How technology compresses everything: Three unthinkable outcomes that can benefit man

How technology compresses everything: Three unthinkable outcomes that can benefit man

  When man first conquered the moon, NASA was equipped with the most sophisticated computer equipment of its time to launch the first manned missions to space. There were tons of equipment occupying almost an entire office building of wires, circuit boards, and hardware to harness the technology. Decades later, the same amount of technology […]

Velocity–Web Operations

I was really impressed with the Velocity conference, the organization, the content and the participants. The conference was a perfect size, not too big while at the same time not too small. Velocity had two main themes, Web Performance & Optimization and Web Operations. Common topic of discussion were performance, operations, change management, configuration management, […]

Thoughts on Facebook

Thoughts on Facebook

In November of 2009, I read The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich which was a story the Founding of Facebook and my impression based on the book was that Facebook’s founder Marc Zuckerberg screwed everyone on his way to building Facebook. I have recently just finished reading  The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick and I have a […]

Virtualization and the path to the Cloud

Virtualization and the path to the Cloud

Have you noticed the shift in hype within computing news away from cloud computing? I have and I think this is great because the hype tends to distort the facts. Also, while the hype is fading, adoption of cloud computing continues to grow and is predicted to grow. Ryan Nichols published a story in Computerworld […]

Google’s Meaning of Open

Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President, Product Management at Google sent a long essay to the Google Product Managers and Engineers in an effort to put some clarity around the meaning of “Open” at Google. The well-written essay called “The Meaning of Open” ended up on the Google blog and is well worth reading. Jonathan outlines […]