Two positive news items today, that are at least metaphorically related.
First, and no surprise here, but RIM VP Confirms PlayBook QNX OS Will Replace BlackBerry OS. To my mind, RIM’s aging BlackBerry OS is their biggest hurdle. I want to root for RIM, but I just can’t stomach using their devices knowing there are much better platforms out there. RIM is finally beginning to repay their Technical Debt, built up from years of thinking they could keep up with everyone else by just reskinning their old code.
Then, onto real debt, who knew Germany was still paying reparations for WW1? Germany ends World War One reparations after 92 years with £59m final payment