Articles By David Senf

New Web leaving millions behind

New Web leaving millions behind

As the amount of content and diversity of applications available over the Web grows exponentially, unyielding progress for most is...

August 31st, 2006 David Senf
Browsers in existential crisis

Browsers in existential crisis

Firefox is closing in on 200 million downloads, but this otherwise impressive feat will be for naught if it can’t...

June 8th, 2006 David Senf
The economics of open-source software

The economics of open-source software

New business models have formed around open-source software, threatening the old ways of making money in the IT industry. At...

April 27th, 2006 David Senf
Open source a boon to overall software usage

Open source a boon to overall software usage

While Canadian businesses are increasingly benefiting from free open-source software, they continue to shell out billions for software licences. From...

March 30th, 2006 David Senf
Christmas arrives early for SOA

Christmas arrives early for SOA

Two announcements over this past month pave the way for increased services-oriented architecture (SOA) rollouts. Standards body OASIS got an...

November 24th, 2005 David Senf
Web 2.0 heats up Google-Microsoft battle

Web 2.0 heats up Google-Microsoft battle

A partnership between Google and Sun Microsystems inked in October strengthens arguments that the tight-lipped search king is positioning itself...

October 27th, 2005 David Senf
Windows should rev up Web services

Windows should rev up Web services

If you believed the early Web services hype in 2001, you would have expected that buying packaged applications should by...

September 29th, 2005 David Senf
Don

Don

Since a very young age I’ve been enchanted with radio broadcasting – setting up my first pirate FM radio station...

September 1st, 2005 David Senf
Dumb gets smart with VoIP and P2P

Dumb gets smart with VoIP and P2P

Alternatives to the traditional telephone company are now available that capitalize on the previously broken promises of voice over IP:...

August 4th, 2005 David Senf
Crossing the information flow hurdle

Crossing the information flow hurdle

Several big problems with the Web today are preventing the flow of information, resulting in roadblocks to Internet-enabled commerce, which...

July 7th, 2005 David Senf