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Book review: Darwinia
Reviewed: Friday, August 11, 2006

Summer reading: Spin
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the Omnivoire's Delimma
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Irving Wladawsky-Berger
Sunday, September 18, 2005

Irving Wladawsky-Berger from IBM talks about IT infrastructure, Open Source, autonomous systems and the like at the Open Source Business Conference 2005 (ITC). I found the presentation interesting but a bit glib: being more connected doesn't mean being more understanding and having everything in XML doesn't mean we're communicating. Also, having more knowledge can become overwhelming and the search for optimizations can leads to extreme fragility.


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