iPhone 4 – the quandry

Watched Apples press conference yesterday about their antenna, and I believe them as to their findings and their intentions, but I personally still have a problem. I love the design of the iPhone 4 – I would love to use without a case, but I can’t for 2 reasons Apple should have known before releasing: The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Windows & Chrome OS

Paul Thurott says Microsoft’s Cloud is “too little, too late”. Randall Kennedy is saying Chrome will fail. Perhaps a little too much, too soon? I don’t think they are comparable. Within Microsoft I’ve seen projects like Chrome OS. They are research projects – they never see the light of day, but they are done so […]