LinkLog: Successful Platforms

Posted Posted in Startups and Entrepreneurship

Here is a nice discussion worth reading about Silicon Valley, recession, disruptive products and successful platforms: He says that a platform ill be successful if it has three characteristics. It has to be able to commoditize a market. Secondly, it has to obey the 10x better/cheaper rule. Thirdly, a platform must allow you to add […]

LinkLog: Cloud Computing

Posted Posted in Emerging Technologies

Here are alerts from TopicMinder on Cloud Computing How I’m Moving My Data Center into The Cloud IBM to offer cloud computing services for enterprises Who’s Getting ROI from Cloud Computing Now What Gartner Didn’t Say About Client Virtualization Is your head in the clouds? Windows Azure: Why Microsoft Better Get it Right How to […]

LinkLog: Computing – The Fifth Utility?

Posted Posted in Emerging Technologies, Software - Programming, Development

Here is the link to the paper,  and here is the abstract from the paper: With the significant advances in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) over the last half century, there is an increasingly perceived vision that computing will one day be the 5th utility (after water, electricity, gas, and telephony). This computing utility, like […]

Technology Trends – A List

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Here is a small sample of trends in software.  This is work in progress. I will keep updating it frequently. Instead of waiting till I have my full list, I thought I may just publish this crude list and get some feed back. Some trends are current (like Web 2.0) some of them are future […]