In Memory of Itanium

Microsoft announced a change in our relationship with Itanium, aka IA64 today. I remember the excitement of the new platform back in 1999 as we were working on it. I remember late nights in a lab in building 1 helping out as a sort of translator with the Japanese NEC engineers. It was a heady […]

iP* devices versus Open Source

Cory Doctrow wrote a great post on Boing Boing on why he won’t buy an iPad. I think it’s an interesting argument – this point really resonated with me: Buying an iPad for your kids isn’t a means of jump-starting the realization that the world is yours to take apart and reassemble; it’s a way […]