It was the exception to the rule: Matt Asays latest blog entry was interesting. It asked the question: “Is commercial open source possible?“. The interesting part actually comes from quotes from Lawrence Lessigs book Remix. The whole discussion revolves around the awkwardness of asking for money in an open source
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Belgian consultancy company Element 61 has just posted an opinion piece under the disguise of a review on open source ETL. What a load of utter nonsens. Try reading this: Instead of using SQL statements to transform data, an Open Source ETL tool gives the developer a standard set of
I guess it’s a new type of chain-blogging like we used to have chain-mails. Just passing along the instructions for other bloggers…. 1. Take a picture of yourself right now. 2. Don’t change your clothes, don’t fix your hair…just take a picture. 3. Post that picture with NO editing. 4.
Because of the construction work on our house we had to move to a different place. We have a gas driven stove to cook our daily food on. Today, when I wanted to light a match to start the fire, I quickly stopped when the following thought occurred: what if
Today we announced that Pentaho can deliver BI solutions to the iPhone. Will Gorman & the rest of the team at Pentaho again did a great job here! The announcement is great news for all those people that have one … or can buy one. Until Friday, that excluded myself.