Connecting material, spatial and cultural practices Some people find the naming of things to be incidental, uninteresting or even irrelevant, but from a sociological perspective the struggle to find the "right" name is critical to understanding people's interests, concerns and claims over domains of knowledge and practice. (For example, to declare the name of something an issue that needs correction, or as a problem to be solved, can be seen as the first step in what have called a sociology of translation--the successful result of which comprises an " as contested domains of knowledge and practice, so I was really interested in a conversation I followed on Twitter this morning. Now, it's actually pretty hard to sequentially represent a Twitter conversation between several people so the transcription below only approximates how it unfolded in real-time.
Charms Scalable application services defined Charms give Juju its power. They encapsulate application configurations, define how services are deployed, how they connect to other services and are scaled. Charms are easily shared and there are 100s of Charms already rated and reviewed in our Charm store. Best practice built in PressPausePlay - What is technology doing to culture? We’re living in a time of digital revolution. Today anyone can become a writer, musician, photographer or filmmaker. But what happens to the quality of culture when everyone becomes a ‘creator’? Nowadays, culture has more or less become democratic, with many opportunities for those who want to explore, create and share. At the same time, it has never been easier for creators, musicians and consumers of culture, to get lost in ‘the ocean of garbage’. “When humans make stuff we tend to make interesting things” Moby says.
OpenSSH Tips and Tricks: Beyond Secure Shell OpenSSH is one of the most vital tools on any Linux system, at least if you ever need to connect to another Linux system. But OpenSSH is capable of doing much more than just providing a secure shell into another system. Most Linux users already know the bare basics of using OpenSSH. You use ssh to get a secure shell into a remote system, sftp for Secure FTP, and scp for copying files.
5 Steps to Using E-mail Promos to Attract Event Attendees Mike Hotz | September 8, 2010 | 1 Comment inShare8 E-mail marketing for conferences and other events can help you understand your audience and more. Here's how. One of a marketer's biggest frustrations comes from all the effort spent to organize and execute an event with little or no return on investment. But even the greatest event ever planned will not be successful if it is not promoted properly. Suggestions for renaming 'the internet of things' - Rapid City Geek Culture The internet has gone through many changes since the beginning. Currently it is undergoing the beginning of true convergence with the real world around us, turning on lights and such on our phones, to embedding stuff in our stuff to help us do things like help us drive our cars better, and making sure we get in trouble for being parked longer than we paid for at the meter. The delightfully uncreative name we've given this new internet is 'the internet of things'.
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Tutorial: Hacking Linux with Armitage By Raphael Mudge, Armitage Creator Metasploit is a popular exploitation framework that has seen plenty of coverage on ethicalhacker.net. This article introduces Armitage, a new GUI for Metasploit built around the hacking process.
Four Social Media Tips for Small Businesses : MarketingProfs Social media can be an effective marketing tool for small businesses. However, one size does not fit all. It's important to remember that different businesses have different social media needs. Acquiring new customers may be a top priority for some, whereas others may want to use social media to solve customer issues or deepen customer relationships. Regardless of the reason, social media can serve as an efficient, low-cost marketing tool for businesses seeking to generate measurable business results. The Mobile City » Blog Archive » Why The Economist is wrong about ‘the internet of hype’ Some weeks ago The Economist published an article about ‘the internet of things’, with the provocative title ‘The internet of hype‘. The journalist, (nick)named [?] Schumpeter, was invited to attend the corporate event Fundación de la Innovación in Madrid.
RightScale brings on-premises vSphere into its cloud management purview RightScale has long prided itself on its ability to manage multiple clouds — private, public, hybrid, from different vendors, whatever. Now it’s making its first foray into customers’ old-school non-cloudy data centers. The new RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere will help the many companies that run vSphere virtualization and management tools in house along with outside clouds get a more consolidated view of those mixed environments. There are a ton of VMware shops out there that are heavily virtualized but haven’t yet made the leap to cloud but are weighing that possibility. “Having a multicloud management layer like RightScale helps them, if they deploy in vSphere and then want to move down the line to cloud, this leaves their options open,” said Thorsten von Eicken, co-founder and CTO of RightScale, based in Santa Barbara, Calif.
The Content Strategist as Digital Curator The term “curate” is the interactive world’s new buzzword. During content creation and governance discussions, client pitches and creative brainstorms, I’ve watched this word gain traction at almost warp speed. As a transplant from museums and libraries into interactive media, I can’t help but ask what is it about this word that deserves redefinition for the web? Article Continues Below