What Next?

Fast Company magazine has it’s Fast Forward list of 100 ideas, people and trends that will influence 2005. It is an interesting browse.

At the heart of each of the 101 items on the list lies an idea. It may be convenience or transparency or a new way to think about strategy. We think you’ll see ideas that will help you change the way you work or how your company does business. In some cases, you may just be able to adopt the concept itself. In others, you may be inspired by the soul of it.

SuSE 9.1 on a laptop from HP

H-P’s first Linux laptop a winner. MSNBC columnist Gary Krakow’s first impressions were positive and that’s good news. The nx5000 “works right out of the box”. The main complaint he had was that you still need to know a lot more about the inner workings of a computer to excel on a Linux machine.

Hewlett-Packard should be proud of their first Linux laptop; it’s quite an accomplishment. Street prices for the nx5000 will begin at $1,140.