computerworlduk.com: One of the unusual aspects of open source is the fact that the software development philosophy spills over into the way that the project is run. This means that how and why things are done, and by whom, is plain for all to see. Contrast that with Microsoft.
olpcnews.com: Buried under the XO-3 vaporware hype was more information on the very real XO-1.5 hardware that is a gift to Microsoft. Just read this paragraph from the One Laptop Per Child press release:
jeffhoogland.blogspot: Unigine offers two free benchmarks - Tropics and Sanctuary. I ran both demos using OpenGL (because OpenGL runs on both platforms natively and DirectX does not).
- Microsoft barred from selling Word, has plan for workaround
- New Moonlight Covenant has been posted
cityblogger.com/archives: I compared the hardware requirements of a popular Linux Desktop: Ubuntu 9.10 with Windows 7 both of which were released last month.
toolbox.com/blogs: Ever since windows came out, until Linux and it's brethren came along, there has really been no other choice of operating system. Before you get your knickers in a knot and start spouting off the multitude of operating systems that were available at that time, let me explain.
locutus.us: Quite often in relationships there are two seemingly very different people who, for some reason, become a couple. To outside eyes they appear to be completely incompatible with each other. These people marry and have a child. This child is a combination of characteristics of these two people. Sometimes these different characteristics produce a wonder child and sometimes they produce a child we wonder about.
bloomberg.com: Microsoft Corp. ended more than a decade of antitrust disputes with the European Union by giving consumers a choice among Web browsers.
toolbox.com/blogs: In our lives we tend to apply stereotypes. Everyone has a stereotype for their work, ethnic persuasion or geographical location. Particularly in the computing industry there exists, often spiteful, stereotypes between windows and Linux advocates.
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