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Blog Archive for johnreynolds during May 2005

From a recent java.net news entry: "As OpenOffice.org 2.0 approaches version 2.0 final it is being meet increasingly with opposition by free software advocates over its dependency on Java." I am delighted that Open Office is finally leveraging Java. While early attempts to create pure Java office suites failed (Lotus tried this back in the 90's), Netbeans 4.1 has demonstrated that Swing is up to...
Tom Koulopoulos was the keynote speaker at a conference that I attended last week. He's a really bright guy and a very entertaining speaker (or at least I think so). Tom covered a wide range of topics, one of which was in dealing with uncertainty. He began with a question to the audience: "What are some games that involve uncertainty?" Audience members tossed out three examples: Dice Cards...