Evolving Wikis

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When I Googled Wiki, I got more than 412 million hits. While Wikis have been around for more than 10 years, their visibility has increased only in the last few years – mostly thanks to Wikipedia. So where do wikis go from their initial role as collaborative tools? Let us look at both some current […]

Internet Singularity

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What an interesting concept! From Thinking Beyond Web 2.0: Social Computing and the Internet Singularity. Quoting a quote from Dion’s blog: “The idea that a deeper and tighter coupling between the online and offline worlds will accelerate science, business, society, and self-actualization.” – Dr. Gary Flake Dion talks about convergence and cross pollination of ideas […]

Mashup or Shutup

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Yahoo about Hack Day. We have no idea what’s going to happen at Hack Day. We never do. We’re pretty sure we’ll be amazed. We’re still working out the final details, but we’ll be posting more here soon. If you’re interested in participating, just fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch. Come […]

Web Services: WS-Policy

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I read the early specifications of ws-policy, almost two years ago and was pretty impressed. I felt it could be abstracted for reuse in other places (not just web-services) as well. Toufic Boubez talks about WS-Policy in this interview on why you need something like ws-policy. Here’s the fundamental problem. In order for Web services […]

Multi-core Paradigm Shift?

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In the last couple of years, we have heard more and more about mult-core processors. AMD, Intel, IBM and Sun  are the more visible ones. You can get a more comprehensive list of vendors here.  However, the software tools for multi-core development has not really caught up with the hardware development. Intel is trying to […]

Product Capability?

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Is it better to build a powerful, flexible product with lots of capability? Or is it better to build a simple product which can be used to its fullest potential by most of your users? This is a tough decision. I have not seen it said any better than this. According to Are your users […]