Heroes happen here or the Microsoft 2008 launch wave

Today after many hours of hammering my had with basics of business administration at university. I just wanted to take some time off and decided to view Steve Balmers Keynote. So ok, first hurdle was to install Silverlight… The special page Microsoft opened up for the launch event did not work with Silverlight on Firefox. …

KDE 4.0.0 released … Dreams become true!

Today is the day … big things happen…. I just installed alle the fresh and new KDE 4.0.0 packages and it is runnning really smooth. Of course, it is a developer platform and has its rough edges, but it really is usable, the KDE folks really did a great job. Oxygen looks awsome, Plasma is …

Open Source Business Desktop – Gnome or KDE

Matt Hartley posted an nice article about Linux Desktops in Businesses. http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/entdev/article.php/3717261It really is an interesting read. GNOME, both on the user and development side of things, believes in the integrity of GPL-based code and ease of use. Applications developed in this realm tend to be rather vanilla in appearance, yet will work as advertised.   …

101 Ways to know your project is doomed

Here I only list the top 10… you may find the rest of the list here. Management has renamed its Waterfall process to Agile Waterfall You start hiring consultants so they can take the blame The Continuous Integration server has returned the error message “Fuck it, I give up” You have implemented your own Ruby …