Monthly Archives: April 2001
a good article about how online communities have endured despite the shortage of service offerings. some good quotes: "For every story about Internet addiction leading victims to ignore their families and become withdrawn, anti-social, and depressed, there is a countervailing … Continue reading
a slashdot thread and o'reilly article on my.netscape.com removal of the RSS 0.91 DTD, which broke many sites validating the XML of RSS feeds.
What is VNC? … it looks like a multi-platform light-weight and free version of pcAnywhere, but don't take my word for it … "VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is, in essence, a remote display system which allows you … Continue reading
one of the local new jersey papers just did a story about us and boy do i love miss-quotes, "Peloso says his product is better than Excel" (where did that come from?)
find out today @ 11 am [PDT] during a live webcast when Sun's Bill Joy and John Gage unveil the P2P philosophy and vision of Project JXTA. from what i've read, "Jxta will offer features such as the ability to … Continue reading
A: Project JXTA started as a research project incubated at Sun Microsystems under the guidance of Bill Joy and Mike Clary. Its goal is to explore a vision of distributed computing using peer-to-peer topology, and to develop basic building blocks … Continue reading
"Wall Street's interest in P2P comes after a decade of struggling to make so-called client-server networks handle the massive data-crunching jobs necessary to calculate changes in billions of transactions and millions of client portfolios."
"Peer-to-Peer software companies are beginning to roll out new trading, collaboration and content management applications as the technology looks to prove itself in the world of business-to-business computing. " "P2P software vendors and users are also looking at knowledge management, … Continue reading
ted sent me this: Are cable access fees headed up? "After remaining virtually unchanged for the past several years, the cost of monthly Internet access via high-speed cable modems could be headed higher. Millions of cable-based Internet customers have grown accustomed … Continue reading
this is actually sweet… "BadBlue provides searching, sharing, peer-to-peer (P2P) and customizability in a tiny footprint. Live sharing of Excel and Word data is supported. In addition, PE is perfect for web application development and deployment with its full-featured support … Continue reading
"The architecture of P2P Content Networking mirrors the architecture of most businesses, namely one that is decentralized and distributed. Because of this, businesses are using it to cut costs, make employees more effective and improve customer service." [thanks per] From: … Continue reading
"TWO MAJOR emerging technology trends will converge this week when a number of startup companies move to link peer-to-peer computing architectures with evolving Web services platforms from companies such as Sun Microsystems and Microsoft." From: Peer-to-peer boosts Web services
Nick Denton the CEO of Moreover, writes about "How rumors, leaks, and news online have transformed the Internet's impact on business"
I wish I knew about this when I broke my collarbone! Duke Orthopedic Surgeon Develops Surgical Approach For Broken Collarbones "Within two weeks of surgery, he was out surfing, and eight weeks later, he placed second in an international judo … Continue reading
wow, this sux … "Winstar on Wednesday said it has filed for Chapter 11 federal bankruptcy protection and filed a lawsuit claiming Lucent Technologies breached a partnership agreement." From: Winstar files for bankruptcy, sues Lucent – Tech News – CNET.com