Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

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Nov 30, 2009
In January of this year cloud computing was predicted as a web hosting trend for 2009. While a growing trend, confusion exists in the marketplace as to what exactly cloud computing is, so I sought out a quick and simple explanation for cloud computing, and how it affects the everyday person. Some of the sites/online tools I take advantage of utilize cloud computing. For example, when I log in to Facebook and upload pictures, they are stored in a cloud - same for when I… Read More
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Oct 27, 2009
It’s not likely we’ll see mobile robots, quantum computing or mesh networks anytime soon. Even innovations like 3-D flat-panel displays and video search are a few years away. Those are just a few of Gartner’s latest findings on technology and Internet hype (as in excessive publicity, hoopla). Gartner’s Hype Cycle Special Report for 2009 evaluates the maturity of 1,650 technologies and trends in 79 technology, topic and industry areas. CREDIT: Gartner (August 2009) Interesting graph. Shows adoption of concepts such as Internet TV (i.e. Hulu)… Read More