Tim Bray: The Door Is Ajar Guess I’m not the only one who thinks the browser wars aren’t over.
Guess what? Low-power radio stations wouldn’t cause the massive interference that broadcasters predicted, according to a government-mandated study.
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MozillaZine: "[T]he end of Netscape does not mean the end of Mozilla." I’ll never forget the shiver that ran down my back when, eight or so years ago, I got the to the end of the ReadMe file for the first beta of Netscape Navigator, from the fledgling Mosaic Communications Corp. It concluded with the following line: "Yes, this is Mozilla." The Internet was always more than a collection of ...
William Safire: "I scorn all polls except those that support my views. According to this week’s Pew Research poll about the FCC plan (to break the ownership barrier and permit media crossover), ‘By roughly 10 to one (70 percent to 6 percent), those who have heard a lot about the rules change say its impact will be negative.’ Nearly half of those polled had heard about this issue, despite conflicted ...
The Register: "Chipmaker Agere Systems today announced plans to integrate wireless LAN and VoIP technology on a single integrated chipset."
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New York Times: Teaching Computers to Work in Unison
Jim Gray of Microsoft Research: Distributed Computing Economics. This was mentioned at “Supernova”.