Europeana Launches, Again
The European Union's digital library
launched with great fanfare last month only to crash two hours later
due to high demand.
Today it came back up again with quadruple serving capacity and a promise
for a suboptimal user experience during its test phase.
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No Blinkelichten, Please
A computer's flashing lights used to fascinate me.
They showed me it was alive and offered me a glimpse on
They also epitomized the hacker culture of the famous "Blinkenlichten" sign.
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Sound-Bytes from the Open World Forum
I'm currently attending the
Open World Forum taking place
The conference is proving extremely interesting with many notables,
Jim Whitehurst the president and CEO of Red Hat and
Mike Milinkovich the executive director of the Eclipse Foundation,
talking and exchanging opinions.
Many of the discussions are too cerebral to be effectively blogged,
but here are some sound-bytes I noted down from the session on
public policies to promote sustainable development of shared resources.
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