Good insight into the Apple USP, with an excellent comparison to HP, of all companies. It's a well-balanced article, too, not just criticising or lauding Apple's techniques, but rationalising them in the context of the market.
Tuesday, 27 July 2004
Friday, 9 July 2004
Naturally, it uses OSX Quartz rendering. Would be an excellent addition to iChat for Tiger - pushing it even further ahead of the field. No doubt Windows users will be extolling the virtues of it as an amazing Longhorn innovation... in about 3 years, after it's been on the mac for 2!
Friday, 2 July 2004
On Sun, Java and Open Source [printer-friendly] | The Register
The above is an interesting article, not just on the debatable stance of Sun's stewardship of Java (as opposed to open sourcing it), but it also discusses the political aspects of technologists and their approaches to standards.