Month: March 2006

  • Canada in the World by Michael Ignatieff

    Michael Ignatieff, a Canadian MP and Liberal leadership hopeful, gave a speech at Ottawa University on March 30, 2006 called Canada in the World. I found the text version of the speech surprisingly engaging. For more background on Ignatieff see the Wikipedia article about him. Both he and his family have quite an interesting history.

  • Blogs, search engines and WordPress

    One problem with the blog format is that the same content can show up on several URLs. This content layout is nice for humans. In the case of my blog, the same post content can show up on the main page, a category URL and an archive URL. Unfortunately, what is convenient for humans is…

  • Italy and Greece photos

    Karen’s photos from Italy and Greece are now online in the photo gallery.

  • Isn’t it semantic?

    Isn’t it semantic?: An interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee. There are some interesting comments on the semantic web in this interview. In physics, to take the behaviour of gases as an example, you visualize them as billiard balls, model the rules they follow and then transpose that to a larger scale to account for the…

  • SELinux in FC5

    Whats new in Fedora Core 5, from SELinux????

  • OpenSPARC

    Sun sure is doing some really interesting things these days. First they release a chip with 8 cores, each capable of running 4 threads simultaneously. Now they have released the design of the chip under the GPLv2.

  • Speculations on the future of science

    Speculations on the future of science by Kevin Kelly Science will continue to surprise us with what it discovers and creates; then it will astound us by devising new methods to surprises us. At the core of science’s self-modification is technology. New tools enable new structures of knowledge and new ways of discovery. The achievement…

  • Net Neutrality vs. Net Neutering

    For some more discussion of net neutrality see Net Neutrality vs. Net Neutering.

  • Linux Journal’s new editor

    So my favourite magazine, Linux Journal, has a new editor. Nicholas Petreley. I have been a Linux Journal subscriber for 8+ years and I proudly have every issue on my bookshelf. I even paid for a subscription for my favourite computer store to help them gain knowledge about Linux and FOSS. It used to be…

  • Better networking with SCTP

    Better networking with SCTP: A great article at IBM developer works on SCTP.