Two Reasons Why Carbon Management Software is Not the Next Big Thing

In my experience Chris Mines at Forrester is the top analyst covering the green enterprise, but I think he's slightly off the mark on his latest article "Five Reasons Why Carbon Management Software is the Next Big Thing". Before I talk about where he's wrong, let me say that he's…

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Riddle Me This

A month ago Sun had over 2,700 in its Facebook Network. Now its down to 2,606. Are people leaving? Did someone prune the network?…

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More Facebook trivia

The Sun Network is now up to 2,834. That's 128 over last week (nice power of 2!).…

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Facebook update

Sun network total is now up to 2,706. That's an increase of 11 in the last 24 hours.…

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Glad He's On Our Team

Sometimes you run into someone who's a pain in the ass when he's on the other team, but you love having him on your team. Tim Bray is such a person, as in his recent Udell and Vinoski: "Hey Jon, our criticisms of WS-* are specific and have to do…

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Lew’s New Gig

Lew Tucker — Java Pioneer and Creator of Salesforce.com’s AppExchange to be CTO of Radar Networks Cool! Lew is a great friend and is always working on cool stuff. Lew’s one of those guys who is sometimes more in the background than maybe he should…

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The Value of Angle Brackets

From Tim Bray’s “How We Learn” post: “reliable laugh line: ‘WS-* is becoming CORBA, only with angle brackets to make it slower’” Gosh, I always thought the angle brackets were faster, not slower. They’re so much more aerodynamic than }, ] or…

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My First JavaOne

I had to have one of the strangest first trips to JavaOne. You could wonder how I’ve been in Sun and Java for so long and never made it to JavaOne, and I couldn’t give you a good answer. But this was going to be my…

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