The Internet and a Child’s Brain are a lot alike

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The internet is one of the most advanced technological systems in the world, rapidly growing, constantly changing, and forming billions of new connections all over the world. A strong framework to compare it to would be the human brain, the most advanced biological system in the world. Both of these networks function very similarly.   […]

Content Strategy

Software System Integration Explained

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Software System Integration refers to the practice of combining individually tested software applications or hardware components from various vendors into an integrated whole. By using software integration, a company can align less expensive, pre-configured components and off-the-shelf software to meet their key business goals, as opposed to more expensive, customized implementations, that may require original […]

New Inventions

5 New Inventions that are Awesome

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Technology is the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes or applications, whether in industry or in our everyday lives. Whenever we use our scientific knowledge to achieve some specific purpose we are using technology. Technology usually involves a specific piece of equipment, that equipment can be incredibly simple or dazzlingly complex. It can be anything […]

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The “Internet of Things” Explained

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Probably, the most ambitions open source project currently is the the “internet of things.”  Simply put, it’s the concept of connecting every device and every machine to the Internet, and/or to each other.  This includes: cell phones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices, jet engines, etc.  Some estimate, by 2020, there will be […]

Big Data Management

Big Data Management Explained

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Big Data Managment  The growth of Big Data will continue to rise and so will the need to store it. There are expected to be more than 40 billion internet-connected devices in the next 5 years, from smartphones and appliances to robots and vehicles. This means that most organizations will be “drowning” in data. In fact, […]

Data Analytics Explained

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Data Analytics Data analytics (DA) is the science of examining raw data with the purpose of drawing conclusions about that information. Data analytics is used in many industries to allow companies and organization to make better business decisions and in the sciences to verify or disprove existing models or theories. Data analytics focuses on inference, the process […]

Is Content really King?

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Have you ever heard the phrase, “Content is King”?  It was actually Bill Gates who coined the phrase back in January of 96. He went on to say… “Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the Internet…” So, is content really king?  Google, Apple, Amazon, and Yahoo seem […]

What is an algorithm

What is an Algorithm?

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An Algorithm Explained An algorithm in principle is a series of step by step instructions in order to solve a problem or do something useful. They have an input which goes through a series of computations and finally produces an output. An algorithm has a definite beginning and a definite end.     Algorithms are […]