“France is shocked and awed” reports Thomas L Friedman.
I’m slowly starting to think that Tablet PCs might be a big deal. Scoble thinks that they are a technology wave, perhaps because they are exciting to developers. There’s a review at Tablet PC Buzz.com of Office 2003, which includes lots of features to support Tablets – and that’s what is getting me interested. Again and again, it’s worth remembering that all that matters is the software.
In case you’re in the mood for some fairly comprehensive coverage of the war, GoUpState is providing an RSS version of the Associated Press reports.
Chris Rock (quoted in the San Jose Merc);
“The world has truly gone crazy. The best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, and the Germans don’t want to go to war.”
Iain Banks writes a letter to the Guardian opposing the war. Hurrah!
Scoble posts a long and very good piece on technology wave effects, and how the way to get ahead as an ISV is to to spot them and get on fast. He also mentions something that everyone in the industry should repeat as a mantra when they get up, when they got to bed, and every time in between: Don’t underestimate Microsoft. [The Scobleizer Weblog]
Yes, that’s not a Mac tablet. More’s the pity.
|In a senseless act of generosity (which I covered yesterday), Glenn Fleishman offered his book ? still selling for upwards of $30 on Amazon ? for $0 in downloadable form. Since it’s a heavy pile of bits (like, 32 megs or something), and about 10,000 copies have been downloaded, he’s now geting slammed with a huge bandwidth bill. That hugely sucks..|
|Let’s help him out.|