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Stray Sunbeam: Dave Johnson · Dave John­son is an in­flu­en­tial Open-Source de­vel­op­er, an ef­fec­tive evan­ge­list, and an all-around de­cent guy. He’s on­line at Blog­ging Roller and to­day he post­ed Leav­ing Sun. Snap him up, he’ll go fast ...
The Difference Engine · At the Com­put­er His­to­ry Mu­se­um they call it The Bab­bage Engine, but “Difference” was the word Bab­bage used (as in the re­sult of a sub­trac­tion) and I like it bet­ter. Dur­ing a bor­ing part of the Cloud In­terop even­t, I snuck out and took some pic­tures, be­cause I found it very beau­ti­ful ...
Fog, then Steam · I’ve whined re­cent­ly about Vancouver’s un­typ­i­cal and long-lasting fog prob­lem and, as I write, it’s back, ac­com­pa­nied by freez­ing tem­per­a­tures. But we had some bright re­lief ...
What’s “Cloud Interop”? · I’ve seen ver­biage on this echo­ing around the Net while the var­i­ous Cloudy fes­tiv­i­ties go on down in the Bay Area. You could spend a lot of time par­ti­tion­ing and tax­on­o­miz­ing the in­terop prob­lem, but I’d rather think of it from the busi­ness point of view ...
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