In another piece of NICTA news, on Thursday Queensland Premier Anna Bligh announced that the state government will invest $10.05 million in NICTA’s Queensland Research Laboratory over the next four years. Here’s an interesting tidbit from the Australian IT news article: Technologies developed by NICTA’s Queensland facility are widely used by the state government. One Read more about NICTA Queensland gets more funding[…]
Bill Gates has retired from Microsoft. This will be a turning point in the industry. Specifically, I think Apple will make huge inroads in the desktop market with Mac OS X to the detriment of Microsoft and Windows. Microsoft will eventually focus on the server side of the business. What do others think?
As of Monday, NICTA’s Queensland Research Lab will be located at UQ. Here’s the address: Queensland Research Laboratory Level 5, Axon Building (47), Staff House Road, St Lucia Qld 4072 PO Box 6020, St Lucia QLD 4067
Today I discovered Diigo. Diigo is a bookmarking tool like del.icio.us, only, in my opinion it is vastly superior. Instead of just bookmarking, you can select a chunk of text in the page, and attach a sticky note to it. When you return to that page later on, there’s your sticky note waiting for you. Read more about I’m a Diigo convert[…]
It’s probably time to come clean about my recent spate of posts on startups, Ruby, Python and so on. Well, there are a few things about peer review and publishing in the realm of academia that I think could be better, so I tried to figure out an alternative process that retains the benefits and Read more about Startup: an explanation[…]