World-renown information technology pundit Dr James Martin says overvalued dot-com stocks will cause a "spectacular crash" due to the inevitability of a market correction.
Stories by Don Tennant
It's going to be interesting to see how the media and the Hong Kong IT grapevine paint the startling acquisition of a revered Hong Kong systems remarketer by an upstart IT services provider in Australia.
Powerlan, a local IT services company, has expanded regionally with the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Commercial Software Services Ltd. (CSSL).
With Forrester Research Inc. predicting that the emerging application service provider (ASP) market will be worth US$6.4 billion by 2001, few companies are more ideally positioned to capitalize on that explosive growth than Citrix Systems Inc., the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based outfit whose world revolves around application-sever technology.
When I say "Mark Templeton", what's the first thing that comes to mind?
I've always said that the most useful course I took in high school was typing.
Meanwhile, at the most recent meeting of the Hong Kong chapter of Linux Users for Societal Emancipation and Reform (LUSER)...
Americans talk a lot about "freedom". In fact, Americans tend to exercise a great deal of freedom in defining their concept of freedom, so that the concept seems rather alien not only to undemocratic societies, but to other democratic societies as well.
I am so excited. Close your eyes. Now feel this. Keep feeling. Feel it all over. Can you tell what it is? That's right! It's a slide projector! It's time for another slide show!
I suppose this is going to get me tagged as even more of a Jeff Papows butt kisser, but I just can't let this stuff go unchallenged.
It had to happen. The very week that my interview with Lotus Development CEO Jeff Papows was posted on the IDG news wire under the headline "Papows: Classy, competent and clued-in," the Wall Street Journal ran a page 1 piece on Papows that is unquestionably the most disparaging character portrayal I've seen in nearly nine years in this job.
Hey, if no one else wants to let this goofy Linux thing die, then why the heck should I? Believe it or not, I'm still receiving mail in response to the column I wrote last month about the silliness which abounds in the Linux community.
OK. Just one more column on this goofy Linux thing, and I promise I'll give it a rest for a while.
It just doesn't get any better than this.