Great post at the Microsoft Monitor web log describing why you can’t worm your way out of a fine by saying you did more than the fine asked. One example:
If I get a $75 traffic ticket for running a red light, but choose to give $150 to charity as recompense, the court will still fault me for not paying up.
Not sure where to file it yet…
Post by Tim O’Reilly including comments from Microsoft revealing their data centre strategy. Filed under: Web 2.0
Post by Tim O’Reilly describing the different levels of Web 2.0 application, from Level 3 – only functions when connected to the web, (e.g. Skype) – through to level 0 – could potentially function as well offline given the ability to cache data locally (e.g. Virtual Earth). Filed under: Web 2.0
Press release announcing Microsoft’s tenets for competition on the desktop (i.e. what people are allowed to do with the OS). Filed under: Microsoft
Survey by Pew Internet & American Life. Apparently less than 15% of bloggers are motivated by making money. They are mostly under 30 and sociable… Filed under: Blogging