Sitemap - 2005 - Mark Watson’s Artificial Intelligence Books and Blog
A trip down memory lane: I have a Prolog programming job
A novel search engine application
The world is getting more peaceful
New open source project: Ruby Message System
Great commentary by Mark Shields
RubyPlanet.net is done (for now)
Moving to more collaborative web applications
Efficient use of time, getting things done
RubyPlanet.NET - all things Ruby
World peace: yes it is possible
I am going to be offline for a few weeks
This guy gets it right: Java language extensions hurt the platform
Cornucopia complex, Ruby on Rails vs. Java and Lisp
Updated version of my "Practical AI Programming in Java" free web book
I just added PDF and RTF export to KBdocs.com
Tomcat, Ruby on Rails, and Araneida
Partnering and forming a Corporation
Interesting artificial intelligence problem
Possible privacy concerns, but I like Google's personal search
Intel Macs running OS X, Linux, and Windows
Excellent: official Java support for system tray functionality
A la cart media purchases will lead to higher quality in TV and movies
Latest Java Trails version 0.8 looks very cool
Poor product: Sony Network Walkman NW-E95: poor MP3 support
Great Java open source project: Nutch search engine
Good update: RadRails 0.4 released today
Efficiency (or lack of) in Java reflection: glad we have it anyway
I add spell checking/correcting to KBdocs.com online word processor
WebSphere Community Edition: not available until the end of the year
Classic computer science text and papers on the web
KBdocs.com updated: added document export and search (or: sometimes it is good to be lazy)
New web app for editing rich text documents (or: Rails vs. Java saga continues)
Rife with automatic CRUD scaffolding worth looking at
Great interview with Brent Scowcroft
Side by side comparison of Ruby on Rails vs. JSP + JavaBeans
The more things stay the same: distributed tuple space toolkits like Jini
Code generation wizards: Ruby on Rails vs. Microsoft (and dynamic programming languages)
My notes on using RadRails for Eclipse + Ruby on rails development
Our Java portal for recipes is almost feature complete
Nice business model: Intergalactic Medicine Show
Really bad decision over NASA's funding
Easy update of Ubuntu Linux to new release
User's perspective on web services like del.icio.us and GMail: running stateless
Writing my own message board for second time in 2 years
Predicting the Future: Linux vs. Windows
Predicting the future: Google vs. Microsoft
Better power management under Linux than Windows XP
Automating development tasks ...
Matter of attitude: switching between Windows, Linux, and OS X
Where is Apple's iPod/cellphone?
That does it - I am going to sell my Microsoft stock
Extending the Windows shell to explore JAR files
Peter Norvig and Joseph Campbell
new web portal, some interesting implementation details
Best movie of the year: "The Constant Gardener"
I moved CJsKitchen.com to a much faster server
MySQL optimizations; free Opera browser license
My IntelliJ review was not well received
We are rebranding our new web portal to CJsKitchen.com
The "Mom software modification"
Fast progress on kbrecipes.com
Great (and free) Lisp programming environment
beta version of KBrecipes.com is available
Google: Desktop 2 beta, $4B for implementing my idea
Windows vs. Linux on Slashdot; plain text
I upgraded to version 5 of IntelliJ
For Java developers: case study of the utility of dynamic languages
I am still looking for the best database solution for web apps
Free (and good!) picture story for young kids
Not sure about Sun's Glassfish J2EE stack project
JBoss vs. GlueCode, web frameworks
"What's a promise worth in America?", or: our new Corporate Overlords, part 2
"Standard" way to add RDF meta data to web sites
"A Housing Boom Built on Folly"
A fun waste of time: web browsing with new PSP firmware update
Semantic Web, Bosworth's MySQL conference talk, etc.
More on the Seaside web framework
Seaside might be the best web application framework for small scale web applications
Kai-Fu Lee's move from Microsoft to Google
Cleaned up my KnowledgeBooks.com site
Good comparison of Struts/Hibernate vs. Ruby on Rails
Metadata: we hardly knew you...
