Google intends to remove the most significant obstacle to cloud adoption


If you look at the cloud pricing trend it is obvious that it has not been following Moore’s Law. In my opinion, that is the single most significant obstacle to cloud adoption. It erodes the value proposition over a period of time. On 25th March, 2014 – Google has declared its intention to follow the … Continue reading

Is this a case of Big Brother watching you?


Alvin Toffler had predicted that in the Third Wave – Post Industrial Society, actionable knowledge as a primary resource. In some sense, knowledge is more freely available today than any other time in history – thanks to the internet, thanks to Wikipedia, thanks to Google, thanks to TED … thanks to all of us who have … Continue reading

Impact of productivity improvement


There is a difference between “owning” and “consuming“. You can own 100 cell phone but you can use only one at a time. Same goes with most things in life. Owning is proportional to the amount of money you have. Consuming is proportional to the time you have. Digital assets are easy to own but … Continue reading

Robot Wall-E in real life


Remember Wall-E? The robots created by Guy Hoffman reminds me of Wall-E … have a look!  

Seth Godin vs Malcolm Gladwell


I am a fan on Seth Godin’s writing … and … I am a fan of Malcolm Gladwell’s writing … but … … they are very different! Off course they look strikingly different, Seth Godin with his clean shave head and Malcolm Gladwell with his bushy hair. But, if you look deep you will see … Continue reading

Cuckoo Search


Originally posted on Algorithms in Real Life:
I had earlier written on the Ant Colony Optimization and the Genetic Algorithm. Another interesting bio inspired heuristic is the Cuckoo Search that has been developed by Xin-She Yang and Suash Deb in 2009. This technique adapts from the parasitic brood behaviour exhibited by the cuckoo bird. The cuckoo bird cannot complete its…

Why is making a good UI so hard for developers?


Originally posted on nklata:
If you talk to any developer the first response that you will immediately get is “Don’t make me do UI” or “UI is not my job” or even better “I do not understand UI”.  But the same programmer has no problem in understanding lengthy SQL statements or convoluted logic or obscure…

Algorithms In Real Life – Big Data Overview


Originally posted on Algorithms in Real Life:
Big Data Overview What is Big Data? The Wikipedia defines Big Data as a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process and store using traditional tools. The Wikipedia definition is more from a data perspective. Of late, the tools and techniques…

The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators


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