MIT OpenCourseWare Now Online

MIT OpenCourseWare Now Online [Slashdot]

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Microsoft Buys Liquid Audio DRM Patents Long Term Vision For

Microsoft buys Liquid Audio DRM patents. ‘Long term vision for DRM technology’ [The Register]

Iraq And UN Agree Return Of Inspectors UN And I

Iraq and UN agree return of inspectors. UN and Iraqi officials agree practical arrangements for the return to Iraq of inspectors – but Washington says the deal is not enough. [BBC News | WORLD]

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PC Makers Hit Speed Bumps; Being Faster May Not Matter. The computer industry continues to release faster computers, but PC users are hesitating to buy new models. By John Markoff. [New York Times: Technology]

InfoWorld Sun Challenges Microsoft On The D

InfoWorld: Sun challenges Microsoft on the desktop. [Hack the Planet]
Good read about what Sun is up to via Linux. “Linux is a tactic. Java is the strategy. The developer platform that we’re encouraging is for line of business applications, content-based applications, distributed applications.”

eWEEK EPeriodicals Microsofts Killer App For Tablet PC Micr

eWEEK: ePeriodicals: Microsoft’s Killer App for Tablet PC? Microsoft Corp. thinks it’s found a killer app for its Tablet PC: as a home for a new breed of electronic magazines. The software giant is prepping an end-to-end electronic publishing solution, known as ePeriodicals, which it will introduce at its Tablet PC launch in New York City on Nov. 7, according to sources. [Tomalak’s Realm]

A Summary Of What We Learned In The Last Few Days About

A summary of what we learned in the last few days about XML and namespaces. It’s not a pretty picture! [Scripting News]
Dave has discovered in his rss 2.0 work that many xml/rss parsers choke on have any namespace declarations. Now he has to break compatability, or wait for people to break thier parsers.