Category Archives: Apple

What will we count?

Hello Readers… This blog has been about Microsoft and its market share. Specifically, on June 2009 I bet my friend Nick that Microsoft would lack a majority market share come June 2011. We discussed the three products that HAD the … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Free Software Foundation’s Executive Director – John Sullivan

John Sullivan, Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation, has asked the membership a question… By what measures do you judge the success of the FSF’s public advocacy campaigns, and how do you think they have been doing? Below is … Continue reading

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Charting it out – How will market share change?

Behold, for all to view… the numbers which show Microsoft will lose a majority market share in operating systems this Summer… For those wondering the answer: What will we use if Microsoft is not the majority market share? The answer … Continue reading

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Bug One Resolved at the Gates Center of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon Universtiy thanks to Red Hat Inc.

From where I stand, I see Linux and Apple-based products winning big in the months ahead. How can I hold such unwavering optimism? Over ten years I have a decent salary supporting Linux products, with my career starting at Carnegie … Continue reading

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What will we buy?

Americans today celebrate “Black Friday.” Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, most workers have this day off so they head to the shops to spend their Christmas giving money. The outcome of the bet that kicked off this blog: “Microsoft will … Continue reading

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Open Letter from a Microsoft Share Holder

Dear Microsoft, I am a shareholder of your company. The world is still waiting for your Q4 FY2010 report so that we will know how much money you made as of June 30, 2010. We are all on Microsoft Chief … Continue reading

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What will I buy?

Regardless of what Darryl the Microsoft fanbody VMS developer from Australia does, I bought stocks celebrate the wonderful success of What Will We Use. What Did I Buy 20 shares of ARMH– the low-power microprocessor behind Apple iPhone 4 and … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Tablets

Microsoft may be left behind by the growth of the tablet market. In a few years, Apple has managed to make a space for itself at the center of the smart phone market. While Google’s has joined the fray with … Continue reading

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I am Fedora

My name is Beth Lynn Eicher and I am Fedora. Before Apple’s “I am a Mac and he’s a PC” ads, long before Microsoft’s “I am a PC and Windows 7 is my idea,” Red Hat Inc. had released a … Continue reading

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Microsoft sells software like its 1984

In the 1980’s IBM, convinced that there was only money in hardware, licensed the operating systems for desktop computers to Microsoft Corporation. The PC was born. Software was shipped as a  boxed set with disks and manuals. Want more software? … Continue reading

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