Big Data


For the sixth year Amazon courts startups with $100,000 challenge


Amazon Web Services and startups have always gone together like peanut butter and jelly, and Amazon wants it to stay that way. Toward that end the cloud services giant launched its sixth annual AWS Global Start-Up Challenge on Friday. For this round, Amazon seeks companies attacking big data and high-performance computing; gaming; consumer applications and […]

Super Cyber War

Weapons of Mass Disruption – The Super Cyber Wars Have Begun


hile we are busy worrying about Kim Kardashian, sound bite politics and banning 64 oz cups of sugary soft drinks, the first super-cyber weapon has been quietly spying on and attacking things it doesn’t like.  Huge stealthy computer viruses with capabilities that sound like the stuff of science fiction have been hard a work, collecting […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 23, 2012


[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] While it’s true that Verizon Wireless is going to force customers with grandfathered unlimited data plans into new, capped data plans.  If you happened to have a grandfathered unlimited data plan, there’s a loophole … you can pay full price for your next mobile device and keep […]

The More Things Change…


Originally posted at You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. – Steve Jobs Simplify…simplify….simplify. – Henry David Thoreau I read an interesting blog post by Uwe Hook on the biggest challenge facing agencies. Succinctly put, he suggested that keeping up with the overwhelmingly fast pace of change […]

DOJ Asks Court To Keep GOOGLE-NSA Partnership Secret


“Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.” – Lord Acton I waited a week before I decided to write about today’s topic. The idea that I read as many online industry trade publications as I do and have not read […]