Siri

Hey Siri, Ready for an Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple? Guess Who’s Suing.

The AI personal assistant with the “most usage” spanning  connectivity across all smart devices, will be the anchor upon which users will gravitate to control their ‘automated’ lives.  An Amazon commercial just aired which depicted  a dad with his daughter, and the daughter was crying about her boyfriend who happened to be in the front yard yelling for […]

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Cloud Storage: Ingestion, Management, and Sharing

Cloud Storage Solutions need differentiation that matters, a tipping point to select one platform over the other. Common Platforms Used: AWS S3 Box Dropbox Google Drive iCloud OneDrive Differentiation may come in the form of: Collaborative Content Creation Software, such as DropBox Paper enables individuals or teams to produce content, all the while leveraging the Storage platform for […]

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Building AI Is Hard—So Facebook Is Building AI That Builds AI

“…companies like Google and Facebook pay top dollar for some really smart people. Only a few hundred souls on Earth have the talent and the training needed to really push the state-of-the-art [AI] forward, and paying for these top minds is a lot like paying for an NFL quarterback. That’s a bottleneck in the continued progress […]

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G.E. Plans Big Entry into IoT, Providing Analytics and Predictive Rules

G.E. Plans App Store for Gears of Industry The investment of $500 million annually signals the importance of the so-called Internet of Things to the future of manufacturing. G.E. expects revenue of $6 billion from software in 2015, a 50 percent increase in one year. Much of this is from a pattern-finding system called Predix. […]

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Cloud Storage and DAM Solutions: Don’t Reign in the Beast

Are you trying to apply metadata on individual files or en masse, attempting to make the vast  growth of cloud storage usage manageable, meaningful storage? Best practices leverage a consistent hierarchy, an Information Architecture in which to store and retrieve information, excellent. Beyond that, capabilities computer science has documented and used time and time again, checksum […]

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Media Vault

Google Introduces their Cloud, Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution

Although this is a saturated space, with many products, some highly recommended, I thought this idea might interest those involved in the Digital Asset Management space.  Based on the maturity of existing products, and cost, it’s up to you, build or buy.  The following may provide an opportunity for augmenting existing Google products, and overlaying a […]

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WORM Storage in the Cloud?

WORM Storage, or Write Once Read Many, is ideal for archiving data, such as electronic communications.  I was just wondering out of the big, commodity cloud storage vendors, such as Amazon (S3), Windows, or Google, for example, what their offerings would be included but not limited to physical media retrieval upon request, such legal requests, […]

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Microsoft OS & Google Cloud Platform: Owning the Shelf Space

Google at this phase in their business and technology life cycle reminds me of Microsoft, as the trailblazers, when Microsoft was building all their products, and continually trying to own the shelf space of product sets in their desktop platform.  Now that the tides have turned, it seems their cloud platform is growing, and Google’s […]

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