Linux Looks Good to Retail

Once the exclusive province of Internet infrastructure geeks and open-source devotees, Linux is starting to look attractive to retailers. “I think you’ll see more and more retailers wake up to Linux,” says Mike Prince, vice president and CIO of Burlington Coat Factory, based in Burlington, NJ. Burlington made the jump to Linux last year, installing […]

Linux Looks Good to Retail

New Domains to Rule Over

Link: New Domains to Rule Over Link broken? Try the Wayback Machine. Plato argued in Republic that the best form of government was a benevolent dictatorship headed by an enlightened philosopher-king. For many years, the Internet had something very much like that in the late Jon Postel. As the director of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), […]

New Domains to Rule Over

Cash for code

Cash for Code Programmers jump on the money train. Dylan Tweney 07/25/2000 Steve Elfanbaum wants to help his fellow code geeks make some extra cash.Photo: Stephen Kennedy View the Independent’s Day Xplanation Let’s not foster any illusions about open source software: If you’re a programmer, it’s not going to make you rich. Even as open […]

Cash for code