Month: July 2002

  • The Enemy is US

    Richard Stallman, on technology and freedom: “The Soviet Union employed a range of methods to stamp out forbidden copying. First, they had guards standing by to watch what you copied. Second, those who they caught were punished harshly, imprisoned for years or sent to Siberia. Third, to help catch people, they asked for informers. Fourth,…

  • Life without Spam

    I saw Eric Raymond speak about open source software. (Will provide thoughts on a future post). His writings on the open source model are important and prescient, and he even keeps a weblog (I enjoyed his somewhat dated piece on HTML Hell pages.Probably the most remarkable thing about the lecture is that people from 5…

  • True Cost of Ownership

    Congratulate me now–I passed the LPI Level One certification. An article I read contained this actual dialogue box from MS Outlook. Unfortunately, the original article (about managing email) came from a PDF. “The Journal can automatically track Office Documents and also email associated with a contact. However, the activities tab on the contact item is…