WHAT HAPPENED TO EDWARD R. MURROW JOURNALISM?!?! I never thought I would be writing about bloggers who claim they are journalists, first two at Forbes and now one incomprehensibly out of touch with reality. [more]
(august 29, 2007) (Somewhere in the Orion Spiral Arms) Apple seems to be taking [significant] share away from msft/wintel platforms v. apple/xtel...the timing is serendipitous to say the least viz-a-viz Microsoft's Vista blunders...new Mac releases...back to school...linux...all when the world's wintel mindset was/is at a tipping point to switch given said irreversibly priceless Vista blunders and simply pursuant to the theory of consumer choice and price elasticity of demand models viz-a-viz substitute products. [more]
"...The leading Linux distribution is the Ubuntu family -- 30 percent of our survey respondents are using Ubuntu or one of its sister distributions: Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Edubuntu...Next in popularity, after the ever-popular Ubuntu family, comes the SUSE Linux family with 21 percent. In our survey, we found mostly openSUSE users (19.7 percent) with a scattering of SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) users (1.3 percent). This isn't too surprising, since our preliminary analysis of our survey data showed that the majority of our respondents were individual rather than corporate users.
It's also noteworthy that the SUSE Linuxes have taken a major step forward. In 2006's survey, the SUSE family came in a distant second place with only 13 percent of the user base. In terms of year-over-year growth, openSUSE and SLED were the real winners, in fact, with a jump of 8 percentage points. The Ubuntu family, by comparison, built on its lead by only 1.2 percent..." source: Aug 22, 2007 DesktopLinux.com [emphasis added] [more]
Just when Forbes' credibility was tanking with Caulfield's emptiness, we find out that Dan Lyons was driving SCO v. Novell hysteria and proximate cause for Pamela Jones, http://www.Groklaw.net death threats... [more]
Open Letter to Brian Caulfield, Forbes:in Re: Novell Buddies Up 08.08.07 [more]