- Sadly, this is not The Onion
- Fear of lock-in dampens cloud adoption — Tech News and Analysis - "It’s a fact of life: Cloud vendors have a vested interest in making it drop-dead simple and cheap to put your data on their respective clouds. If you don’t believe that just witness the price war that Amazon, Google and Microsoft are waging on cloud storage. Those vendors obviously hope once your data is in their grasp, they can up-sell you on pricier higher-level services. And, they don’t necessarily see the value in making the return trip so easy and that’s what has people spooked."
- Twitter / davidegts: "6 Reasons to Pay for #OpenSource ... - RT @FOSSwiki: RT @davidegts: "6 Reasons to Pay for #OpenSource Software" featuring @ghaff
- Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World
- Why Your Enterprise Private Cloud is Failing | Forrester Blogs - "Bottom line: Your private cloud is very different than your static virtualziation environment."
- Making a hybrid cloud model a reality in enterprise IT - "The ability to automatically migrate between private and public clouds is the promise, but that technology is emerging and comes with some tradeoffs. Perhaps this is why we don't see much hybrid cloud computing -- but we do see the promise."
- Reflections of a Newsosaur: Why traditional publishers won’t buy Globe
- Can Barnes and Noble Be Saved? - The Daily Beast - "If I were Mr. Riggio, I'd go back and try to reconceptualize the bookstore from scratch, starting small and expanding as needed, rather than trying to salvage the brilliant idea of three decades ago. On the other hand, I don't have a successful company to save."
- Hotmail Shame: The Digital World’s Social Pressures And Netiquette Dilemmas | WBUR - "When you receive an email from one of those services, “You’re like, ‘Oh, this is adorable! This is someone’s aunt — that’s nice!’ ” says Steve Macone, a stand-up comedian and freelance writer. “In a few years it will probably be a vintage thing. I’m sure everyone in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has @AOL email addresses ironically that they try to use.”"
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Posted by Gordon Haff at 2:42 PM