1989 but was only recently digitized.
- 3-Lib Nokia Communicator Acticles
3-Lib Nokia Communicator Acticles (tags: mobile, nokia)
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- 3-Lib, Your resource for all things Psion and Symbian. Features, software, stats and tutorials.
3-Lib, Your resource for all things Psion and Symbian. Features, software, stats and tutorials. (tags: mobile, software)
- 404; tubes not found (updated sound)
404; tubes not found (updated sound) (tags: internet, fun, satire, tubes)
- 60 Years Of Heroes | TIME Europe Magazine | Nov.13, 2006
60 Years Of Heroes | TIME Europe Magazine | Nov.13, 2006 (tags: culture, history, magazines, toread)
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- 8 steps you should take if your identity is stolen - Lifehacker
8 steps you should take if your identity is stolen - Lifehacker (tags: security, lifehacks, howto)
- A Brief History of Computers, As Seen in Old TV Ads
A Brief History of Computers, As Seen in Old TV Ads (tags: history, fun, movies, technology, tv)
It's been said that the average American will see two million TV commercials by the time he or she turns 65. Doing some quick math in my head, I believe that means that I've seen...well, a terrifyingly large number of...
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