links for 2008-03-14
“Many shops today have Unix engineers and administrators,” he said. “Once those people start to retire in droves, that’s when many CIOs will make the move to Linux.” So the current Linux shops have benefited from early retirement?
(tags: linux people skills unix)
We continue to move towards a world where Linux and Windows are becoming the two dominant computing platforms.
(tags: Linux unix market share software windows)
I love the graphic from this article; “Software: Windows & Linux Riding the Open Source Wave.” The first freudian slip I have seen in a presentation graphic.
(tags: Linux Windows Nettop Desktop)
Another interesting Linux based computer hitting the market. When is the last time a year was declared “the year of the Linux desktop” and a dozen consumer machines hit the market pre-loaded with Linux. Let’s give some credit where credit is due. Th
(tags: linux desktop)
Nice quote by Intel’s Navin Shenoy, general manager of Intel’s Asia-Pacific operations; “I don’t think you’ll see a lot of Vista in this space for cost reasons.”
(tags: Linux desktop lowcost olpc budget laptop intel atom)
This article give you an idea of where the platform battle for cross device, cross platform applications are going. Watch this space - it is important. The good news is that almost all of these frameworks will enable applications to run on top of Linux.
(tags: development air google javafx silverlight moonlight ruby gears rcp)