Dylan Tweney: Online David has Musical Goliaths Quaking.
Mike Murry: Group Calendar App for Frontier 6.
News.com: Coming soon -- Yahoo Radio.
MacWEEK's Robert Morgan would buy Apple's stock, but can't say why.
InfoWorld: New security holes in Microsoft servers.
View source on this page. I still don't like Al Gore, and won't vote for him, but it's an interesting message and a clever use of HTML comments.
Slashdot's Jon Katz on virtual property. "Ultima Online players have begun going onto eBay spending real dollars, sometimes thousands of them, to acquire video-game assets that included characters, houses, castles, gold, armor and magical potions."
Eric Kidd: "The Declaration of Independence is the philosophy of the United States government, and the Constitution is the actual implementation."
More Eric Kidd: "Having known the Swiss, I'd hate to be on the wrong end of their righteous indignation. I know how they feel about litter, shoplifting and loud noises after 10PM, and an invasion would probably qualify as all three."
People are raving about the new iCab browser for the Mac. Hey, does anyone know any of the developers of iCab? If so, I'd love to get this message to them. Microsoft supports an embeddable web browser control on Windows. The Mac needs this too. Microsoft said they aren't going to do it for the Mac. How about a DLL we can link to from Frontier?
This morning I'm listening to the music of Aaron Copland. It's inspiring springtime music!
Washington Post: Greenspan Credits Technology. "Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said yesterday that an unexpected leap in technology is primarily responsible for the nation's "phenomenal" economic performance and the current extraordinary combination of strong growth, low unemployment, low inflation, high corporate profits and soaring stock prices."
Wired: Sun Takes a Detour on Java.
News.com: Rival Java Consortium Formed.
What is the Schools Interoperability Framework?
Tim Bray: "I moderated a presentation they did at XTech'99. It's Microsoft-driven, they're trying to build a protocol so that all the computer systems you need to run a school can talk to each other. When the kid signs in, he gets his library card auto-magically. It's all done with XML, loosely-coupled message interchange. Reason it might work is that it's not hard to cook up a vocabulary that describes everything you need to know about elementary school students. They claimed, loudly and repeatedly, that it was completely vendor-agnostic and not tied to Windows. Reasonable people will be suspicious, but the concept seemed sound."
Heidi Roizen is this week's Big Thinker on ZDNet. She's going places, she hasn't started telling her next story yet. Stay tuned, don't touch that dial!
Ooops! Red Herring has the story. She's going to Softbank Ventures, to be a VeeCee.
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