Despite the attention to blogging, a large number of Americans remain clueless — only 38 percent of Internet users know what a blog is: online agglomerations of ideas, information and links, usually presented with the most recent postings on top, and often offering a mechanism for visitors to post comments. --MSNBC Jan. 3, 2005 How things have changed in a year! --Jan. 09, 2006
They've been flying around the cubicles for months. And today is the day the axe falls for about 100 employees at CTB-McGraw Hill in Monterey, CA. As the employment climate in Monterey County is very tight, I expect a lot of these folks will finds themselves having to leave this beautiful area for more lucrative climes
Google will partner with SUN to deliver
a complete suite of software to compete against Microsoft Office. This
will include a word processor, spreadsheet, etc. It will be based on
SUN's OpenOffice, which is open source.
If you've tried
NetOffice, it's a Microsoft Office clone. It works just like Microsoft.
And it works with Microsoft files. You can replace Microsoft Office
($600 or so) entirely with OpenOffice, which is free.
was announced an hour ago (NOTE from CK: approx. 11 am PST) in a joint press conf at Google by Scott
McNealy (CEO of SUN) and Eric Schmidt (quasi-CEO of Google).
is a declaration of war between Google and Microsoft. MS Office is
Microsoft's cash cow. By releasing G-Office, Google will undermine MS's
Re: the Flame,Blame and Shame session discussed below: Moderator: Liza Sabater, publisher of culturekitchen. Panelists: Judith Meskill, Editorial Director of Weblogs, Inc.; personal blog here. Ellen Spertus, assos. professor of computer sciences at Mills College. Named Sexiest Geek Alive in 2001. Personal page here. Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, best selling author of the Dirty Girls Social Club. Home page here.