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    Game of Thrones: 5 takeaways for IT

    GreenPages Technology Solutions

    After a long wait, Game of Thrones Season 4 has officially started (no spoilers for the first episode of season 4 – I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy). Amidst the action and excitement, there are some lessons IT can take away from seasons 1-3 of the show. Here are five of them...

    About 1 week, 2 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: JustForFun, Strategy, Vendors
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    From outer space storage to the ‘Northern Bytes’: The best cloudy April Fool stories

    Cloud Tech

    It’s a tradition as old as the hills, from the BBC’s scoop on spaghetti trees in 1957 to Google’s Pokemon Maps earlier today. Not surprisingly the hype around cloud has prompted a few firms to try their own spoof stories. Here are three of CloudTech’s favourites.

    About 2 weeks, 5 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Editorial, JustForFun
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    AWS lays down its vision for the success of cloud computing

    James Bourne

    At Amazon's event yesterday, SVP Andy Jassy took the opportunity to answer a question. Why are companies adopting cloud computing - and AWS - so quickly?

    About 3 weeks, 3 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Amazon, Feature, JustForFun
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    Box vs Dropbox: The tale of the tape [infographic]

    James Bourne

    Box CEO Aaron Levie might have said that there was no direct rivalry between his company and Dropbox, but as both companies hurtle towards an IPO, it’s difficult not to compare the two.

    About 1 month ago - 0 comments - Categories: Infographic, JustForFun, Storage
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    Sony’s move to cloud gaming goes up a gear with PlayStation Now

    James Bourne

    Sony has announced PlayStation Now, a service which allows gamers to stream a variety of PlayStation titles across a range of devices without a console in sight. The announcement was made at CES, with games from Sony’s previous three consoles being utilised and the service available on the PS4, the PS Vita, as well as Sony’s Bravia TV sets.

    About 3 months, 1 week ago - 0 comments - Categories: Hosting, Infrastructure, JustForFun, Security
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    The scariest business data horror stories [infographic]

    Rhonda Sherwood

    Trick or treat! You’ll be hearing this a lot soon. Halloween may be all about ghosts and goblins, but businesses have much bigger threats to worry about… such as losing the critical business data that’s stored on their employees’ computers and in-house servers.

    About 5 months, 3 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Data, DisasterRec, Enterprise, Infographic, JustForFun, Strategy
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    Why the cloud may require you to learn multiple words for snow

    Gregor Petri

    Cloud is at the centre of a convergence trend that is impacting people across all of ICT. This convergence is breaking down the walls that separated the traditional silos of IT networking, storage and security. But with this breaking down of the walls, we also need to better understand the subtleties of each others' domains in more details.

    About 8 months, 3 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: JustForFun, Storage, Strategy
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    Open Washing in a “Cloud Washed” World

    Zenoss


    Hidden in an era of “cloud washing”, products, new companies, and marketing campaigns must contain the word “cloud”, is something I’ll call “open washing.” Hey, what about Open Source?  Open source isn’t a project or alliance, it’s a philosophy and development model that will outlast any open washed movements.  However, what happened to naming your projects something more innovative?

    About 2 years, 5 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Industry, JustForFun
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    AI Smackdown – Siri vs Eliza

    Arthur Hicken


    John McCarthy, creator of LISPA family of programming languages designed to facilitate artificial intelligence. The name is short for "LISt Processing". The language was created in 1958., and father of modern artificial intelligenceAn attempt to make computers work/talk/act like people. Traditional definitions included a simple test that if a person dealing with a computer, for example via a keyboard and monitor, could not tell that there was a computer on the other end, then it was artificial intelligence. Modern definitions are more strict. (AIAn attempt to make computers work/talk/act like people. Traditional definitions included a simple test that if a person dealing with a computer, for example via a keyboard and monitor, could not tell that there was a computer on the other end, then it was artificial intelligence. Modern definitions are more strict.) died today. One of the most common AIAn attempt to make computers work/talk/act like people. Traditional definitions included a simple test that if a person dealing with a computer, for example via a keyboard and monitor, could not tell that there was a computer on the other end, then it was artificial intelligence. Modern definitions are more strict. applications programmers have played with over the years is Eliza. While Eliza wasn’t written by McCarthy, she was certainly a product of his inspiration on the industry. Ever since the new iPhone came out with Siri, the digital assistant, I’ve been thinking about comparing her to Eliza.

    About 2 years, 5 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Applications, Consumer, Developers, Industry, JustForFun, Trends
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    Time to lighten up: Don’t get stuck in the IT past!

    VI

    Over the last several months we have covered a number of technical and operational issues relating to private, public and hybrid clouds. But every now and then we all need to lighten up and enjoy the more humorous aspects surrounding the cloud hype cycle.

    About 2 years, 6 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Consumer, JustForFun, Vendors, Virtualization
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