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Blog Archive for turbogeek during July 2004

Behind The Scenes of Project Looking Glass by Will Iverson -- Project Looking Glass, highlighted in Scott McNealy's JavaOne keynote, is a 3D desktop environment that uses Java and hardware graphics acceleration to deliver a new kind of user experience. And now, it's open source. Will Iverson interviewed lead developer Hideya Kawahara to learn more about the project.
It's graduation time! The following projects have graduated from the incubator. Below are t descriptions of the projects: https://cve.dev.java.net/ Projects.edu-jelc. edu-research. cve CVE visual sentence CVE (Cooperative Visual Environment) is a software platform able to build new computational-user environments. Each environment is composed by software "agent": Excutors, Observers and...
I just received an email from Ray Gao of P2PJournal.com. Apparently the lobbyists are at it again. This time your MP3 player is at risk. This also opens the door to a lot of other anti-P2P shenanigans from other companies. The INDUCE Act is just plain bad to the bone. But first, let me say that I am 100% legal. I don't steal music. I buy a lot in fact (you gotta see my iTunes bill). Stealing...
The awards were given out at the end of the main session today. The winners were "The Cyclists". I got to speak to the developer of the software. Silly me forgot to write down his name, but he can be reached at mrjava @ sprint.com and the web site is www.observeit.com (site is not up yet). As Gosling said, the winner was built with a lot of weirdness and imagination. Here is the list of...
Greetings! We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them - Albert Einstein A Paper Airplane made of JXTA I got to attend Brad Neuberg's tech session on P2P Sockets and Paper Airplane. Paper Airplane is a Mozilla plugin written with JXTA. It is a great example of extending a known metaphore into the P2P world. Brad talked about a shared Wiki and...