I’m not a diarist and I know it and now you know too. Over a month and I can’t even blame the fact that is was so nice outside that I had better things to do. Anyway, I’m going to try to change that. We will see….
6:30 AM – it is snowing. I know better than to think that we’re out of the weather woods until May 24th. More than one person has woke up in the tent… in the wood… on the “Glorious 24th”… under 10 cm of snow!
Changes at Sun since the Oracle take over – see this link on the Globe and Mail piece “Larry Ellison details Sun changes” from 2010 May 14. Sun’s history reads like a Greek tragedy (not unlike Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Compaq and a host of others). Ellison has a history of doing what he says he will do. Time will tell but I wouldn’t bet against him. IBM was (and is, for that matter) successful with the same paradigm in the mainframe world.
The New York Times had an interesting article yesterday (2010 May 13) U.S. Decision to Approve Killing of Cleric Causes Unease. If nothing else it is food for thought and bound to open the debate as to what is correct in “self defence”.