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How will Linux be leveraged in next-gen supercomputers?  —  Linux is at the top of the world's Top 500 List of World's Fastest Supercomputers, but does it have what it takes to stay there?  —  IBM and the United States stole the top slot last November when the BlueGene/L system running Linux …
Discussion: Smart Mobs
THE WEB 2.0 IS HERE  —  Web 2.0 is white hot at the moment, and not just because of the hype, but because of the insane amount of stuff that's being built for it right now.  —  I know, I know.  It sounds like the Cluetrain Manifesto all over again.  Well, it kinda is.
Discussion: SYNTAGMA
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
A quick report from the Company Meeting  —  I just got back from Microsoft's Company Meeting.  My first "real" meeting.  This is the one they hold in a local baseball stadium with 10s of thousands of employees.  The sheer scale of Microsoft is impressive.  Knowing that probably only 1 out 4 employees are even at the stadium.
John / Microsoft Weblog:
Post Microsoft Company Meeting  —  The great British economist, John Maynard Keynes, said, "When facts change, I change my mind.  What do you do?"  —  Talking of changing your tune, Who d'aPunk of Mini-Microsoft blog has this to say about Microsoft's Company Meeting : … Has Dr Who morphed into Robert Scoble?
Rich Ziade / BASEMENT.ORG:
Google Video Goes Flash  —  I just stumbled on this and don't know how long this has been the case.  It looks like Google Video is using Flash to deliver video (exclusively, from what I can gather).  —  This makes a lot of sense because Flash can deliver high quality video without any sort of media player download.
Discussion: InsideGoogle
Preston Gralla / O'Reilly Network:
Does Vista Really Matter?  —  Microsoft will ultimately spend many hundreds of millions of dollars developing and marketing Vista in a bet-the-farm strategy on the new operating system.  —  Unasked is the question: Does Vista really matter?  —  The real danger to Microsoft …
Discussion: Scobleizer
Red Herring:
Bronfman Fires Back at Apple  —  The duet between Apple and the music industry struck a sour note as the industry takes aim at Steve Jobs.  —  The gloves are off in the battle between Apple CEO Steve Jobs and the music industry over the price of downloaded songs.
Have your say on the News Messageboard Office blunders caused by computer jargon  —  Office workers are baffled by computer jargon and make serious business blunders because they see 'IT speak' as a foreign language, a survey has revealed.  —  Among office workers 26% aren't sure …
Official Google Blog:
It's a coders' world - we just live in it  —  Last year we thought we hit it big when 7,500 software coders from all over competed for top prizes in our annual Google Code Jam.  We didn't know what "big" was until this year's competition, which concluded today.
Discussion: Silicon Valley Sleuth and Ego Food
CHAPTER 1 - MORNING APRIL FOOLS DAY 2003 - EPISODE 3  —  Interview of Donna Langhorne by Detective Cohen (continued)  —  Q: When was the last time you saw the deceased alive?  —  A: When I left the office last night.  His office door was closed but I could hear him talking on the phone.

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