The Amazon Rainforest Wants Its TLD Back From Amazon.com
In Brazil this area is referred to as The Amazonas. I imagine in the surrounding Spanish speaking countries as well. That is the one that should be used for whatever boring purposes the government may have in the future.
MySQL Founders Reunite To Form SkySQL
Postgres is great. More of a "product" than MySQL. And options/choices are good.
So I am glad to see stars align in the open source world. And great name!! I bet it will outclass MySQL in no time!
Microsoft, NYC Marketing Vast Surveillance System To Other Cities
Seriously! I understand that generally government and police are retarded, but to try to use Microsoft for this is bad news. No skill, bad software, and no scruples. This is a match made is tax dollar waste hell.
Iain Banks: Extremely Ill With Cancer
Could not agree more. Thank you Iain.
MySQL's Creator On Why the Future Belongs To MariaDB
Agreed! Less of a mess, more of a product.
Could Twitter Have Stopped the Media's Rush To War In Iraq Ten Years Ago?
Things little Twitter facilitate information and opinion exchange. Things people do naturally, and have always done essentially through talking. But Twitter (and the surrounding technology world) make it happen faster with wider reach. It allows the brain of humanity to become a little bit more "aware".
Microsoft, Partners Probed Over Bribery Claims
I would be stunned if this did not happen.
What about the current Microsoft management and behavior would indicate that they would not pay bribes for business?
In fact, is that not pretty much their entire business model at this point?
If I could (or had to) ban texting in one place ...
A series of strategically placed pits could take care of the walking-texters ...
Google Chrome Getting Audio Indicators To Show You Noisy Tabs
Good to see things get more awesome over time. Good to see good innovation.
Linus Torvalds Explodes at Red Hat Developer
Totally with Linus on this one. Guy is blunt, terse and sans bu!!sh!t. I like it.