Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

Google Earth

Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. I wouldn’t go so far as to call Paris exotic, but it really is a pretty fantastic piece […]

Commoditization of OSS

Ian Murdock (of Debian fame) has written an excellent article on the Commoditization of Open Source Software.

Rogue meets Doom!

http://chaos.magma-net.pl/doom/

OS icon guide

It’s wtf time again as someone with waaaay too much time on their hands brings us the Operating System icon guide – with clickable icons taking you to app shots, etc. There are also tabs for splash screens, sounds, interfaces and components.

Save your stolen phone

Clever – a little java app that installs itself on your phone, and as soon as the simcard is changed emails the new number to you. You can then choose to have a message sent to the phone every 10 minutes with your contactdetails on it. SIMWatcher by Denda

Every language flamewar ever

Moore’s Law! Mooooooore’s Laaaaaaw! http://www.deftcode.com/archives/every_language_war_ever.html

BarbieOS

“If Barbie were a career-focused woman working in the IT industry in 2003, she would support open standards,” he says. “She would be seeking out free and open-source alternatives to current proprietary solutions, saving her company tens of thousands of dollars on management headaches associated with tracking software licenses and preparing for BSA audits. She […]

Theo throws another hissy fit

http://www.prbh.org/~misha/misc.openbsd.txt

 
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