(Nothing “A little extra” going on at the moment, just the links.)
- Twitter predicts the future?
"It's no wonder companies are so hungry to find out what people are talking about on Twitter. Put together a high-quality analysis and visualization package or application and you'll be rolling in it."
- Dave Briggs Presentations
Some interesting looking presentations focused on using whacky internet stuff for UK government.
- 451 CAOS Theory » Cloud monitoring keeps open source in cool crowd
- The Need for IT I&O “Reform”
"it was my research over the past nine months trying to better understand how the major public cloud vendors deliver their products which ultimately convinced me of the need for a radically new approach for enterprise IT delivery. Adding to the chorus suggesting a change is needed is some of our own data here at Gartner showing that the IT process evolution is not maturing as rapidly as perhaps we would have thought."
- Integrated Service Management @ IBM Impact May 2-7, 2010
Get your fill of next gen ops at IBM's Websphere/SOA show.
- VMware/SpringSource acquires Rabbit Technologies
- Rally adds Kanban tool to agile arsenal
- Palm opens for Chinese cash
- Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two announced: Windows Phone roots with a social slant (updated with video) – Engadget
- Everything's going to be alright – Robert Brook
<– @robertbrook expands on my two maxims from yesterday (
- Java Founder Gosling Quits Oracle
Oracle has a much more "commerce-driven" culture, said RedMonk analyst Michael Coté, which operates from a much more "in-the-here-and-now approach…. Sun kept its eyes on tomorrow much more than today," he said, "cultivating teams of people who would evolve technologies that would help figure out future products and innovation. That type of environment is much better for exploration-minded technologists than the here-and-now, make-the-sale focus that most tech companies have today."
- SnapStore — Welcome
Data integration App Store, from SnapLogic:
- Morgan Stanley analyst Meeker: Mobile innovation will leave the desktop web in the dust | VentureBeat
- What's New in Visual Studio 2010
RT @migueldeicaza: MSDN's what is new on C# 4, .NET 4, VM, GC, and the IDE:
- SpringSource Acquires RabbitMQ Cloud Messaging | SpringSource
RT @monkchips: SpringSource Acquires RabbitMQ another major win for the shoreditch cluster.
- Google to Open-source VP8 for HTML5 Video
An open source, patent clean video codec would do a lot for the HTML
- Gosling gusher sinks Oracle's Java cred
Round-up of high-profile Sun folks leaving Oracle: Gosling, Phipps, Bray.
- SpringSource Acquires UK-based Open Source Company Rabbit Technologies
- IBM unveils Power7 blades, low-end edition of AIX
- Visual Studio 2010 opens Windows to outside help
- Opera PR Contacts
Show that (a.) Apple is schzizoid and/or (b.) Apple has some good anti-trust lawyers they occasionally listen to:
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