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The Cloud

The Evolution of the Developer

Ben Uretsky | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology
Ben Uretsky

Businesses that are agile and willing to embrace cloud infrastructure will have an advantage over ones that don't. And employers willing to accept the developer's newfound prominence will fare better than ones that are slow to adjust.

The "Cloud" Is Dead, Long Live the Cloud

Matte Scheinker | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Matte Scheinker

Two young fish are swimming along when an older fish passes and says, "G'morning, how's the water?" The pair continues swimming then one turns to the ...

Five Ways the Cloud Will Change Your Professional Life in 2014

Matte Scheinker | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology
Matte Scheinker

Most legitimate services offer similarly high levels of security so if your provider is more exposed than Miley Cyrus' tongue, move your important files to a more secure alternative.

Don't Let Your Family Photos Fade Away

Heather Spohr | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Heather Spohr

If you're anything like me, you're the type of person who wants to preserve family memories (and your record of family road trips) for posterity. And of course, if your family is anything like mine, you're also likely to find that easier said than done.

Rachel Levy Lesser: These Plans Were Made to Be Broken

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Rachel Levy Lesser

What's taken me by surprise, at least lately, is that I am often pleased when those scheduled-in-advance plans get canceled. They always sound like good ideas when I make them, yet as it gets closer to the time, not so much.

Farah Mohamed

As NSA Revelations Drizzle In, Cloud Companies Worry About A Thunderstorm

HuffingtonPost.com | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As revelations about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance continue to trickle out, cloud companies are feeling the fallout...

What Is The Cloud? (And Why Small Businesses Need To Care)

Christine Hall | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

Cloud computing has come a long way to become a mainstream technology tool for business. Earlier this year, Parallels, a software company that enab...

Saving Lives From Afar: Bridging The Knowledge (& Distance) Gaps In Health Care With The Cloud

Jeffrey Burns, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jeffrey Burns, MD

It was a child who nearly died that made me realize just how drastically my profession had to change. Because nearly 8 million children died in 2010 before reaching the age of five, in large part because of imminently treatable illnesses, and because 57 countries globally are facing a human resources health crisis and of those countries, each only has 1.13 doctors per 1,000 inhabitants, compared with 13.22 per 1,000 in the U.S.

Have You Made Your Arrangements II?

Francis Levy | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The mourning process is constantly changing. Just as attitudes towards sex have evolved over the years, so too has mourning. Once an activity associa...

aatranslations Transforms Its Business with IBM SmartCloud Engage

Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

Learn how aatranslations takes advantage of the guest model in IBM SmartCloud Engage Cloud Collaboration Services to work with translators and custome...

Why Keeping Your IT Team Focused on Fire-Fighting is Hurting the Business

Ian McVey | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Ian McVey

Most IT teams today know that a good amount of their time is going to be spent doing routine maintenance and fire fighting tasks. Network data demands...

Smaller Cities Engage Citizens Through Small Business Innovation

Katharine Frase | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology
Katharine Frase

People say they'd like to influence or actively participate in their local government. In fact, according to a Civic Plus Digital Citizen Engagement survey, nearly half of those polled want to provide input in their municipal government. But turning this interest into action is one of the biggest roadblocks to implementing local community ideas. How can local municipalities tap into the increasing power of social and mobile technologies to create a community of active influencers?

Education Unplugged 101

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Welcome to Education Unplugged 101. For the next 12 weeks, you are invited to participate in this major renovation, rewiring, rewriting, and revoluti...

Timothy Stenovec

The Danger Of The Cloud

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

For six days in March, Tienlon Ho was locked out of her Google account. "I couldn’t finish my work or my taxes, because my notes and expenses we...

Big Love Meets Big Data

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Colleen Glenney Boggs

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.

How Smart Is the Cloud?

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Marcel Hidalgo

Are computers becoming independent of the user? In other words, will the virtual machine at some point in time completely control the user or even exempt the user?

Tech Forecast: Cloudy with A Chance of Shakeup (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

A few years ago, most analysts agreed that midmarket companies would lead the charge into the cloud. However, a recent study by IBM and the Economist ...

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

Aristotle Lives in the Era of Big Data: Interview With Infochimps CEO Jim Kaskade and CTO Flip Kromer

James Grundvig | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Making data fertile, accessible, and actionable is making it useful and seamless, to be seen in real-time. That's no easy task. Pulling unstructured data, is a steep challenge for new and legacy enterprises.

Blame It On The Cloud

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

An Amazon facility in Northern Virginia that lost power this week took a chunk of the Internet down with it. Dan Gross on why the episode is a reminde...

Cloud Computing? I'll Take an Industrial-Strength Version

Lauren States | Posted 12.17.2012 | Technology
Lauren States

Today, everyone acknowledges the power of cloud computing. So, when companies hesitate to adopt the cloud, it's not because their executives don't understand how profoundly the technology can transform their operations. No. The main reason cited by most companies is one of risk.

Which USA Do You Work In?

Mark Cuban | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business
Mark Cuban

Digital entrepreneurship is experiencing a renaissance. In the digital world, the non-brick and mortar world, there is negative unemployment. That's right, there are far more jobs than there are people to fill them.

I'm With Stupid: My Cloudy Understanding of the Technological Climate

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.22.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It was a telling measure of how out of my element I was discussing the weather that the conversation I understood best was when a physicist tried to explain what the Higgs Boson actually is.

WHERE THE CLOUD LIVES

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

By Vanessa Quirk click here for the original article on ArchDaily 375 Pearl, originally built in 1975 as a Telephone Communications building, wa...

A Smarter Government Through Cloud Computing

Andras Szakal | Posted 08.26.2012 | Technology
Andras Szakal

A smarter government is more agile, more able to effectively respond to changing government needs and citizen dynamics. One of the best ways to improve the way our government works is through cloud computing.