Monthly Archives: June 2008
Intel skips Vista
It’s one thing for some company to say there’s no compelling reason to switch to Windows Vista, but when that company is Intel… This isnt a matter of dissing Microsoft, but Intel information technology staff just found no compelling case … Continue reading
Bill Gates’ Software Philosophy: Why fix bugs when we can deliver features?
Finally, an explanation for why Windows Vista is such a train wreck: “The reason we come up with new versions is not to fix bugs. It’s absolutely not. It’s the stupidest reason to buy a new version I ever heard. … Continue reading
Close the “Enron Loophole”
What is the “Enron Loophole?” It was an amendment in the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 which allowed electronic futures trading to be deregulated. This allows speculators and traders to operate without oversight, or “in the dark” as the … Continue reading
Help set a record!
June 17th is the official release date for Firefox 3, and Mozilla is out to set a record for the most downloads in one day. Help set a world record by downloading Firefox and giving it a try. While no … Continue reading
“Enemy Combatants” have rights, says the Supreme Court… again.
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt another blow to Bush’s attempt to usurp the Constitution by ruling that Guantanamo Bay detainees have the right to challenge their detention in civilian courts in the U.S.: In its third rebuke of the Bush … Continue reading