“Midori” is an operating system project being incubated at Microsoft. A while ago, SD Times acquired some internal specs on Midori, and published this series of articles. Now, in a follow-up article, we talk about how it appears that Midori does or does not fit with Microsoft technologies beginning to hit the streets.
Apple will be the market leader in slate form-factor computers in, oh, another day or two. There are already more applications written specifically for the iPad than have been written specifically for the Tablet PC in 8 years — by at least one order of magnitude. Although I’m dubious about the first-generation iPad (the screen […]
This video shows “Prefab”: a research tool that screen scrapes applications at the pixel level, allows the UI to be enhanced (changing cursor or mouse behavior, for instance), and then routes the input to the enhanced UI back to the original. The performance is impressively snappy. It’s not clear how much programming is involved with […]
The inevitable evolution of those ads seeking “ninja” developers. Are you a UI Assassin? http://ruby.jobmotel.com/jobs/11801 # Lazyweb : How to get root or even just shell access on an Astak Security DVR? # Fred Brooks has a new book out: http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=9780201362985 # MFY Pat Venditte can switch-pitch. It’ll be fun to see him go against […]
My column for the 4/1 issue of SD Times describes Profit: A Highly Concurrent Programming Language.