Monthly Archives: March 2001
this is ridiculous … Web Sites Using .org Fear Eviction
"The Daily Show's Indecision 2000 was awarded a Peabody Award for it's coverage of the 2000 election! The Peabody is one of the most prestigious awards in broadcast journalism. Comedy central beat out ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CNN, and all … Continue reading
AltaVista – BabelFish Translation
"…a recent IDC survey of prospective ASP users showed that collaborative software is the most popular "current or preferred use of ASPs," with more than 60 percent expressing a taste for hosted groupware." From: Groupware Grows Up
"Used to be they'd gather in Washington, D.C. to discuss civil rights and freedom. These days, it's all about the right to download copyrighted material. Will you join Napster in its 'teach-in' next Tuesday at the Capitol? Declan McCullagh reports … Continue reading
i got this one from john: "A computer virus that can infect PCs running either the ubiquitous Windows operating system or the increasingly popular Linux operating system emerged on Tuesday, which its discoverers say is a world first." From: News: … Continue reading
it doesn't look like the NorthPoint / AT&T DSL debacle is getting any better!
Internet Explorer 6 Public Preview
more fallout from Northpoint's bankruptcy … "Some of Northpoint's larger ISP customers, like Telocity Inc., are in the process of switching to other wholesale carriers. But the uncertainty is leading some ISPs with smaller DSL operations to get out of the business." … Continue reading
I'm not sure what this is, but aparently Adam Curry is trying to create his own version of MTV with the Personal Television Transceiver: The FreedomController
"Finding and organizing information is the No. 1 problem in technology" MWT's mission: "to help people gain control of their digital data through software that lets them find their files more easily." Their product, Scopeware, is basically a P2P client, like … Continue reading
Build a community wireless network! A mention of it on GeekNews led me to some interesting "open source-ish" projects where by groups of people are connecting their SoHo WANs together to create P2P wireless backbones. Sweet!
eek … time to find a new DSL provider: AT&T Acquires Assets of NorthPoint Communications
A three-year study, conducted by Pew Internet and American Life Project, has some interesting results … like, "People worry about online privacy but easily give it away" and "57 percent of the people still without Internet access have no intention of … Continue reading
The CBS show 48 Hours "treks along with the Eco-Challenge Sabah 2000 competitors every step of the 320-mile course through the jungle of Borneo, Malaysia." See the previews here [thanks Shue for the note!]