- IBM and Oracle agree to Java pact , New York Times Bits Blog
- Telnet like tool for HTTP
Via Nat’s Four Short Links at O’Reilly Radar. He remarks it looks like a useful teaching tool, which it no doubt is. I think it actually has more utility than just pedagogy. A lot of application development consists of plumbing together HTTP based services and having something a little more friendly than telnet and wget to explore and test is very useful for that end too.
- Is passing query string data in referral URLs a privacy violation?, Techdirt
- IBM’s plans for the Cell processor, Slashdot
- Microsoft patents GPU-accelerated video encoding, Slashdot