Although I'm no search engine expert, I'm naturally interested in "how all this stuff works." That's why I've never owned any gadget I've never taken apart (iPhone, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro included!) and why I've recently become interested in how the Internet search and referral world works. I'm not interested in being a search engine optimization (SEO) expert, but it's … [Read more...] about Google Just Recalculated PageRank!
Archives for May 2009
Microsoft just let loose a Release Candidate for Windows 7, the operating system that will bring peace, love, and joy to PC users everywhere and finally stop folks from switching to Macs instead of using Vista. Maybe. … [Read more...] about Windows 7 Is Here! In My Hands! But Why 8 DVDs?
My travels last week kept me from posting my weekly round-up of interesting web content. So this week's is a little heavy (and heavily edited!) Most important: Please register to be a marrow donor, especially if you might be a match for Nick Glasgow of EMC! … [Read more...] about Back From The Pile: Interesting Links From Mid-May
Google is the most important company to the Internet. Hyberbole? I think not! Without Google, the Internet that we all know and love would be a very different place, as would the business of IT. Along with Microsoft and the supporting community around LAMP, Google is the very foundation of modern computing. But the foundation of Google itself, its ability to rank Internet … [Read more...] about Google Is Heading For A Cliff; What Will They Do?
What is the cloud? What will become of it? I spent May 17 and 18 in Prague at the Sys-Con Cloud Computing Conference and Expo exploring these questions with some of the smartest cloud-focused folks in Europe. The consensus: The IT world is changing and remote managed services are a big part of it. Another discovery: There are many, many terrible cloud puns in all languages. … [Read more...] about Lessons From the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo Prague 2009