Monthly Archives: July 2009

Cloud Computing And Citrix C3 – updated July 2009

via slideshare.net Here’s a deck on cloud computing, the very many definitions it carries, and how Citrix plays across both IaaS and SaaS with the Citrix C3 offering. Continue reading

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Technology Review: New Evidence of the Brain’s Remarkable Flexibility

“The profound part of our study is that this is all happening with something that is not part of one’s own body. We have demonstrated that the brain is able to form a motor memory to control a disembodied device in a way that mirrors how it contro… Continue reading

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I haven’t color coded the lego… yet

Tin robots, LEGO???d by Count Blockula Andrew, |Jan 21, 2008 What comes to mind when you think of ???LEGO robots???? Probably something that fits in our standard mecha category. But Mike Crowley???s mind is slanted in a very beautiful way, yielding a pass… Continue reading

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Peer to Peer evolution as natural key decay – geeky cool – Self-Destructing E-documents – NYTimes.com

Vanish uses a key-based encryption system in a different way, making it possible for a decrypted message to be automatically re-encrypted at a specified point in the future without fear that a third party will be able to gain access to the key nee… Continue reading

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Cool hand drawn cloud video – ???What is Windows Azure???? – captures a lot of general cloud goodness.

Video: What is Windows Azure? via blog.smarx.com I don’t agree with all of the definition of the cloud embedded therein, but certainly captures a goodly element of it – puts the MSFT position nicely – and lovely work on creating the video. (Thanks… Continue reading

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"Natural" touch interfaces change the game – good blog from openthefuture.com

A handheld device’s screen should be touch-sensitive. It took us awhile to figure that out, requiring a smart user interface team (at Apple, in this case) to turn the annoying (stylus-based touch screens are usability insults) into the obvious. Bu… Continue reading

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Google’s Chrome OS – the modern Minitel?

But then I started thinking: What if the OS really is completely web-focused? If so, a user wouldn’t need–or be able–to download or install any application, or indeed any file. Instead, you’d just use the browser and run a web application, wheth… Continue reading

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