January 2003

Anyone for monopoly?

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Interesting angle from the Washington Post on why PC distributors don’t package linux with their machines, looks like it’s not because it’s too underground anymore. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11835-2002Mar24.html

Idle cures…

Using the Intel(R) Philanthropic Peer-to-Peer Program to help find cures. United Devices have been operating a program to deliver a distributed computing solution to the huge amounts of processing involved in the search for a cure for cancer. The application runs just like a SETI@Home client task and analyses the potential of different compounds against… Read More »Idle cures…

For the ages…

Sometimes you just have to blog an article for the future. This is a witty letter from Terry Jones (ex Monty Python) about the current climate in the world and tensions leading towards war http://www.ccmep.org/2003_articles/General/012803_bombing_Mr.htm