My father used to tell me that the key to success in life was to look people
in the eye and give them a firm handshake. But the art of the handshake seems
to have died in my generation. I grew up in the era of high fives, forearm
smashes and fist pumps. I played baseball, so there were also a lot of butt
pats, (but let's not go into that). It seems like the importance of
handshakes and e... (more)
Intel Virtualization Journal
This may not be the best time to mention this – given New York’s
antitrust suit – but Intel’s share of PC processors was up marginally
year-over-year in Q3 from 81.2% to 81.5% according to Mercury Research and
AMD gained a tenth of point year-over-year to 17.8%, but lost 0.7%
sequentially. Between the two of them they’ve got 99.3% of the market.
Via’s got wh... (more)
Ubuntu Linux is a new experience for me. Having used only Red Hat's Fedora
Core, I was anxious to try out the recently released Ubuntu 5.10 (available
from Ubuntu's Website at www.ubuntu.com).
I was not disappointed. After waiting approximately 45 minutes to download
the 617 MB ISO file, I quickly burned it to a CD and rebooted my computer.
Within a mere half an hour, Ubuntu was successfu... (more)