Working in NetBeans, I have noticed that Java DB is incredibly solid:
it Just Works.
What is FON, you may ask? Well, it's kind of like a home exchange for network access points.
This was shown to all of us by Jim Bisso at our Visual Web engineering meeting today. An excellent parody of PowerPoint marketing, and great in it's own right.
I should have seen it coming. The company I work for is putting a lot of energy behind multi-core CPUs. Scaling on multi-core chips is becoming more and more important. But do I think about building a program so that it is highly parallel? No.
Alex Iskold talks about how Yahoo! Pipes enables us to use the web as a database, showing the similarities between structured queries over the relational model and structured queries over RSS/Atom feeds.
The Semantic Web folks have a very similar vision, but the power of Yahoo!
I have been thinking for a while about how you data mashups: the ability to query and combine data source across the web into new data sources.
Robert X. Cringely is one of my favorite technical bloggers. He blogs once a week (he calls it an article).
I have loved Wikis for many years. I first discovered them back in 2000 and tried to convince the engineering team I was working with at the time to start using them. They would have nothing of it.
Sacre bleu! A Java applet - ThinkFree - wins
Computerworld's award for best online office suite? What is this world coming to? I thought we had dismissed Java on the client long ago?
Quote from ThinkFree CEO T. J.
When I lost my job at a startup that imploded (another story for another day), I did some serious job searching. This was in 2001, at a time when jobs were very sparse indeed -- I had some friends out of work for over a year; others took up jobs selling shoes or running movie projectors at the local cinema. I posted my resume at many different sites.