- Google Revealed: The IT Strategy That Makes It Work by Thomas Claburn (Management News by InformationWeek)
Fascinating article on google's unconventional buisness practices. Google is different. And it's different not only because its thinking is original and its applications unique--witness search queries morphed into a lobby display of bursting color--but because the company's unconventional IT strategy makes it so. Commodity hardware and free software hardly seem like the seeds of an empire, yet Google has turned them into an unmatched distributed computing platform that supports its wildly popular search engine, plus a burgeoning number of applications. We used to call them consumer applications, but Google changed that. Businesses also use them because, well, Google is different.
A unique mix of internally developed software, open source, made-to-order hardware, and people management is the secret behind the search engine.
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- Damn Small Linux (DSL), 50 megabytes of penguin power
Damn Small Linux is a business card size (50MB) Live CD Linux distribution. Despite its minuscule size it strives to have a functional and easy to use desktop. Damn Small Linux has a nearly complete desktop, including XMMS (MP3, and MPEG), FTP client, links-hacked web browser, spreadsheet, email, spellcheck (US English), a word-processor, three editors (Nedit, nVi, Zile [emacs clone]), Xpdf, Worker (file manager), Naim (AIM, ICQ, IRC), VNCviwer, SSH/SCP server and client, DHCP client, PPP, PPPoE, a web server, calculator, Fluxbox window manager, system monitoring apps, USB support, and soon it will have PCMCIA support as well. If you like Damn Small Linux you can install it on your hard drive. Because all the applications are small and light it makes a very
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Note: DSL was originally developed as an experiment to see how many usable desktop applications can fit inside a 50MB live CD. It was at first just a personal tool/toy. But over time Damn Small Linux grew into a community project with hundreds of development hours put into refinements including a fully au ...moretomated remote and local application installation system and a very versatile backup and restore system which may be used with any writable media including a hard drive, a floppy drive, or a USB device.
- Hack Attack: Top 10 Ubuntu apps and tweaks - Lifehacker
I've been more than impressed with the number of great, full-featured applications available for Linux, many of which outshine their Windows counterparts. And what's best - they're all totally free. Here are my top 10 favorite applications and tweaks that made replacing Windows with Ubuntu a breeze.
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Note: Deskbar is incredibly cool.
- FFOUR (322 Lt Collins St, Melbourne) :: Melbourne Australia
F4 has many opportunities available for the right people with the right attitude. See the list below to see what best suits you! We welcome applications at any time, and endeavour to keep these applications on file for any position that may become available.
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- Start-Up Screen Printing Packages - Nehoc
Start-Up Packages Applications: T-shirts Fabrics & materials Details - click here . . Suitable for: First time screen printer Hobbyists Gifts All our Start-Up packages are based on the NEHOC Screen Printing Kit and add in extra items required to achieve different applications and levels of printing. These are suited to the complete novice/ beginner, low budget start-ups and hobbyists with infrequent use. There's all the basics you need to get started, without too many supplies - as with all packages you can add in extra items to create you own custom pack using one of the following as a base.
Start-Up Packages - Gift set, Basic Starter, Single colour and Multi-colour
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Note: Screen Printing made easy with NEHOC screen printing systems - professional results without the professional costs.
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