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Now you’re either on the bus or off the bus

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

“`There are going to be times,’ says Kesey, `when we can’t wait for somebody. Now you’re either on the bus or off the bus. If you’re on the bus, and you get left behind, then you’ll find it again. If you’re off the bus in the first place–then it won’t make a damn.’ And nobody [...]

CMG Call for Late Breaking Papers

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

I am going to try to squeeze my ESM Bake-Off into this. If anyone wants to help, please feel free to contact me. I already have a few helpers. http://www.cmg.org/conference/cmg2007/late-breaking.html

Fake-Forkers

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Beware of the Fake Forkers. The VC’s have been chomping at the bit for 10 years in anticipation of IT’s next big bubble. Well, hold on, boys. She’s a-comin’ round the mountain in 2008, a tipping point for this next bubble. You know that, as we speak, thousands of startups are creating projects in college [...]

10 Reasons why you need an Open Source Strategy

Monday, September 10th, 2007

10 Reasons why you need an Open Source Strategy Another good post about why OSS will win.

Waiters v. Cooks

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

If you have ever worked for a proprietary software company, you will probably get a kick out of this story. A friend’s daughter recently took a job as a waitress. My friend was explaining how his daughter is always complaining that the cooks are prima donnas. To hear her tell it, if not for waitresses, [...]

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