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<div class="entry-content"><ul><li><a href="http://blogs.sun.com/roller/page/jonathan/20040920#a_true_computing_utility">Jonathan Schwartz</a> writes about selling the right to use (RTU) an industry standard OS/CPU combination in increments of cpu-hours, so now businesses need not buy licenses or spend money on maintenance costs. This is a great cost reduction for small companies. Perhaps this is where the concept of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thin_client">thin clients</a> gain prominence?</li>
<li>Images are made more accessible to those using screen readers through <a href="http://www.stuffandnonsense.co.uk/archives/accessibility_footnotes.html">footnotes</a></li>
<li>T9 technology used for the SMSes <a href="http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/mackay/itprnn/itap/">sucks!</a> At the time where mobile internet services seem to be exploding, the ease of typing assumes prominence. Whatever technologies that the current phones have really suck big time. Isnt anyone researching this area? Or is everyone attracted by the <a href="http://images.google.com/images?q=laser%20keyboard&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi">laser keyboard</a>? </li>
<li><a href="http://www.theregister.com/2004/09/23/orlowski_interactive_keynote/">This speech</a> is what music industry should vigourously nod to.</li>
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