Archive for March, 2010


Linked on Mar 22 at 21:33

“The Open Web SSO project (OpenSSO) provides core identity services to simplify the implementation of transparent single sign-on (SSO) as a security component in a network infrastructure. OpenSSO provides the foundation for integrating diverse web applications that might typically operate against a disparate set of identity repositories and are hosted on a variety of platforms … Read more

5 Reasons Tablets Suck And You Won't Buy One

Linked on Mar 22 at 19:42

When Apple announced the iPad, its detractors immediately denounced it, mostly citing it as underpowered and without a full-blown OS. More powerful tablets closely mimicking OS behaviour (mostly Windows) have been around for almost a decade, yet they’ve garnered little to no interest. Why haven’t those who feel the iPad is lacking not run out … Read more

Up or Out: Solving the IT Turnover Crisis

Linked on Mar 19 at 16:46

In my over ten years as a developer, I’ve worked at over a half-dozen companies—some of them I’ve even quit before being laid-off. In the ones that I have quit I’ve noticed what could be termed as “employee rot” (or “Dead Sea Effect”). Smart employees come and go but it’s the not-so-smart ones who stay … Read more