Wednesday, August 26, 2009

EyeWriter / ALS / Virtual Vandalism

http://www.engadget.com/2009/08/26/diy-eyewriter-brings-the-joy-of-art-vandalism-to-those-with-als/#continued

Is there a future in Venure Capital?

What Is Really Happening To The Venture Capital Industry

http://abovethecrowd.com/2009/08/24/what-is-really-happening-to-the-venture-capital-industry/

Amazon Launches Private Cloud Service

Amazon is launching VPN access to what they are referring to as 'isolated' resources in an effort to eliminate security concerns around cloud deployments. Is it still really a 'cloud' at that point? This is a similar approach I've seen before with a company named SkyTap.

Amazon Launches Private Cloud Service
http://www.informationweek.com/news/services/hosted_apps/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=219401493

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Apples in the Cloud?

"Google’s Eric Schmidt “resigned” from Apple’s board because Chrome and Android were encroaching on Apple’s core business, or so Steve Jobs says.
But what if the opposite were true? What if Apple is encroaching on Google’s core business?
Later this month, Apple is expected to break ground on a massive new data center in Maiden, North Carolina."

http://www.cultofmac.com/interview-apples-gigantic-new-data-center-hints-at-cloud-computing/14680

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Failure and Innovation

This has been kicked around conceptually for quite some time, but the following is a study of failure tolerance in an organization an it's link to the organizations ability to successfully innovate over time.

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1399707

Job for the 21st Century? Stats? Yuck.

For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/06/technology/06stats.html?_r=1

Friday, August 7, 2009

Clouds and Taxes

Don't like how you current state taxes your technology operations? Point, Click, Move 'em to another one.

Microsoft's Drag-And-Drop Windows Azure Cloud
http://www.informationweek.com/cloud-computing/blog/archives/2009/08/microsofts_drag.html

Thursday, August 6, 2009

EMR in the Cloud

Salesforce.com Dips Its Toe Into Electronic Medical Records

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2009/08/05/salesforcecom-dips-its-toe-into-electronic-medical-records/

Comparing Vendor Tech Support Experiences

I thought this article was great and confirmed some of my experiences with Dell in particular.

2009 Tech Support Showdown
http://www.laptopmag.com/mobile-life/tech-support-showdown-2009.aspx?page=1