Archive for August, 2006

No Jacques in F1.

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

It was announced last weekend that the temporary replacement of Jacques Villeneuve by the excellent Polish driver Robert Kubica was made permanent throughout this year and next. Kubica replaced Villeneuve at the Hungry GP and the team was pretty clear in their interest in Kubica and apparently Villeneuve forced the team to commit to one… Continue Reading No Jacques in F1.

BlackBoard goes Metallica

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

On Monday I found out that BlackBoard (Bb) had been issued a patent on eLearning. Bb recently bought WebCt inc. which makes the learning management system that consumes most of my days at work. I was dismissive of it until I learnt about the subsequent lawsuits against Desire2Learn (D2L) the day afterwards. As far as… Continue Reading BlackBoard goes Metallica

Net Neutrality

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

If you don’t know now you know – Net Neutrality is important and we don’t want big US telcos to be able to double charge and create an internet class system. The cool cats at are doing their part. Watch the video.