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Keith Teare, Michael Arrington and Jean-Marie Hullot – 1999-2002. On fotonauts.

fotonauts released a new build of the Mac beta today and it got me to playing with it again. It can now access Facebook files and also file system based images. It already had iPhoto, Aperture, Picasa and Flickr. So, here is a memory jogger. this is an album of RealNames related people and events …

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RealNames

A little bit of news. I have recently reacquired the RealNames domain name – realnames.com. This is some 30 months after we were forced to close the company. It feels good to have 100% ownership back of a thing I spent 5 years creating. To be honest I’m not yet sure what I will do …

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IE Growth

From CNet: This is why Microsoft has to be responsible in its decisions regarding 3rd parties. IE is NOT just an application. It is, de-facto, a piece of infrastructure. Its power is such that a decision to partner or not has the power of life and death over a 3rd party. Where that 3rd party …

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IE Monopoly

This story on CNet echoes some of the points I have been making. Particularly this sentence: “What we’re seeing with Web sites that are viewable only with IE is the privatization of the Web,” said Mozilla’s Baker. “And that’s a dangerous setting. We’re moving toward a world where all the capabilities of the Internet are …

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