- Why "Freemium" Fails for Startups: 3 Business Lessons from the Band New Order - Forbes - "Freemium is fantastic when it works. Problem is, it doesn’t work all that often."
- How Hewlett-Packard lost its way - Fortune Tech - "Your comments are being live-blogged," one employee told her defiantly. Whitman challenged the man. "You all have taken leaking to a new art form," she said. "It's a sign of an unhappy company. You wish HP ill." The tapping suddenly stopped, and as the room fell silent, the mobile devices were lowered.
- The trouble with PandoDaily – Milo Yiannopoulos – The Kernel - "The first time I saw PandoDaily, I was convinced it was unfinished, or a spoof. Now it’s been running for a while, I’m aghast. Were one to crowdsource the ten most anachronistic WordPress theme features from the last five years and jam them together with horse glue, you would struggle to come up with something uglier or more difficult to navigate." << Amusing in a high school fighting cliques sort of way.
- 10 Salts to Know - an article from Food52
- Sell Oracle And Buy This Software Stock - Seeking Alpha - RT @screnshaw: "Red Hat is the leader in open source and cloud computing" @seekingalpha
- Moore's Law Over, Supercomputing "In Triage," Says Expert - Technology Review - "If Sterling is right, and he is one of the deans of high performance computing, it seems likely that we'll never reach the next milestone in supercomputing in silicon. Physicist Michio Kaku says Moore's Law will collapse in about ten years. Sterling agrees, and says it comes down to the basic physical restrictions of working with atoms."
- The 2nd Tenet of PaaS: The P in PaaS Stands for Platform, Not Product | tentenet.net - RT @bryanwche: Why #OpenShift is the ultimate cloud application platform for enterprise developers #PaaS #redhat
- Red Hat OpenShift's Technology Foundations - YouTube - Here's video of @matthicksj explaining how #redhat infrastructure products used to support @openshift PaaS
- Red Hat | Implementing an open cloud architecture - Long day of webinars about implementing an open cloud. Stop by if you get a chance!
- Red Hat Unveils Enterprise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Roadmap and Strategy - MarketWatch - RT @joefern1: Red Hat Unveils Enterprise PaaS Strategy << Multiple PaaS operations models
- OpenCloudConf - Future of Clouds - Gordon Haff - YouTube - Here's a video of my cloud trends presentation from #opencloudconf
- Oracle gets a chance to rewrite software law | Business Tech - CNET News - RT @bobmcmillan: A great take on the Google-Oracle case by @stshank Well written, dude. << Yep. Nice.
- Politico endorses post-first, check-later journalism - Erik Wemple - The Washington Post
- Searching the Internet B.G. (Before Google) - Input Output
- Cloud is a corporate strategy, not a tactical solution — Cloud Computing News - "OK, maybe there are more bells and whistles, but treating cloud like a technology solution purchase is the wrong approach. Take a holistic approach to how IT can and should participate in the business of doing whatever your company does, then build the operational model to support that. Seek alignment in your organization and in your technology choices so you’re prepared for a Cloud Operating model and Fluid IT. Welcome to the modern IT world."
- Why Publishers Don't Like Apps - Technology Review - "And Technology Review? We sold 353 subscriptions through the iPad. We never discovered how to avoid the necessity of designing both landscape and portrait versions of the magazine for the app. We wasted $124,000 on outsourced software development. We fought amongst ourselves, and people left the company. There was untold expense of spirit. I hated every moment of our experiment with apps, because it tried to impose something closed, old, and printlike on something open, new, and digital."
- An IT Forecast: Where Cloud, Mobile and Data Are Taking Us | SYS-CON MEDIA - "A thorough piece on CNET by Gordon Haff looks at the interconnectivity of cloud computing, mobility and Big Data, and sees these three forces as instrumental in shaping the future of IT. "Through the lens of next-generation IT, think of cloud computing as being about trends in computer architectures, how applications are loaded onto those systems and made to do useful work, how servers communicate with each other and with the outside world, and how administrators manage and provide access," Haff writes."
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:01 AM