This supposed link between minorities and the sub-prime crisis has bothered me for quite some time. Many conservatives are making the argument that illegal immigrants, minorities or the poor along with their Democratic allies have somehow created this sub-prime crisis. My fundamental argument is that the poor and minorities don’t control enough wealth to have
Just read this article and, I hate to admit it; I really, really hate to admit it. I think Microsoft is right on with this one and it scares me. I see so many people looking at new technology in this down economy and that is helping Redhat because MS Server with SQL Server is
I often read Matt Assay’s “Open Road”. For the most part I like reading his take on the open source world, but every now and then he posts something that makes me feel like I am researching lesser known connections of some political organization. Really, I didn’t know the Heritage Foundation was connected to Chechnyan
Andrew Keen, a central critic of all things Web 2.0, argues that the widespread amateurism of the internet is destroying our culture. Is he correct?
My senior year in college I wrote a paper about Open Source and it’s implementation in Brazil. This work follows that same line of thought. This is really cool because it shows how different governments are implementing open source. It’s especially interesting that some countries (USA, China) have such active communities, while other countries (France,
I use Linux for several philosophical reasons and technical reasons. I think open source code is open knowledge and pretty much a basic human right. This article highlights why others use open source. One of his most innovative ideas, is people don’t criticize you for the way you do something, they normally say, “Hey, I
This article is fairly long and comes off at times a defense piece for Alren Specter, but in general his points are well taken for me. http://www.nybooks.com/articles/22656