Create IT Blog- thoughts on the state of IT
- Why Facebook Float is overvalued
Facebook won't be going away any time soon, but its supposed valuation of $100 billion definitely seems like it needs a bit of a reality check.
- Emusic + Wordpress = epic FAIL
Music download site Emusic rolled out a poorly implemented new site design based on Wordpress, which has left the site unusuable for several weeks.
- What's the best Software License?
The software world seems to be divided into two camps, free open source software advocates, and proprietary closed software supporters, but maybe there should be another alternative.
- Internet and the changing face of journalism
Generally when I write opinion pieces, I write about technical issues, but today I simply have to comment on an absurd piece by a 'journalist' complaining about the internet.
- It's Official! Windows Vista Sucks!
After a year on the market, I finally get my own copy of Vista, and soon discover it's every bit as bad as all the nightmare tales out there.
- Bad Journalism and Linux
Today I opened my local community newspaper to read an idiotic diatribe by someone who claims to be an IT journalist. In theory the article was about Linux. In reality it didn't really say anything about Linux, and was full of stereotypes that might
- GNU GPL - A Double Edged Sword for Independent Developers?
The GNU General Public Licence and Lesser General public licence exist with the noble aim of keeping software ideas public and freely available to all, but sometimes this isn't a good thing.
- The end of Windows 98 and ME
Microsoft has withdrawn support for updates to Microsoft Windows 98 and ME. What does this mean if you're still running one of these versions?
- Hasta la Vista
Windows Vista, is Microsoft's latest Windows, but you may not want to rush out and buy it just yet.
- Are software upgrades worth the cost?
Every year or two, companies like Microsoft want us to update our software (and often our hardware). Is it really worth it?