Linking Human Knowledge with Machine Data

September 20th, 2013 by Kevin Fogarty
Knowledge management intellect collection

A New System to Link Human Knowledge with Machine Data (via slashdot) There have been dozens of experimental design approaches to the problem of connecting human nerves with mechanical or electronic extensions. In addition to “smart prosthetics,” there have been more adventurous attempts, including the effort to connect…

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The Cloud becoming a genuine extension of Data Centers

August 30th, 2013 by Rick McKnight
Cloud Data Center

A new study examining the ways large companies use computing platforms concludes that the cloud is passing the tipping point between its earlier status as a playground for marketing and dev/ops projects and is becoming a genuine extension of Data Center resources. During the last 12 months large companies have increased their spending on cloud services by 45 percent and shifted the type of workloads housed on cloud platforms to the point that production applications now account for 60 percent of all corporate cloud usage, according to the 2013 State of the Enterprise Cloud Report, an annual effort from […]

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Setting up email accounts with RackNine

July 9th, 2013 by Rick McKnight
email setup

In this how-to article we’ll show you how you can create email addresses using the Workspace Control Center in a quick and easy way. First you need to log in to your Account Manager and click on ‘EMAIL’. Besides our regular email plans, RackNine also provides free email addresses when registering a domain, or when purchasing web hosting from us. If this is the first time you’re setting up an email address you will see all those free offers displayed when you click on ‘EMAIL’. Click ‘Launch’ next to the account you want to set up the email for […]

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Industrial Revolution v 3.0 D

June 1st, 2013 by Rafael Minuesa

First it was Industrial Revolution v 1.0, during which the transition was made from hand production to machinery-based methods. This first industrial revolution involved new iron production processes, the increasing use of steam power and the development of machine tools, a truly revolutionary trend that deeply transformed both production processes and the social organization of labour in the Western world. With Industrial Revolution v 2.0 came the production line and the age of mass production. Thanks to a more sophisticated use of steam power, human and animal lanour could be replaced by machinery in production lines and transportation, leading […]

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Sentiment Analysis in Social Media

May 9th, 2013 by Rick McKnight
Sentiment Analysis Data

Sentiment forces have always been at play throughout the history of mankind, shaping the course of events, both at individual levels and more persuasively at collective levels, where in many cases they can become almost unstoppable. Take Market Sentiment for instance, that influences the stock market to the point of  pushing the price of stocks upwards when the sentiment of a majority of investors become bullish, or downward when bearish, contrarians notwithstanding. By measuring Market Sentiment using tools such as News Analytics, which include Sentiment Analysis on textual stories about companies and sectors, investors are somehow able to predict market movements, at least to some […]

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