Wednesday, December 31, 2003

A look at the O(1) Scheduler thats present in the Linux 2.6 Kernel

Microsoft aims to make spammers pay. Microsoft has devised this method by which the sender of the email has to spend more in terms of computational resources. This, Microsoft feels, will reduce the number of mails a spammer can effectively send out. Microsoft's Penny Black Page

Tuesday, December 30, 2003

Is it the end of BIOS?. Intel and Microsoft are working on a EFI specification, which will replace BIOS.

How to succeed in 2004?. Advice from 18 business leaders.

The Eight Biggest Tech Flops Ever

Monday, December 29, 2003

Tuesday, December 23, 2003 - Linux vs. Windows: The Rematch

Software glitch brings Y2K deja vu . Another date related software glitch after the infamous Y2K problem!

Monday, December 22, 2003

Configure; make; make install. A simplified explanation!

Thursday, December 18, 2003

Tuesday, December 16, 2003 - documentation for Linux enthusiasts

Sunday, December 14, 2003

.:Promote-Open Source:. An open source blog!

Google delivers parcel search. Now you can search for your parcel status on FedEx or UPS, search patent numbers, and airplane registration numbers from google.

Monday, December 08, 2003

The TaskGallery. Microsoft has been working on a 3D desktop environment for years!

Project Looking Glass by Sun Microsystems. This is a 3D desktop environment. This has been mostly written in Java, and designed to work in solaris and linux. The technology promises to provide a 3D environment for existing applications, with very little change in the applications themselves.

Maglev in Japan sets a world record of 581 kph.

Sunday, December 07, 2003

Friday, December 05, 2003

Partitions: Planning Your Linux Installation -- Your online home for Brains and Brain-Related Products

Kunsthaus graz. A funny looking architecture for a building! ;-)

U.S. Programmers at Overseas Salaries. An article that outlines the growing concern in the US about losing jobs to India.

Thursday, December 04, 2003

Microsoft to charge license fee for FAT file system

DVD Forum chooses Blue Laser Disc standard. This format was proposed by Toshiba and NEC.

Wednesday, December 03, 2003

I finally have Mandrake Linux 9.2 working on my Toshiba 2410 laptop.

Web Links that i found very helpful
Thorstenhass Page
Damian Weber's Page
Installing Linux on Toshiba Satellite 2410-S403
Mandrake Tips Page
Installation of Mandrake 9.1 on Toshiba Satellite 2410-W9X
Installing Mandrake on Toshiba P25-S507 laptop

I have yet to get the winmodem working. Will try that today! ;-)

Monday, December 01, 2003

Wind River edges closer to Linux. Wind River will work closer with open source development teams on Eclipse and Carrier Grade Linux.

Microsoft Software in Every Car?