"Had a good conversation with Dennis Byron of ebizQ recently...
most of our discussion was about FiveRuns and the Ruby on Rails
ecosystem. But we had an interesting tangent conversation that
didn't make Dennis's article--yet-another
'role-of-open-source-in-the-industry' type discussion, but
hopefully an interesting one:
"I happen to have a number of friends in the energy industry,
and the big energy companies typically have two types of
businesses: regulated (by the government) and unregulated..."