Articles on the software industry, offshore outsourcing, open source, ...etc.
One often comes across objections to using free software in commerical packages. These objections are often not based in reality but rather misperceptions, and FUD (Fear, Uncertanity and Doubt).
In this article, I will try to explore these objections, and counter them by facts.
Outsourcing software development to India has become more and more popular over the last few years, and picked up even more momentum lately. Corporations in the USA has followed this path because a technology worker costs some five times less in India than in the USA.
This is quite an interesting and a bit long winded story of how I got into the computing field.It was the late 1970s when I was deciding which university I should go to. I had a passion for science and academia, and an aversion to humanities and math. At various points since middle school, I was into chemistry, biology, astronomy and botany.
The following is a useful collection of links, articles and discussions on starting your own software company.Note: Many of these articles were discussed on the Slashdot technology web site. While some comments may be off topic or abusive, or simply childish, many others are quite useful. If you do not want to read hundreds of comments, then change the "Threshold" level to see only the highest rated comments.