Big Data – Are We Ready For More Of Everything?

Big Data Yogesh MalikData is slowly becoming the new raw material of business – an economic input almost on a par with capital and labor.  We all know that today’s world contains an unimaginably huge amount of digital data that is providing us with many opportunities which previously could not be seen like spotting consumer trends, preventing future deceases, combating crime, and so on. All this data whose size is beyond the ability of typical software tools to capture, store, manage and analyze is called “Big Data.” Read More …

Not all cloud SLAs are created equal

Currently it is very difficult for the cloud consumer to tell the difference between a good and poor quality cloud provider. On-premises outages can go on for hours behind the corporate curtains but people will not hesitate to ask cloud SLAs and warranties. For public clouf, since any outage information is publicly available which makes it more vulnerable. If you read SLAs provided by AWS EC2orRackspace Cloud you will  find tha Read More …

Cloud Computing, What’s New? Cloud Service Brokerage

As a part of infrastructure practice team we have been watching what’s happening in the world of cloud computing. A lot many people were implicated with the support and integration services offered by various cloud vendors, and by looking at cloud vendor’s vision around support, security and integration it always appears that they are not going to fill all the missing pieces of the picture that cloud consumers want to see in a service provider. Read More …

The Future of the Web is Semantic

Imagine if all the information on the web were presented in a way that might be understood by machines as well as people.  Humans can always figure out what to do with the information, but in the Semantic Web, even computers can manipulate information.  With so many online discussions, bookmarks, microblogs and annotations connecting us to others, the Web is slowly becoming a collection of data silos. Read More …

What SOPA means for internet business?

Since last couple years there have been significant innovations around web technologies, and that has created subtle hostility between copyright holders (like big movie houses, record labels) and new technologies (like social sharing technologies and content aggregation ). Read More …

Everything as a Service

With everything moving in to The Cloud, everything can be delivered as a service, as simple as that. You name it and it can be delivered as a service.  Application, data, infrastructure, search, platform, payment and what not -all can be delivered through cloud. According to Gartner, during the next few years, market dynamics will determine whether cloud sourcing will be the demise of traditional outsourcing, if it will lead to the convergence of services and products currently marketed “as a service” or if it will result in next-generation outsourcing. Read More …

Technology for collective intelligence

Collective IntelligenceInternet has enabled a large quantity of people on this planet to work togeather in new ways, with new connections developing everyday -to define new intelligence between people and technology. There is a strong need to understand these connections so that we can use them intelligently to work for the benefit of humanity.

Business of the Future

Did i ask the right question? What is the business of the future? or should i ask What is the future of the business? It Is the Business of the Future to Be Dangerous is a quote from the mathematician/philosopher Alfred Whitehead. But what he was trying to say is very clear now, it is not dangerous because future businesses are going to be put us in danger. It is dangerous for people who are not getting this changing equation or have absolutely no idea what its going to be like. Read More …

Speed of Technology

Are we moving from LifeCycle thing to FastCycle thing? The race is ON.  Trains running at 575km/h in China. China’s Tianhe-1A super computer can perform over 2.5 thousand trillion floating point operations per second.  How fast is your life running these days? Is that a right question? Read More …

Teaching computers to read books, Google acquired ReCAPTCHA

If you know what ReCAPTCHA is? or understand the picture on the left, good, else read my article  stop spam, read books.

ReCAPTCHA offers simple word puzzles that users must solve when registering at a website or completing an online purchase.

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