P2P is how the internet was supposed to constructed. Instead we got an client - server architecture. So says this incredibly interesting and challenge-issuing report from the MIT Enterprise Technology Review.
As Simon Brown pointed out the J2EE specification restrict you to access files on the file system but sometimes you have to and then you need to control the damage by keeping the breach of the specification local and not to spread it all over your code.
I stumbled across an older online magazine recently.
A List Apart
has a wide variety of topics, ranging from
CSS and typography to what a designer
truly does for their client.
While the discussions range from the technical to the
philosophical they always target their stories at designers.
They've built a truly useful site and I look
Blogging, the shameless method of displaying ones opinions on the net. It makes a person feel important, authoritative, as if the whole world is taking the time to read what they write. I don't like blogs. I fail to see them as much more than another time-leaching distraction on the web.