Tagged: Internet Evolution

App Stores Help Simplify IT Decision Making

App Stores Help Simplify IT Decision Making

I remember years ago helping someone choose a computer platform. “Walk into a computer store, and look at the software titles,” I suggested. “If the software you want is mostly for the Mac, buy...

MOOCs Gain Momentum & College Credits

MOOCs Gain Momentum & College Credits

In the fall of 2011, around 160,000 students in 190 countries enrolled in a Stanford-sponsored online course about artificial intelligence. About 23,000 completed the course and got certificates, including 248 who got a perfect...

In 4th Age of UIs, Will Computers Learn From Users?

In 4th Age of UIs, Will Computers Learn From Users?

The first age of computer interfaces involved paper tape, punch cards, and other cumbersome methods that required specialized operators. The second age allowed users to type in commands, and required plastic template overlays that...

I Want an iWatch – Here’s Why

I Want an iWatch – Here’s Why

I don’t wear a watch. I haven’t worn one years. If I’m carrying a phone — any phone — I always know what time it is and don’t have to worry about time zones...

Top Enterprise Controversies of the 3D Web

Top Enterprise Controversies of the 3D Web

If you’ve been watching the development of videogame technology and user interfaces, you might have noticed that we’re getting closer and closer to the point where the Matrix becomes a reality. At some point...

Here’s How You Can Replace Laptops With Chromebooks

Here’s How You Can Replace Laptops With Chromebooks

I love the idea of Chromebooks — superlight laptops that do nothing but access the Web. And I love those Google commercials where a guy’s Chromebook is destroyed over and over again in various...

RIP: Voicemail, Victim of the Internet

RIP: Voicemail, Victim of the Internet

The Internet has killed voicemail. I hardly ever get voicemail messages anymore. If someone wants to reach me and can’t get me by phone, they’ll send an email, or a text. In the last...

How to Cope With IT Support Cutbacks

How to Cope With IT Support Cutbacks

Cutting support desk costs by reducing staff, cutting hours, or outsourcing can help an IT department’s bottom line. And it can hurt the company overall if it reduces employee productivity. If employees can’t access...

New Platforms for Business-Focused Virtual Worlds

New Platforms for Business-Focused Virtual Worlds

When it comes to business-focused virtual platforms, customers typically have to choose between platforms that are completely customizable and difficult to use, or easy to use but not particularly customizable.

New Platforms for Business-Focused Virtual Worlds

New Platforms for Business-Focused Virtual Worlds

When it comes to business-focused virtual platforms, customers typically have to choose between platforms that are completely customizable and difficult to use, or easy to use but not particularly customizable.