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Something I wrote for #LWN on the awesomeness of oVirt. http://ow.ly/xubuJ (Subscription required)
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Is the operating system a relic about to croak? Not quite. http://ow.ly/xbFVM
A strange thing is going on in IT these days, an unintentional fake out that on the surface could lead people to wonder if operating systems are becoming more and more irrelevant–when actually the opposite is going on. In 2011, I addressed this topic from the perspective of the desktop, arguing that while the software as a service (SaaS) way of doing things would seem to suggest that applications that run in the browser don’t really need to care...
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Renewable power very much rocks. Just don't ask me how to say Ljósafossstöð http://ow.ly/pSg4A
For an industry consumed by the pursuit of electric power, Iceland presents almost the perfect profile. Iceland presents an interesting test of how far data centers will go for green energy, and the place of renewables in the site selection equation.
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Is anyone really surprised by this? My students won't be. http://ow.ly/pRL1k
Summary: It turns out people want the latest components and a brushed-metal look, rather than last year’s innards and colorful plastic — even if it costs a little bit more.
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Where are Staler and Waldorf when you need them? http://ow.ly/p17Re
'Light-hearted poke at Cupertino was off the mark' says Redmond
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Just how much data is Google processing? http://ow.ly/oWnpc
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oVirt 3.4 is on the way, here's a peek at what to expect! http://ow.ly/sHkfP
As the new year gets underway, the oVirt development team is well on its way to preparing oVirt 3.4 for release. There’s some pretty nice features coming up in the next point release for oVirt, making...
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Is GOOG's Motorola buy really just a way to pressure APPL prices? http://ow.ly/q3imC
What if profits aren't part of Google's plan with Motorola? Columnist Farhad Manjoo ponders whether maybe it is an attempt to destroy money for other companies by making the phone a commodity device.
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Heavy-metal 3D printing. Hello. http://ow.ly/pRLlY
If you're invested in the future of 3D printing, the London Science Museum was the place to be today, as the European Space Agency and its partners
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"You shut up." "No, you shut up!" http://ow.ly/pnNqM <- These guys are as bad as Congress.
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Smart monitors: just bigger tablets with a stand?
We worry far too much about the desktop PC becoming a relic of a bygone age. Our focus, instead, should be on the monitor that the PC connects to. Indeed, as we use more and more mobile devices with integrated screens—notebooks, tablets, and smartphones—we pay much less attention to the aging, dumb monitors sitting on our desks. But monitor makers know the score—and now they’re fighting back. Meet the monitor of the future: It's smart, connected...
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