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Posts from Date:   2009-7

Why does anyone care about operating systems?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 9, 2009

Before I was an analyst, I can remember lamenting why the people in our industry were so obsessed with chips and operating systems. It was around the time when DEC released the Alpha RISC chip, and rivalry between the different strains of UNIX and Windows was at its highest point. The horse race between BSD, […]

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Watching Waves of New Technology

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 1, 2009

Tonight I finally took time to watch the entire demo of Google Wave from the recent IO conference. I had already read a lot about it, but had not yet found an hour and a half to watch the entire presentation. This is a pretty busy period, so finding that much time to do anything […]

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