- Outsource Your Way to Success - NYTimes.com
- Why Can't We Let Go of Julia Child, M. F. K. Fisher, James Beard, and the Myth of French Food? : The New Yorker - "Beard, Child, and Fisher were indeed great. No one has ever written like Fisher or explained how to cook as charmingly as Child. But our need to revere them as models of impeccable French taste after all these years is a little odd, considering that they themselves sought to puncture the spirit of snobbish reverence which infected the food writing of previous generations."
- Does OpenStack understand the value of ecosystems? — Tech News and Analysis - RT @EMEACloudGuy: worth a read "@jamesurquhart: New post: Does OpenStack understand the value of ecosystems? "
- Rule change: Baseball At 16 Games | Joe Blogs - What if Baseball only had 16 games a seasons? Interesting thought experiment (but restrain @sogrady)
- Essays on the flaws of peer grading in MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed - "I read in The New York Times a few weeks ago that a study had begun to examine whether peer grades would match the grades assigned by professors and teaching assistants in one sociology MOOC. While that would prove an impressive feat if true, it would in no way validate the process of peer grading. Learning, as any humanities professor knows, comes not through the process of grades but through the process of students reading comments about why they got the grades they got. That’s how students find out how to do better next time."
- Are cloud platforms saying goodbye to the hypervisor? | Forrester Blogs - Containers are also an interesting trend in the other direction.
- Cloud computing and highly secure data DO mix | Forrester Blogs - "Take a hybrid approach to your cloud service and you might just find there’s far more cloud value you can deliver than you might think."
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Posted by Gordon Haff at 3:09 PM