Dan Gillmor: Software plan is a travesty for consumers.
Dennis Ritchie released two versions of the first C compiler, 1972-73, the compiler used to build the first versions of the Unix operating system. More antique software!
There have now been three significant new releases of antique software in the last few weeks. Dan Bricklin/Lotus released an early version of VisiCalc, and Borland released early versions of Turbo Pascal and Turbo C.
New Media: "In Hollywood you take a film and you sell cable rights, videotape rights, whatever. There are lots of ways to make your money back. The same thing with music. But there are 25,000 CD-ROMs sitting there with nobody making any money from them."
Popular Science: Newspaper to publish Online-only. "Oldham said common sense drove the move. 'Clearly, the future of newspapers is on the Web.'"
NY Times: More security holes in Microsoft OS/apps.
Atlantic Monthly: Living with Linux.
Marketing Computers profiles Larry Cohen, Microsoft's developer relations guy in Silicon Valley.
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