Saturday, October 30, 2010

The Worst outcome possible..

Drop.io is no more. Facebook has bought them and they're ending the service! This is so horrible I don't know what to say.
http://blog.drop.io/2010/10/29/an-important-update-on-the-future-of-drop-io/

Google disappeared from the 2010 internal social software magic quadrant?!? anyways, i'm totally waiting for people to build stuff with etherpad functionality, and for Wave-in-a-box to be released..
http://www.readwriteweb.com/enterprise/2010/10/gartner-magic-quadrant-2010-fo.php

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

tool for the job...

attention: Ministry of Education
1. http://moodle.org/
2. http://blackboard.com/
3. https://www.schoology.com/home.php

and then as i was looking into ulteo recently..these came to mind/attention...
http://www.cameyo.com/products.aspx

and
http://www.altiris.com/Download/svsPersonal.aspx

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

messing with messaging..

http://blog.damballa.com/?p=897
list of botnet isps and countries.

http://doodle.com/
http://skedgeme.com/
http://www.tungle.me/Home/
3 firms providing roughly the same thing. stop the sending out invite to meeting, and then keep amending the time because xyz cannot make it. everyone connect their calendars to them, they show you time slots that everyone is free.

http://www.infoworld.com/d/security-central/juniper-rolls-out-smartphone-security-suite-095
juniper is into it too. there is a gap. only bb does phone security properly. winmo and symbian are the only alternatives.
mostly its hard to do it on iphone because it depends on apple's mood, or something like that.
but wonder why nobody's rolled their own enterprise android yet..remove the google bits and don't call it android and you can do exactly what you like with it. you can even install the google bits later..it doens't bother google so long as those bits are not on the rom.

and winpho7..if they do it properly, it looks quite attractive...


although the playstation phone running android would be the one to beat, i guess...

Friday, October 22, 2010

A big bakery delivery!

Android fans rejoice!!!



Walkman fans will miss it..





finally, another tool to help solve the fundamental economics problem of distribution...
http://www.uship.com/uk/

Monday, October 11, 2010

i do wish tonido would keep up a bit with pogoplug..

The way we read the tea leaves, Microsoft has a very good chance in the SMB space

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/10/11/stratus_hyperv_ftserver_6310/

and these people are still around!

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/10/11/marathon_everrun_mx/

i believe Global Warming is real. But i also believe there needs to be honest debate. if only to gauge how bad it is.

http://thegwpf.org/ipcc-news/1670-hal-lewis-my-resignation-from-the-american-physical-society.html

lastly, i think they're running away with the prize..and Tonido, which i like alot, may be left in its dust at this rate...

http://www.engadget.com/2010/10/11/pogoplug-pro-enables-remote-access-to-four-usb-hard-drives-adds/

Friday, October 1, 2010

download it you can do anything u like with it. Buy it and you can't play it anywhere.

remember copyright what is for : " To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to theirrespective Writings and Discoveries."

Alice in Wonderland is already in public domain. does that stop publishers from making money off it?


There is only so long that you can continue to abuse someone while telling them it is for their own good before they decide to throw reason to the wind and stab you 72 times.

reportedly this is what sky charges the trolling law firms for ip address discovery :