It‚Äôs easy to appreciate the wonders of the Web, and all of the riches that the Internet brings into our lives. All of which makes it easy indeed not to notice the things that tend to slip away, as the collateral damage of progress.
One of the realities that every standards professional must deal with is the sad fact that everyone else in the world thinks that standards are‚Ä¶ [start over; no one else thinks about standards much at all] Ahem.
So I‚Äôve just returned from Tokyo, where I attended the 2009 Kernel Summit and the first ever Japan Linux Symposium. My body clock is expected sometime later this week. It was a tiring but rewarding week, and not just because the sushi was so good. The Kernel Summit went well.
There's been a lot of noise made about the benefits of mobile computing. It will keep us connected, it will be make life more convenient, and we can watch movies of dancing Internet kittehs where ever we might be.