You’ve got to read “Is the Tipping Point Toast?” [http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/122/is-the-tipping-point-toast.html] by Clive Thompson in FastCompany. The gist of Thompson’s piece, based on the work of Duncan Watts of Yahoo Research, is that the theory that a select few “key influencers” matter
Many communities dream of becoming the next Silicon Valley. But Seattle is actually doing it. The influx of entrepreneurs and of venture capitalists to bankroll them is slowly reshaping this city and a regional economy long buffeted by the booms and busts of the aerospace and timber industries. A start-up
Turn regular bathwater into a colorful goo that kids can play in!
As I have previously blogged [http://https://ryanpetty.com/blog/2007/05/14/microsoft-takes-on-the-free-world/] , “Microsoft claims that free software like Linux, which runs a big chunk of corporate America, violates 235 of its patents. It wants royalties from distributors and users. Users like you, maybe.”Â The latest turn in
Novell goes public with terms of Microsoft Linux deal – Network World [http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/052607-novell-goes-public-with-terms.html?page=1] > The patent agreement between the two companies seems to make it clear that Novell does not accept any of Microsoft’s patent claims. Section 3.4 says, “Nothing in
PC World – Microsoft Patent Claims Hint at Internal Issues [http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,131806-c,companynews/article.html] In a follow up to Microsoft takes on the free world, PC World has an article today which points to internal issues as Microsoft that may be driving their recent “behavior”
Microsoft claims software like Linux violates its patents [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2007/05/28/100033867/index.htm?postversion=2007051405] Microsoft claims that free software like Linux, which runs a big chunk of corporate America, violates 235 of its patents. It wants royalties from distributors and