In 1957, prolific science fiction writer Issac Asimov penned "The Feeling of Power." In it, Asimov describes a futuristic world in which humans no longer have the knowledge to perform even basic mathematical functions, leaving the task to computers instead. ...
Global warming is among the most alarming environmental issues that the world faces today. This phenomenon does not simply involve the significant rise in the earth’s temperature but a lot more. The adverse effects of global warming have become more and more apparent since the dawn of the 20th century, with more hurricanes and tropical storms causing massive destruction in different areas around the world, more animal species losing their habitats and becoming extinct, and more people dying because of too much heat. Here are 25 alarming global warming statistics.
It has been repeatedly claimed that a migration to cloud computing services will bring with it productivity and collaborative gains at the expense of data security, since the data is being managed by a third party. However, the cost of that increased security risk has never been quantified until now, in a new report from Netskope and the Ponemon Institute.
Whether you’re dabbling in social media or making a career out of it, there’s a language among us social media geeks that you’ve probably heard bellowed down the halls of Facebook, and babbled in Twitter chats.
Hopefully this discussion will shed some light for those not directly involved in the information industry. It will also help you to answer the question, "Should I be in the cloud, and if so how do I get there?"....
If you think the only people using Pinterest are moms and craft hobbyists, think again. While your typical Pinterest user is likely female (14 percent are men), they're a more tech-savvy audience that trends toward higher incomes—and they're using the site for shopping as well as DIY projects.
Is Cloud Based Anti-Virus an Effective Means of Security? - Anti-virus systems are now a de facto part of modern computing. In a world where every webpage, email and downloaded file has the potential to contain malicious code or trojan horses there is a need to be more vigilant than ever about the security of your computer and your data.
Tweet Tweet Not everyone has what it takes to become a great boss people want to work for. A great boss is able to think positively, delegate tasks, align his/her team, and inspire others. This infographic by Officevibe covers top 12 personality traits of a great boss:
While 86 percent of small businesses see the importance of the cloud, 70 percent aren't using cloud solutions. This data, from a Microsoft report for National Small Business Week and reported by Talkin' Cloud, yields a sobering conclusion: Small businesses understand the broad value of cloud computing, but aren't sure how to apply the technology on a case-by-case basis.
A pen that combines an RGB sensor and a five-color ink cartridge allows artists to match any pigment they can see. The pen is known as Scribble, and it's not yet available for sale. However, if you can't wait to get your hands on it, and the $150 pricetag does not deter you, you can sign up to an alert (and be encouraged to contribute to their Kickstarter campaign).
Video has quickly become one of the most popular ways to share information. According to Mediapost, 90% of consumers watch video online and more than a billion unique users visit YouTube each month, watching over 6 billion hours of video…
It may look to some people as if there's no negotiating room when entering into agreements with cloud service providers, especially when it comes to protecting sensitive data that may pass through the hands of third parties.