Web 2.0 Blues: The Politics of Access

If you’ve been living under a rock for the last month, you may not have heard about the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco last week. As I’m the Mistress

YAB? Just What You Need

The launch of the DevXtra Editors’ Blog is bound to raise the YAB (yet another blog) questions: Why, and why now? Those are fair in an age when everyone with

More Applications for the Semantic Web Needed

The Semantic Web is a vision, an idea, a base-set of technologies. It’s not something Dad picks up at the computer store. It’s not something the press understands very well. It’s certainly

Expecting Multi-Core Miracles

Here’s the average developer’s newest dilemma: Intel and other CPU manufacturers have moved full steam ahead into creating multi-core chips to speed up computing. These chips increase processing speed not

C++ 0x – The inside joke…

You have to be truly geeky to get it, but do you know what the inside joke is with the proposed C++ 0x standard? Simply that it has been labeled