I am finally using JDK 1.5 (Java 5) language features in production code
I am actually enjoying writing a JFC application
Everything belongs in a source code control or content management system
Is language oriented programming the next paradigm shift?
Code refactoring and cleaning out the garage
Making time for personal projects
Joy of Ubuntu Linux on my laptop - bad show for PC vendors not supplying Windows install CDs
Sometimes it takes an 'expert' to screw things up
Use of only a single programming language considered harmful
How Open Media Network differs from BitTorrent, etc.
Matt Raible's AppFuse - good stuff
Microsoft's Visual J# 2005 edition
Working for money vs. working on stuff we love
I am working on the Jaffa LGPLed project
My 'Ruby network programming' article is up on DevX
Yahoo and iTunes online music stores
Strange advantages of using Windows XP
Security update makes Java unusable on OS X
My new career playing the didgeridoo?
Liferay: open source CMS/portal: looks good
This is why Free Software works!
I released my open source Ruby part of speech tagger and text categorizer
Very useful: links to PyCon 2005 papers
My DevX article on Lucene was just published
renewed interest in neural networks?
Easy way to run Tomcat on port 80 (not as root)
Compromises: Apple's Music Store
LOL: Ruby on Rails vs. J2EE pontification
Reports of Java developers becoming addicted to Ruby programming
NetBeans 4.1 beta: UI builder, etc.: wow!
Open Source as a business done right: SugarCRM
SWT and Java: a good combination
Best of breed vs. general purpose tools
new free Enhydra J2EE stack available
I open sourced my Java KBtextmaster project
I restored my open source web page
I wish that this was written in Java
Why P2P like Bit-Torrent needs legal protection
Pushing Java back into the background for web applications
Is the dollar 'being dropped'?
Legislating against municipal broadband: let the corruption begin
Real patriotism; paper on oil/economic warfare against the US
Hey, my computer is bothering me while I am working
Dowser: cool clustering search tool
Java code is running faster than equivalent C++ code
Coolest thing in the FSF online store
Now both SWI-Prolog and XPCE are LGPL
Installing Eclipse 3.01 on PowerPC Ubuntu Linux
Sweet: Ubuntu Linux on an iBook
I did not intend to rag on Apache, BSD, etc. licenses last night
Open Source vs. Free Spoftware: brown nosing vs. doing what is right
Feels good: donating to FSF, Debian, Ubuntu
Tomcat v.5.5.7 for JDK 1.5. Also: JDK 1.5 vs GNU Java
Patent threats to US IT industry and my ability to earn a living
Using WingIDE for a GPLed project; Java vs. Python IDEs
good read: "Free Software Magazine"
Love BitTorrent for Linux distros; why not for 'Indy' TV productions?
Disappointed with Sun's terms on 'patent sharing' with open source
Easy GNU gcj Java native compiler install on OS X
New paradigms for web app development
Open publishing of scientific research papers
OS X + Linux: perfect combo! Also: request for advice on SuSE Linux dedicated server providers
Tomcat for Java, CheryPy for Python web apps?
I have finally switched to Java 5 language features for new development
Why don't more customers want to save money with Open Source development?
Has Novell screwed up SuSE Linux?
Updated my white paper "Jumpstarting the Semantic Web"
Interesting stuff on Semantic Web; my idea that I am going to hash out
US food imports at an all time high? WTF!
Updated version of "The Software Development Book for Java Developers" available on my web site
Source code for demos; future commercial and Free Software projects
API Javadocs for my KBtextmaster product
Legal uses for BitTorrent; suggestions for TV networks
Web app development work: plain Tomcat vs. JBoss?
Love PayPal - perfect tool for consultants and 'small time' software venders
Great source for free online AI research papers
Java trick for reading OpenOffice.org files
Perhaps it is time to sell the last of my Microsoft stock