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Blog Archive for isolatednetworks during April 2007

If Java powers 4.5 billion devices including 800 million computers, 1.5 billion mobile devices and 2.2 billion smart cards, then more people use Java than the number of people who have EVER tasted Coca Cola ONCE. Relatively speaking, Java is unknown. Why?
Two days ago I had a glimpse of the AMD Geode processor and while looking for information stumbled upon the One Laptop Per Child (www.laptop.org) project founded by MIT Media Lab's Nicholas Negroponte and the project is all about a $100 laptop built around a AMD Geode processor with a feature list that is fascinating. The laptop looks pretty stylish. Weighs less than 1.5 KG, convertible laptop...
In my previous post I asked an uneducated abstract question "Would there be greater harmony between the desktop interface and the application programs if Java Desktop happens to be the desktop interface in a Sun Solaris machine? Because there is an "already-java" environment in the machine (machine in layman's terms)? The summary of the responses is that Java Desktop is not rich in Java code and...
Even before a computer has the Java Desktop environment, there is already so much of Java in that computer - in any computer, unix or windows. Java is all over. There is Java in the computer in so many forms - Java Run Time environment, Java Browser componets, and Java is the language behind several application programs in the computer. When a Java Desktop is installed in this "already-java"...