Sun has decided to change its business model and will rely more on service contracts and hardware sales rather than operataing system sales. This means it will be giving away Solaris for free. Here's an article about it.
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Doug Peterson , a retired teacher and friend, has has put together a series of lessons for anyone wanting to learn a bit about "web 2.0". The lessons are: Week 1 – Upgrade Your Web Browser Week 2 – Get a New Email Account Week 3 – Get a Delicious/Diigo Account Week 4 – Get a Twitter Account Week 5 – Read Some Blogs Week 6 – Start Your Own Blog Week 7 – Listen to Some Podcasts; Create Your Own Week 8 – Exploration of Other Web 2.0 Functionality ...and are available at http://goo.gl/hrLVp Since I'm in the middle of an extended motorcycle trip that's not giving me much computer time, I must admit that I haven't gone through Doug's tutorials in detail, but from my brief overview, I'd like to make some personal recommendations: For week 1, I highly recommend Google Chrome as the web browser to use since it can sync your bookmarks and extensions between home and school. For installation at school, use the "portable" version, and ins
I've started a new project which is turning out to be much more successful than I had hoped. It's called the V-Strom Owners Map Project and it's located at http://www.beens.org/v-strom/ . [ direct link to map ] Basically, anyone that owns a V-Strom sends me their location (city is okay, postal/zip code is better) and I plot it on a map. To assure everyone's privacy, I have a strict policy where I state that I will never release any personal information that has been disclosed to me to anyone. The problem is, some V-Strom owners want to be able to use the map to hook up with other V-Strom owners. (Actually, this isn't a problem, this is great!) So, here's my solution. If you are willing to share your personal information (anything you want: name, address, phone #, email address, anything...), then add a comment to this blog entry, with the number that you are on the map. Thank you to everyone for the kind feedback for this project, and I hope the blog part of t