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Read this Article in .PDF Format Read JDJ's Exclusive Interview with Alfred Chuang Read Scott McNealy's 2004 Predictions Read From the Publisher... "Some of the remaining visionary talent at Sun will finally become so frustrated with the company's handling of Java that they will quit in disgust." - Rick Ross, Founder & CEO Javalobby "So where is it all going?" It's the question every technology sage is always asked, and yet, of course, it's the question that's the most difficult to answer. Here at JDJ we decided nonetheless to ask a welter of the brightest and most prescient i-technology professionals what they are seeing, what they think the individual pieces in 2004 are, and how those pieces fit into the bigger picture. Java features prominently, Web services (and associated technologies) looms large, and SOAs (service-oriented architectures) make their debut, bui... (more)

The i-Technology Right Stuff

Related Links: Wanted: 19 More of the Top Software People in the World Sung and Unsung i-Technology Heroes Who's Missing from SYS-CON's i-Technology Top Twenty?" Our search for the Twenty Top Software People in the World is nearing completion. In the SYS-CON tradition of empowering readers, we are leaving the final "cut" to you, so here are the top 40 nominations in alphabetical order. Our aim this time round is to whittle this 40 down to our final twenty, not (yet) to arrange those twenty in any order of preference. All you need to do to vote is to go to the Further Details page... (more)

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, WWW Inventor, Named "Greatest Briton 2004"

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Returning As Professor to the UK Tim Berners-Lee Collects Ultimate Technology Accolade "Semantic Web" Is Getting Closer and Closer, Says Tim Berners-Lee On Thursday, in a ceremony held in the UK's Royal Courts of Justice in London, England, the creator of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, received a $47,000 award and the title - the latest in a line of recent awards and plaudits including his knighthood from HM The Queen - of "Greatest Briton 2004." A panel of judges chose Sir Tim to win ahead of 21 other British public figures short-listed from fields ... (more)

SYS-CON Media Readers Cast More Than 4,000 Votes In First Week Of Voting

This year it looks certain that a new participation record will be set, as more than 4,000 votes have already been recorded in just the first seven days of voting, and more than 50,000 SYS-CON Media readers are estimated to cast their votes in this year's Readers' Choice Awards. The winners of this years awards will be announced in November at Web Services Edge 2005 West - International Web Services Conference & Expo in San Francisco. The list of companies heading the various polls reads like a "Who's Who" of the most active and enterprising players in the i-technology space - in... (more)

The Week in Microsoft: Can the Creator of Lotus Notes Also Reboot Redmond?

One of the most interesting facets of the "Leaked Memo" incident last week is not so much what it tell us about Microsoft's Bill Gates, author of one of the two leaked internal memos, as what it reveals about the author of the second one: Ray Ozzie (pictured), the creator of Lotus Notes and Groove Networks, now installed by Gates as one of Microsoft's three CTOs. Ozzie's memo, entitled "The Internet Services Disruption," was hailed by Gates as being likely to rival the impact of his own historic memo written ten years ago this December, "The Internet Tidal Wave," which described ho... (more)