If you’re not watching TED, you should be. It is one of the real gems of the web. Visionaries from around the globe sharing their perspective in digestible chunks you can enjoy from your PC in your boxers. In this video, Chris Anderson of Wired has explains the 4 stages of technology. Briefly they are:… Read More
I’m a paranoid guy, always have been. Last week’s report by Privacy International that slammed Google as “hostile to privacy” got me thinking about Amazon vs. Google, which knows more about me and how I feel about them. I happened to be downloading Smokin’ Aces (any good?) to my Tivo from Amazon Unbox, so I… Read More
A common analogy used in business is that of war. Conceptually speaking war used to be easy. You had an enemy, they had a flag, a home base, troops huddled together, and clear lines of division. This was true during revolutionary times and remained true up through the major world wars. Enter Guerrilla Tactics: From… Read More
John is not your friend.
"Whoa, bringing RSS feeds, searching Technorati, what’s up at BEA? We see BEA AquaLogic Pages, which lets enterprises get all the latest social stuff including wikis, blogs, and more."
Joyent fully backs JRuby — "We?re pleased to be the first infrastructure company to stand firmly behind JRuby, offering it as part of our standard Accelerator packages."
"RoR and JRuby are still young, and I?m confident that performance and scalability will improve over time. With this choice, I am looking at Sun?s commitment to the development of JRuby and the widespread adoption of RoR, and I?m betting on the futu
"RoR and JRuby are still young, and I’m confident that performance and scalability will improve over time. With this choice, I am looking at Sun’s commitment to the development of JRuby and the widespread adoption of RoR, and I’m betting on the futu
Will is extracting PeopleCode out of PSFT projects to files then using subversion for version control. Sounds like something the Grey Sparling guys are doing.
Wil Bailey’s trying to Rails’ify a PeopleSoft database… should be interesting
A contrarian view. I think he’s wrong. Of course, enterprises won’t change overnight, but it will eventually. A new generation of workers will transform how enterprises work, but it’ll take a few years for it to happen. Companies like Oracle will help.
Despite what Joel has to say on this topic, I think Rails is ready for the enterprise. And companies who create enterprise apps should definitely be looking at Rails. Here’s why… Having worked with PeopleSoft for over ten years, I’ve had the pleasure to experience the joy in building enterprise applications with a rapid and… Read More
more evidence for Jake’s theory
The sad thing is that Truemors is worth a lot less than $12k. I hope that Guy is at least making money off ads.
"This will allow third-party sites to offer directions directly on their site." Good feature to add to your enterprise app!
HR as a Web 2.0 system
HR as a Web 2.0 system
I can’t keep quiet anymore, so I’m whispering into the blogosphere echo chamber. I think, wait for it . . . Google’s acquisition frenzy isn’t over yet. Nothing like going out on a limb, stunning prognostication. Which company you ask, assuming you’re still reading? How about salesforce.com? How does that strike you? This isn’t a… Read More
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