- The Blog of Stickles: Doctorin' the Tardis
- Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures
- iPad Magazine Sales Drop Steeply As iPad Sales Soar - SVW - IMO, pricing models are a big part of the issue. I'll be interested to see how often I read my new print+digital sub to The Economist online.
- Nikon mirrorless interchangeable lens camera | Nikon Rumors - I've been holding off on buying a camera of this type in part waiting for Nikon and Canon to make their plays. "More professional" sounds expensive though given the prices of the current entrants.
- Bits or pieces?: Review of Mystic Me 3.0 - "There will be no let-up in end user confusion surrounding cloud computing: Whether it's surveys of Canadian Executives or Technology Resellers, confusion over cloud continues unabated. Score: 1"
- How Facebook killed the Christmas card - The Week - "But now, with Facebook so thoroughly insinuated into our lives, we already know where our friends (and our "friends") went on vacation, what they look like right now, and whether they've recently switched jobs.... In 2010, people don't need to wait for December to brag. They've been doing it all year."
- Channel impact of cloud computing - 21 Dec 2010 - CRN UK Opinion - "All of this will simply reduce rather than eradicate the risks, however. So there is a natural limit to the degree of shift to cloud services that will take place in most organisations.Having said that, as we discuss in the aforementioned paper, cloud computing is creating both choice and complexity for customers, so it cannot be ignored by those in the IT channel. Skilling up will be necessary to maintain account control and exploit the spin-off business. There may also be some incremental margin to be gained from hosted service resales or referrals. For small customers in particular, it may be possible to meet needs through hosted services in areas such as messaging, collaboration and CRM that would otherwise not be feasible for commercial or practical reasons on-premise."
- Cloud computing: Security fears mean IT stays in-house | Finance | silicon.com - "But IT bosses questioned by Forrester had misgivings about using public cloud services, with 64 per cent expressing concerns about whether corporate data would be secure inside cloud service providers' datacentres."
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Posted by Gordon Haff at 6:44 AM