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.
Spending on Linux servers grew in double digits for the eighth straight quarter in Q2, according to International Data Corp.’s worldwide quarterly server tracker. Lots of details here.
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; itâ€™s quite an accomplishment. Street prices for the nx5000 will begin at $1,140.
Via Howard Rheingold, Experience Computing: Viable future alternatives to the keyboard interface. Sony’s page has a flash presentation demoing new interface ideas. Catch and throw? Why not!
A new version of an interesting stock program, Merchant of Venice has been released. Venice is a stock market trading program that supports portfolio management, charting, technical analysis, paper trading and experimental methods like genetic programming. Venice runs on UNIX, including Mac OS X and Windows.