In one sentence. Paul Kedrosky asks, “What Would You Tell the Future?”. I don’t know much about hedge funds, I may know a thing or two about software. My message to the future? Software is about solving old problems to make room for new ones.
Gotcha. Mark Guzman made a list of Ruby gotchas and caveats.
End to open data? Dave Megginson points out that Google dropped their SOAP API for a business reason: to keep tight control on how their data is accessed and used. I have a strong suspicion he’s right. Google is cutting down on the non-essentials, and guess what the first non-essential is?
Know your audience. I’m a sucker for posts like this. Nick Carr tells us everything we need to know about Google, Yahoo and AOL users through their top searches. Update: Someone (what, no names?) at Business 2.0 points out that Nick is not only wrong, but the real story is far more interesting. Deja Vu.