A View on Current Political Shifts

James Gosling’s blog has this to say about the US election: “I realized I was in trouble when I noticed that I was thinking of Michael Moore as a voice of reason.”

A more vitriolic (yet inescapably true) opinion can be found at

While IE’s market share has dropped 5% since May to 88.9%, Mozilla browsers – including Firefox – have grown by 5% and now have 7.4% share of the market. There’s a powerful force at work here.

And here’s a compelling thought – if students in the Ukraine are not scared to stand up for their rights, to voice their disapproval of a political situation, why should the rest of us in “developed” countries sit back and accept whatever our governments dish out for us. There’s a good lesson to be learnt here