Consumerization at VMworld 2011 for Monday
If you’re not at VMworld today, and following along at home, there are a few topics you’ll want to check out in the area of consumerization: 11:00 AM Pacific SocialCast CEO will be interviewed (Socialcast is a Twitter-like tool for use behind-the-firewall in large enterprises) 12:45 PM Pacific VDI panel Keith Norbie & Jerrid Cunnif, Nexus; Stu Miniman, Wikibon 3:30 PM...
What Steve Jobs does on his first day off?
What does one of the world’s most creative business geniuses do now that he’s not perfecting our consumer devices? cnnmoneytech: Screenshot by CNNMoney The Joy of Tech has what they say is Steve Jobs’ calendar now that he is no longer CEO of Apple. I kind of wish “Emperor Mode” was a real thing on Face Time… - Matt
Still a work in progress: Google+ and business
Mostly speculative presentation on Google+ and business. But never too late to start planning. simonsanett: Google+ for brands_ogilvy View more presentations from John Bell
More on The End of The PC
There will be some PC’s is not denying there won’t be fewer PC’s. Microsoft’s “But you can’t count on a phone” argument only applies if people only have access to one device. parislemon: Microsoft PR Head Thinks Microsoft Is Great Shocking. I mean, the only way such a post would be even remotely surprising is if Frank Shaw didn’t have these...
Will HP TouchPad sales rush...touch enterprise IT?
One wonders if this will be a blip on the enterprise IT radar. We can see the help desk ticket now. “Can you install VPN on my HP touchpad?” shortformblog: If you were looking to get an HP TouchPad, it appears Best Buy changed their minds and started selling them at fire sale prices. They appear sold out now, however. Might want to watch it, though. From the Best Buy sale page: ...
A second reason for the PC sales slow down, beyond...
So PCs are losing marketshare to Ipads. This is documented. But this CNN commenter makes a good point about a secondary disincentive to PC buying. cnnmoneytech: GoAwayObama: The problem with PC sales is there hasnt been any real speed increases in CPU’s in years. I just got a brand new top of the line core i7. It has 8 cores, but its really not any faster than the 5 yr old computer it...
Using Google+ while logged in to Google Apps...
google-apps-training-nerd: It’s no secret that one of the frustrations of Google Apps is not being able to access many of Google’s services with your Google Apps account. What makes it even more challenging is that Google doesn’t make it easy to be concurrently logged in to a personal account and a Google Apps account (though it is possible). Right now Google recommends you use a personal...
Setting up Science Hack Days, San Francisco trip...
Two things of note here: 1) The group is looking to help guide you to set up a Science Hack Day in your own city. Please take them up on this. 2) There are some scholarships available for you to go to San Francisco, attend their Science Hack Day, and see how it’s done. arielwaldman: Apply for free trip to San Francisco’s Science Hack Day – Boing Boing Want to set up a Science Hack...
More grassroots science: Citizen Science Alliance
Related to earlier-established theme of access… “ The CSA is a collaboration of scientists, software developers and educators who collectively develop, manage and utilise internet-based citizen science projects in order to further science itself, and the public understanding of both science and of the scientific process. These projects use the time, abilities and energies of a distributed...
How secure is Google Apps?
Good points about minimizing data on endpoint devices. Definitely flips the cloud-is-not-secure argument on its head. google-apps-training-nerd: There’s no doubt that older enterprise organizations have security concerns about Google Apps. This video makes some great points about legacy security model weaknesses, minimizing data on endpoint devices, as well as Google’s security technology (is...
Actual. Physical. Production. futureanthropology: NewsHour Piece on Maker Movement
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The coming wave of gamified mobile health applications will enable rich consumer experiences and allow users to leverage their increasing digital dependence on their Smartphone to keep their physical health in check and on target.
Instructables + Autodesk = The Maker Movement...
brycedotvc: One of the guiding principes behind the kinds of investing we do at OATV is a belief that innovation starts with enthusiasts. That the things people do in their free time are often indicators of broader, longer term, disruptive trends. These hobbies can often develop into movements which stay off the radar for years until they gain enough critical mass that they can’t be ignored by...
What is the Maker Movement? Getting bigger. futureanthropology: NewsHour Piece on Maker Movement