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At Lotusphere 2012, Douglas Heintzman (Director of Strategy, IBM Collaboration Solutions) and Andrew Warzecha (VP of Strategy, IBM Solutions Group) are presenting on IBM's social business strategy. Here's my notes: - Will be talking about some of the thinking within... Continue »
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Well there was a lot of jaw droppin over the announcement that Léo Apotheker is HP's new CEO and that Ray Lane is joining the Board. Here's all the analysis worth reading. It's just that, well, hmmmm. I'm a Léo... Continue »
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The handwriting on the wall is now etched in stone. TypePad has been acquired by ad network VideoEgg. VideoEgg actually acquired Six Apart, which is the parent company of TypePad and Moveable Type. Moveable Type is the platform used by mega blog Huffington Post, as well as many others. Does this mean changes for TypePad bloggers are inevitable? Let's take a look. What to Watch Notwithstanding the dire predictions of Mashable, it remains to be seen what is on the horizon for those of us that are passionate about blogging - and enjoy doing so here on the TypePad platform.... Continue »
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Image via CrunchBase At the yearly Oracle Openworld, Larry Ellison announced that Oracle will deliver a (private) cloud solution called Exalogic: “Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is the world's first and only integrated middleware machine—a combined hardware and software offering designed to revolutionize data center consolidation. Enterprises can bring together tens, hundreds, or even thousands of disparate, mission-critical, performance-sensitive workloads on Oracle Exalogic with maximum reliability, availability, and security. Oracle Exalogic's unique high-bandwidth, low-latency interconnect fabric means that complex, distributed applications can run with a responsiveness simply not achievable with typical servers used in data centers today.” (source) Well you read... Continue »
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What would modern life be without persistent myths? Cloud computing has attracted its share of myths and recently, Amazon's vice president of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Adam Selipsky, responded to the five (5) most prevalent myths about cloud computing. Myth... Continue »
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Blog: Chuck's Blog
This one is most definitely off-topic, but you might find it interesting. Last Sunday, I broke down and bought a non-3G iPad. I just was too damn curious. Walked into the Apple Store, played with it for 5 minutes, gave them my credit card, and walked out 15 minutes later. Brought it home, set it up, downloaded some interesting stuff, and had a blast. Big geek fun. I then went off to work for the week, and left it home. And that's when things got interesting ... Some Context I've been married for almost 25 years, and have three kids, the youngest of which is 14. We have always had a lot of tech in the house. A lot. As I think about it now, we've got a fleet of 6 PC desktops of various vintages and three Windows laptops -- two of them that actually work well. On the Apple side, we've got an iMac and two MacBook Airs of different vintages. We just updated the family NAS server to the most recent Iomega device. We use Verizon FIOS 20Mb service and can keep it busy. Add in 3 printers, three separate wireless domains to cover the house, a... Continue »
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My case of success with Xeesm. Continue »
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Social media has become the new traffic and distribution tool for many bloggers. Facebook in particular is a site where our bloggers can potentially reach millions of readers outside of their current audience. We've seen the success of the Facebook... Continue »
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Facebook Like connects your blog to millions of people on Facebook and we have the fancy graphs to prove it! For those of you who haven't considered integrating the Facebook Like buttons into your blog,... Continue »
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 東京初日の朝は必ず築地へ出かけようと決めている私。思いがけない上京の機会を得たので、今回はマグロブツで有名な「江戸川」へ赴きました。注文したものはマグロブツと肉豆腐、それらを肴に冷酒。最後の締めはチ... Continue »
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[via] In a flash of glorious digital juxtaposition, a coincidence that became meaningful, this morning I saw three films in different places, all promoting the Nikon Coolpix S1000PJ - the first compact camera in the world with a projector built... Continue »