Finding Meaning In Everything Inside Big Data via New Chip Technology There is much to say about technologies that seek to emancipate the Internet from electronics and release it into the world of people. Indeed, big data has always meant many things all at once, some incomprehensible to many computer users. While one may be using data to operate an airplane, another is churning out information for manufacturing purposes. In short, too much information passes through a typical processor to handle in a day. This is why chip-making giants intend to come up with processors that can compute all sorts
Advances of Cloud Computing in Business Development The presence of cloud computing as a tool in business is getting a reaction almost as though it’s something new. There’s a lot of attention being paid to advances mostly as a result of affordable, scalable SaaS solutions. These solutions allow for a mobility and ease of access for which older systems didn’t allow. Given that they’re a symptom of the newer cloud computing push, they’re of course serving to earn accolades for the cloud that it did not have previously. Of course, cloud computing in business is not brand new. It largely
Heroes Of The Cloud – Part 4 Cloud has been a metaphor for the Internet for almost as long as there has been an Internet. As early as 1961 there were predictions “computing may someday be organized as a public utility just as the telephone system is a public utility…” MIT/Standford Professor John McCarthy had predicted eight years before the ARPAnet began laying the foundations of the Information Super Highway, and thirteen years before Tim Berners-Lee established the World Wide Web at CERN. As ancient as the prediction seems, it sounds a lot like what is happening today in the “Cloud
Can We Afford The Resources We Spend on the Cloud? We often think about the Cloud in terms of security, services provided, storage space and price so it is fairly easy to forget about the resources that are needed to keep the Cloud floating in the blue, virtual sky. And yet even our home computers are sucking enough power that if you did not use them for a month and you and would set in place green measures like auto sleep, you would see a significant improvement in your electrical bill. So how much electricity does the Cloud eat up?
Scientists Demonstrate Perfectly Secure Cloud Computing Through Quantum Computing Recent research has demonstrated the perfect marriage of the hottest computing technology today – cloud computing – and the hottest computing technology of tomorrow – quantum computing. Now, readers of this website are well aware of what cloud computing is; however, quantum computing may be something new for them. In simplest terms, unlike traditional transistor-based computing that depends on the basic units (bits) existing in any one of two possible values, quantum computing makes use of qubits that can exist in a superposition of multiple states at the same time. Although
The Cloud farming out 3D rendering for the masses In a move akin to providing Supercomputing to the masses, the Cloud is currently offering 3D render farm capabilities to those who can’t create one themselves but have the talent to bring about the best in 3D stories and imagery. Having my own personal experience regarding this I can’t help but feel the bitter irony of it, but it does mean that these smaller teams can now create 3D content to compete with much larger entertainment companies. About five years back my company was seeking to break into the local cartoon
Cloud Valley: China’s Cloud Computing Initiative and the Man behind It The whole world knows about Silicon Valley in California; however, very few are aware of Cloud Valley in China. While calling the 7,000-square-meter technology campus in a Beijing suburb as a “valley” may be an exaggeration, there’s no denying the immense possibilities of this place. As anyone familiar with the history of technological clusters will tell you, all of them – from Silicon Valley and Boston Route 128 in the US to Silicon Wadi in Israel – had their origins in a few brave beginners. Moreover, with the growth
Why the Next Medical Revolution Needs Cloud Computing This is the third in a trio of articles that explore the health, financial and intellectual implications of cloud computing. For the previous two, See: Health Care’s Reservations about Cloud Computing See: What NYSE’s Adoption of Cloud Computing Means for the Industry For some time now, genomics or the study of genes has been branded as the possible playing field for the next medical revolution. Indeed, some believe that genomics can have as much an impact on human civilization this century as computers did in the previous one, with possible applications from