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 thew other news programs. "
It's no April fools joke either … look here
"…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 from Washington."
From: Wired News
it doesn't look like the NorthPoint / AT&T DSL debacle is getting any better!
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."
From: Quicken.com NewsCenter
"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."
They have an interesting solution to the document management issue, because documents are stored on employees' hard drives, but it doesn't help document collaboration.
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 getting it" … change is hard :-)