Last week, IBM announced an agreement to acquire NoSQL database as a service vendor Cloudant for an undisclosed sum. An active contributor to the Apache CouchDB project, Cloudant delivers a JSON document database-based platform that claims high availability, scalability and elasticity amongst its attributes.
If you're thinking of getting a tablet you may want to consider if you want to pay $500 for a brick instead.
Governor Pat Quinn's administration is poised to launch a vast and expensive modernization of state government's financial wiring and work processes that will revolutionize operations and likely displace ossified workers, upend encrusted work habits, and mothball-rusted file cabinets.
While the international movement of transhumanism is rapidly growing and diversifying, its most important goal remains the same: overcoming human mortality.
What will happen when a computer cannot only think, but can think better than a brain? In terms of executive function. if the brain, which heads the ...
The market for online gaming is expected to hit $111 billion next year, and if current momentum is any indication, that figure is just the tip of the iceberg.
I had the pleasure of attending IBM Pulse yesterday in Las Vegas. Nearly 10,000 customers partners, IBM employees, and media members arrived at the ...
There are more Christian outlets today than ever before. There are more Christian books available now than ever in history. Mega churches are popping ...
With Christine Valerio's combined passion for graphic design and creating positive change in people's lives, she developed With Me, a system of interactive and conversational games that encourage meaningful interaction between people of all ages.
Social media changed the world in ways we never imagined. How we collaborate, network, buy things and get customer service has been forever changed. S...
The job of a leader is not just to communicate, but to translate -- to make the complex accessible, to each and every person, and in simple, straightforward language that moves people.
Facebook isn't real or productive, it's just an advanced version of the electronic bulletin boards that have been around since the Internet dawned. Nobody on those old boards met their 'soul-mate' or bought a car; or paid their bills; or broadcasted their political opinions; or flamed each other for disagreeing.
Many elders have a lot of time on their hands and would treasure being able to be the glue that can bind the family back together, but we as their children and grandchildren need to find ways to make it easier for them to do so.
One thing is for certain, this case will be a classic for MBA students filed under "don't forget your core competency."
I sat down to work a couple weeks ago, ready to tick off the first in a long to-do list. From what I could tell, this was a spectacular crash. An hour of frantic booting and rebooting, phone calls and "system restore," and I had to face the truth: My computer was one with the angels.
Three innovations -- 3D printing, robotics, and open source electronics -- are breaking that mold of manufacturing. They're ushering in a new era based on customization, on demand manufacturing, and regional, even local manufacturing. It's a revolution in the making.