I think I am going to cry.

I think I am going to cry. What is going on? All of a sudden ( or maybe not ) openness appears to be hip. Open Source, OpenID, OAuth, OpenSocial and DataPortability. Now Comcast has announced support for an initiative to make the cable platform open. The OpenCable Applications Platform. ...developers only have to write…

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It's 10AM. Do you know where your data is?

The New York Times', Denise Caruso, has written an insightful piece,Securing Very Important Data: Your Own - New York Times, on the proliferation of online identifies and efforts ( or lack of ) by Web 2.0 technologies to protect that data. As long as we are willing to relinquish some personal data, Web applications have…

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Daring Fireball: Exchange Exchange

My employer has never paid the Microsoft tax.  Our email systems are based open standards technologies (IMAP and SMTP).  We have a handful of email servers that support over 40,000 users with zero downtime. Daring Fireball: Exchange ExchangeThe pressure isn’t going to be on Apple to license proprietary technology from RIM or Microsoft. The pressure…

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