New Article for Network World

June 23, 2008

My most recent feature story, Whatever Happened to Artificial Intelligence? is now up on Network World’s front page. You can also see the discussion on SlashDot here.Always great to write a feature story, and even better when people like it. Hop onto either site and say your bit.

Linux Video Support Sucks

June 15, 2008

Let me be fair – when a Windows XP update blew away my video driver a few years ago, causing me to struggle for a couple of days then reformat and reload, I complained. Now that Ubuntu, the leading Linux operating system according to many observers more knowledgeable about the inner workings of that market than I, blew away my video driver and caused me to struggle then reformat and reload, I proclaim loudly that Linux video support sucks.

My Linux complaints go beyond Ubuntu, and beyond just driver Read the rest of this entry »

More Free Security Software

June 4, 2008

Never make the mistake of thinking you have “solved” your security problem. Security is not a problem to solve, it’s a battle to fight each and every day. Hackers don’t take days off, and your security can’t either.

Thanks to ComputerWorld for 10 Essential (and Free!) Security Downloads for Windows that Read the rest of this entry »