DaveNet: Apache. "As a platform for independent developers neither of the BigCo's half-hearted attempts to offer developers freedom is convincing."
I'm reading a book about the flu epidemic of 1918.
Bert Garcia: "Who uses all the applications in the MS Office suite? In a small business of let's say 15 employees, maybe 10 have to type up a letter, two do occasional spreadsheets, one brave salesperson attempts a presentation and none want to tackle a database. Seems like a waste of disk space, not to mention license fees." Good point.
Dan Gillmor: Big Blue places $1 billion bet on Linux.
Today is Scoble's first day as a UserLander. Welcome!
It's confirmed. The correct pronunciation of Mitch Kapor's last name is, as I thought, Kay-pour not Kuh-pour.
Florence must be a great place for a creativity workshop.
Jogger is a Jabber-powered weblog system. Let's get this working through Manila and Blogger too.
Giles Turnbull: A new direction for weblogs -- pornography.
Sometimes I can't believe the words that are defined on dictionary.com. Great job, whoever's doing it.
2/9/97: "Listening is still a precious commodity. Nothing's changed there. If you want to make a contribution to making the world a better place, please listen to someone today, tomorrow -- every day. Have the courage to let them exceed your expectations." (More 1997 life quotes.)
Edd Dumbill: "Perhaps some of the uneasiness is due to the fact that web services proponents have never demonstrated how to do any more than retrieve a stock quote."
Jeremy Bowers did a fact-sheet on the DMCA. Thanks!
Frank Field: "I have a bunch of stuff on DMCA, from a variety of sources, that my be useful."
Yesterday I took a nasty fall getting into the hot tub. Bruised my side, totally sore this morning. Had a scary thought. In twenty years that's going to be a broken hip. Better go out and get some of those bathtub traction creator thingies.
Alice Cooper: "I got a baby's brain and an old man's heart. Took eighteen years to get this far."
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