People are irrational when it comes to computers and sound, and doubly so when the computer is running Linux. Learn how to stay calm and make sound work for you.
A slideshow featuring five tips for avoiding common pitfalls in negotiating cloud SLAs. January 2015. My first piece for InformationWeek.
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Sentiment analysis -- linguistic sentiment analysis on social media content, in particular -- has the power to predict the future. Part of a point/counterpoint. My first piece for All Analytics. August 2011.
Phoenix based Symple PC, which offered refurbished “web workstations” running Ubuntu for $89, has evidently ridden off into the night of no return. Since at least August 24, the company’s website has said the product is “No Longer Availabe,” although the website remains operational.
Find out how the Internet Archive began, its continued mission, and how it helps keep free culture alive!
Adobe researcher Sylvain Paris explains how a new method of combining Gaussian and Laplacian pyramids results in image filters that can enhance details without distorting edges.
When Amazon rolled out its cloud E-mail package, it talked a lot about user-controlled encryption. What it neglected to mention was that it retained backdoor access--which it planned to use.
If there's anyone left on the planet who thinks Linux is written by undateable guys in their parents basement, the latest Linux Foundation report, Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It, What They Are Doing and Who is Sponsoring It, should put an end to that delusion.
The "smart" electric grid has held great promise for 15 years, but it's not always been clear how deeply it's penetrated our infrastructure -- or what benefits it's delivered. The current state of smart-grid technology, who's implemented it, and where improvements are likely to appear.
Ph.D.s: Want a month of all-expenses-paid training, with a six-figure job waiting for you when you're done? That's what a new crop of "data-science boot camps" offer -- for those who qualify.