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How to beat your competitors to death with patents while complaining about even mild remedies.
How do viruses forge your address when they send out copies of themselves?
What do think tanks think about? Perhaps more importantly, why do they think these things? Followed up with commentary on their "reaction".
Microsoft's eight hundred million dollar fine, is it fair? Does it help?
Areas For Concern defangs some subtle FUD being spread by Microsoft Belgium.
The True Value of Linux™, a refutation of a damning-with-faint-praise of Linux™.
Eliding Dead Code, GCC is attacked for adhering to the C98 standard, and here defended.
At the film company DreamWorks, Ed Leonard has ported the entire graphics animation department to Linux; Shrek was created on a “renderfarm” (a powerful, refrigerator-size rack of servers) that had 800 processors running Linux. Leonard took the money he saved by not having maintenance contracts and used it to buy far more inexpensive Linux PCs. He says the money he has saved will allow DreamWorks to replace desktops and the renderfarm every two years instead of every five. — Scott Berinato
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