Category Archives: Tech News

Technical news from around the web.

Adobe Finally Introducing Apollo At DEMO Conference?

Of the many companies which are listed as presenters, I couldn’t help but notice that Adobe is presenting something at this year’s DEMO conference. This is just pure speculation on my part, but of all of the things which seem … Continue reading

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Technology Predictions for 2007

A couple of weeks ago Sys-Con published various industry opinions of what we’d see in 2007 in many of it’s magazines. The article showed-up on Slashdot (with a misleading title) among other places and included various industry luminaries. A couple … Continue reading

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Google Code Adds Wiki and Downloads

Greg Stein announced on the Google Code Updates Blog that they’ve added downloads and a simple wiki. Examples of the new download functionality, and a wiki are also provided. This makes me happy; it’s just in time for my “I’m … Continue reading

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Java 6 SE Released

Java 6 Standard Edition has been released and can be downloaded here. The long winded version of what’s new can be read here, while the summary of new features and changes can be found here. Personally I don’t know if … Continue reading

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The Final Word On How to Pronounce Linux

I came across this yesterday and forgot to post it, but I don’t remember where I saw it unfortunately. Anyhow, the last word on how to pronounce Linux has finally surfaced. I’m so glad to hear it’s the way I’ve … Continue reading

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Netvibes: Best Homepage Ever

I’ve been using Netvibes for around a month now, and it’s one of the best online tools I’ve used (especially since I use it very frequently). The best way I can sum it up is that it’s a “web desktop” … Continue reading

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The Digg-Effect Again

My Slashdotting entry is being dugg/digged again. More to follow, but so far today I’ve served up 8K users, and have a bunch of active connections: Active Internet connections Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address (state) tcp6 0 0 … Continue reading

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New At Indeed: Job Salary Search

Rony Kahan, one of the founders of Indeed (a search engine for jobs) e-mailed me about their new Salary Search Tool which is currently in beta. Here are a few interesting examples which I tried out: ColdFusion’s biggest employer by … Continue reading

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DePaul University To Offer Python and Django Classes

This is kind of interesting to me– DePaul University is now offering Python and Django classes. DePaul is one of the largest private universities in the US, and also has a pretty good Computer Science program. On a related note, … Continue reading

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New Python Developer Center at Yahoo!

From del.icio.us, it looks like Yahoo! just created a Python Developer Center which looks to be a good resource on Python as well as tutorials on how to interact with various Yahoo! services using Python. I’m glad to see that … Continue reading

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