» A “Comprehensive” Guide to Mobile Statistics Cloud Four Blog A “Comprehensive” Guide to Mobile Statistics Table of Contents Introduction newsmap Update: Jan 20, 2012 My appologies for not updating this site lately. Flipboard has been keeping me a little busy. I'll try to work something out here soon, but in the meantime, you might want to say hello on Twitter, browse through a few photos here or peek into what it is like designing Flipboard.
I, Cringely . The Pulpit . Google-Mart Play to your strengths. That's the key to success in any industry. This is the week I promised to explain where I think Google is headed, and playing to the company's strengths is key if they are going to do what I think, which is effectively take over the Internet. Oh they won't steal it or strong-arm us.
Video: Social Bookmarking in Plain English It's just too much. Did you know that there are over 15 billion web pages? To make sense of it all, we need to pluck out the best pages and save them for later. We have choices. We could bookmark or add to favorites in our web browser. Majority of Organizations Run Mission-Critical Apps in the Cloud: Verizon Report Widespread enterprise cloud adoption has shifted the challenge from running workloads in the cloud to running them in the right cloud, according to Verizon’s third annual State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2016. The report, released on Monday, found that the number of organizations running mission-critical applications in the cloud has climbed from 60 percent two years ago to 87 percent in the latest report. To do so, over half (53 percent) use two to four cloud providers, and over one quarter (26 percent) use 10 or more as enterprises embrace a multi-cloud strategy. A split also persists in the preferred cloud model, with 44 percent using or planning to implement a private cloud solution, as opposed to 37 percent for public cloud. Verizon compiled data from an October enterprise cloud customer survey, other internal data, as well as analysis from other firms, including Forrester, Gartner, and IDC to produce the report.
Enterprise Decision Management - a Weblog The relationship between algorithmic developments and hardware improvements has led to the immense speed-up in optimization codes over the last few decades. There has long been a debate over which improvement has done the most for forward progress. Hardware developments seem to have taken two main routes: the supercomputer and at the lower end, the multi-processor, multicore chip. The supercomputer has become even more “super”, but the special algorithms once developed for vector processing are no longer used.
Is Google Evil? Illustration: John Hersey Google Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the two former Stanford geeks who founded the company that has become synonymous with Internet searching, and you’ll find more than a million entries each. But amid the inevitable dump of press clippings, corporate bios, and conference appearances, there’s very little about Page’s and Brin’s personal lives; it’s as if the pair had known all along that Google would change the way we acquire information, and had carefully insulated their lives—putting their homes under other people’s names, choosing unlisted numbers, abstaining from posting anything personal on web pages.