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I have no adjectives to comment on the beauty of this.
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I’ve been meeting with a few people in …

I’ve been meeting with a few people in Europe, curiously still hanging to old and odd opinions of Open Source Software and its application in real-world, real business situations . As I’ve found myself repeating the same mantra once too often, here’s a complete and exhaustive post, taken from a talk given by Tim O’Reilly to a group of Fortune 500 executives. (in 1999!)

Ten Myths about Open Source Software

Here’s a bite:

If open source software isn’t reliable enough to use, then the Internet isn’t reliable enough, because the Internet infrastructure relies heavily on Open Source software.

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Go figure. I’ve been to Óbidos hundreds …

Go figure. I’ve been to Óbidos hundreds of times, and never really tought about this…

US/Portugal culture: Fences and walls A recent article in the New York Times discusses the fate of a promenade along the edge of the sea cliffs in Newport, Rhode Island. The Cliff Walk, as it’s called, is lined in places by not-very-scenic chain link fencing, in order to protect people from going off the walk and hurting themselves. (Photo by Gretchen Ertl for the NYT) Naturally, accidents still happen. Accident victims want someone to take the blame and to compensate them. A recent … Read More

via Oregon Expat

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Another day at the office
Another day at the office
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