Profile of Cora Nucci
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Articles by Cora Nucci
posted in June 2008
As Bill Gates packs up his "#1 software architect" mug and prepares to leave his daily duties at Microsoft, we take a look at the character traits that put him on top of the software industry.
Here's an inconvenient truth: being green can be a pain in the neck. So when I heard of a new search tool that helps the environment without inflicting the least bit of discomfort upon users, I checked it out at once.
Those corkscrew-shaped CFL bulbs use about a third of the power needed to light incandescent bulbs, so their cost-saving appeal to homes and businesses is obvious. But what happens when potentially toxic CFLs need to be replaced?
Anyone who still thinks open source isn't ready for prime time hasn't been paying attention. Two events this week demonstrate how open source principles have put an entertainment juggernaut and a sports franchise at the top of their respective games.
Corporations have a way of dragging their feet when disruptive technologies promise to goose -- or threaten to halt, depending on where you sit -- productivity.
The Boston Celtics are closing in on another NBA championship after having adopted ubuntu as their rallying cry at the beginning of the season.
If anyone at the NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and the concurrent CleanTechnology show in Boston this week was concerned about recent reports of toxicity associated with carbon nanotubes, they weren't showing it.
Neil Young is making tech headlines again, following his appearance last month at the JavaOne conference. This time the legendary Canadian rocker is getting attention for his collaboration with Johnathan Goodwin of H-Line Conversions to transform a 1959 Lincoln Continental into a hybrid electric vehicle.