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Archives for July 2004
I think the biggest failure of the current administration may very well be their failure to give people any confidence that anything positive has happened in this so-called “war on terrorism”. Exhibit one: Terror in the Skies, Again? from an organ called WomensWallStreet.com. Read the whole thing – it’s outrageous, but even more it’s sad and pathetic.
The second browser war, by Ben Hammersley.
“…why did Microsoft stop developing Internet Explorer? Why would a company so vocal about innovation cease work on perhaps the most used application in the world, and for nearly three years? The answer is not definitive, but the prevailing thinking points to the third aspect of the browser war: it is the beginning of an even larger, if deeply curious, battle for the domination of the entire computer industry.”
I remain suspicious about the possibility of web apps to become the thin client or network computer heralded in years past, but it’s clear there’s something going on, and MS really does look like it’s being forced to hedge its bets a bit more than it has done in the past couple of years.
Is it possible that the performance of Like a Rolling Stone by Dylan and the Hawks in Manchester in 1966 (immortalized as the The Royal Albert Hall show) is the best rock and roll performance ever? I think it might be.