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September 22, 2008  2:58 PM

Overheard: GPON and Active Ethernet are complementary technologies

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Active Ethernet, fiber to the curb, FTTH, GPON, PON, Technology

russell-david97.gif PON (Passive Optical Network) and Active Ethernet have falsely been cast as competitive technologies...

September 22, 2008  1:02 PM

Overheard: Windows 7 is just Vista with new shade of lipstick

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Technology, Windows 7

sjvn_with_dog.jpg Microsoft really is losing it. I can't help but notice that the evil empire keeps making one business...

September 18, 2008  7:51 PM

Overheard – The new vocabulary of cloud computing – glossary

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, glossary, Technology

Have you ever wanted to make up a word? Now's the time. Just make sure it has something to do with a cloud. Play a little Rolling Stones and get those neurons firing (Hey, hey, hey, hey -- get off of my cloud) I just want to jot these down before I forget. Seems like every day I stumble across...

September 17, 2008  5:37 PM

Overheard: CRUD

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CRUD, master data, Technology

crud.jpg The single most depressing thing for me in IT is how many applications are really just Mainframe data processing solutions...

September 15, 2008  5:14 PM

Overheard: Chrome is Window’s fork?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

scott_hanselman.jpg Take a look at the Terms and Conditions for the...

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September 15, 2008  5:00 PM

Overheard: Berkeley software development

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
openBSD, Technology

jeremy_anderson.jpg “There are two major products that came out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We...

September 4, 2008  1:09 PM

Overheard: Chrome is a do-over

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Browsers, Google, Google Chrome, Steven Levy, Technology

steven_levy.gif In the coming era of cloud computing, the Web will be much more than just a means of delivering content —...

September 3, 2008  10:09 AM

Tag: You’re IT! Meet Ken Stewart

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Ken Stewart, Tag: You're IT!, Technology

ken_stewart.JPG Last month, I tagged

August 28, 2008  6:07 PM

Overheard: Intel’s predictions for the future

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
predictions, Technology

steve_shankland.jpg I hope Intel warned the Luddites and pessimists away at the door, because the chip maker had a lot of...

August 28, 2008  4:58 PM

Overheard: Our favorite Geek and Poke cartoons

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Geek and Poke, Technology

oliver_widder.jpg Have you been to Oliver Widder's Geek and Poke blog? You...

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