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5 Stereotypes Of Silicon Beach That Just Aren't True

I recently packed up my life and moved from Chicago to LA. Before I left, I heard the same advice over and over again. “You’re going to hate it there.” “Everyone is so fake.” “Watch out, Hollywood will swallow you … Continue reading

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In Physics, Crossing a River Is Just Like Landing a Plane

To non-pilots, landing an aircraft in a crosswind looks all but impossible. When the wind is perpendicular to the direction of motion of the plane, the plane has to aim in one direction—its wheels not lined up with the runway—so … Continue reading

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Just How Cloudy Is It?

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IDG Contributor Network: How to add JBOC (Just a Bunch of Cloud) to your enterprise

Storage is a fast-evolving industry. Groundbreaking hardware technologies quickly become commoditized, which is a challenge for vendors, but a great benefit to customers. Today’s shiny new array soon becomes matched by a similarly capable JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disk) … Continue reading

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Oracle’s enterprise cloud journey is only just beginning

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.- Cloud computing was the primary focus of a media day for journalists here at Oracle headquarters yesterda. A bevy of Oracle executives starting with CEO Mark Hurd detailed the company’s progress and product offerings in the cloud … Continue reading

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How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PC

The long-neglected PC got a massive injection of innovation this week with major announcements from Google, Apple and Microsoft. Each company introduced advancements that users didn’t ask for, didn’t think they wanted and are already complaining about. Why? Because we … Continue reading

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How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PC

The long-neglected PC got a massive injection of innovation this week with major announcements from Google, Apple and Microsoft. Each company introduced advancements that users didn’t ask for, didn’t think they wanted and are already complaining about. Why? Because we … Continue reading

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Cloud: Just what the doctor ordered

Two of the most risk averse industries are health care and financial services. Yesterday I wrote about how banks are increasingly using public IaaS cloud services. A new study this week finds that health care are warming to the cloud … Continue reading

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Need machine learning? HPE just launched a new service with more than 60 APIs

If 2015 was the year analytics tools became ubiquitous in enterprise software, 2016 is shaping up to do much the same for machine learning. Just last week artificial-intelligence startup Nervana launched an offering that promises “deep learning on demand,” and … Continue reading

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Amazon just made it easier to get data OUT of its cloud

One of the under-the-radar announcements at Amazon Web Service’s re:Invent cloud conference last year was the announcement of Snowball. It’s a box the size of a small suitcase filled with storage drives. Amazon will ship you one, customers can load … Continue reading

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