Category Archives: Amazon

The 4 Flavors of The Internet of Things

Two years ago, Fast Company reported on the “great tech war” of the four leading horsemen of the Internet–Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple (let’s call them the FAGA Four).  The race for Internet dominance has intensified since then, with Amazon … Continue reading

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VCs Developing In-House Tech-Expertise-as-a-Service

Ashlee Vance writes in “Netflix Loses Its Cloud Guru to a VC Firm”: “It used to be good enough for venture capitalists just to hand out money. Well, not anymore. Now they’re expected to offer up a suite of services … Continue reading

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The Digitization of Everything or the Coming of the Internet of Flying Things

To: Mr C.Grant Your @amazon order has been dispatched. — Jingle Boles (@GeneralBoles) December 2, 2013 My post on Inside Tech Talk: The only bit of news—and a lot of buzz—that came out of Jeff Bezos’ interview with Charlie … Continue reading

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Data Science at Netflix with Elastic MapReduce

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Big Data: Six Links

Rising demand for big data expertise means rising salaries: “there’s now a war on for analytics experts and information management professionals who can ask the right questions and make use of vast and growing data stores. Need proof? How about … Continue reading

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Google Plus Plus Plus

Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility will be a milestone in the ongoing re-shaping of the information business. As I blogged before, the big data wave and cloud computing are tearing down business and data walls, creating a new landscape, the  … Continue reading

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