It’s 1000 times faster than Flash and that many times more durable. 3D XPoint Storage by Intel (video) promises to be the solution for many of our big data needs (not a bad Solid State Drive (SSD) for a laptop either). Today’s solid state drives can last 10 years compared to the
On Friday, Elon Musk announced OpenAI, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company dedicated to the advancement of digital intelligence. Research and development will be open to the public without the need to make profit. Their aim is to advance computer intelligence to enhance the human race rather than to take it
Cortana Analytics introduced in July by Satya Nadella just became more accessible and simpler with a recent announcement of an expanded Azure Data Lake. The improved Azure Data Lake including an SQL update and the Azure Data Lake Store should make life easier for data scientists, analysts and developers alike.
T’is the season for smoking deals on equipment for small business success. These items have to be purchased anyway …eventually. Although all the deals are not out yet, here are a few potential products for Cyber Monday Deals for the Entrepreneur. Like any investment, a key to success is
As big data grows bigger and the Internet of Things devices which supply big data proliferate, a question arises. Who will store the big data? Amazon with a first-mover strategy holds by far the biggest lead in cloud storage services. They currently have 6 billion in annual revenue. Amazon sells
Smart phones are just the beginning. Next are Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, Augmented Reality (AR) Smart Glasses, Smart watches and other wearable technology. And then, smart contact lenses and audio plugs for our ears to communicate with our wearable computers or “smart suits.” These future technologies that will change the
Spectacular demand in Digital Health services leads to exponential growth in Fitbit Fitness Tracking device sales and active users over the past four years. A mere 0.3 million devices sold in 2011. In 2014, that number grew to 10.9 million devices according to BI Intelligence. Perhaps even more impressive is the
At the ocean’s floor, only 285 communications cables together provide the backbone infrastructure of the global Internet. Built to last 25 years, this global infrastructure of submarine cables is in good condition. With 20 of these cables set “dark” for future expansion and capacity improvements in phase modulation and Submarine
The UK made news recently for the first ever to be installed free public Wi-Fi “under your feet.” “Smart Wi-Fi Pavement” technology which makes these Smart Sidewalks possible deliver Wi-Fi speeds of up to 166 Mbps. This is seven times as fast as the average broadband speed in the UK.
Aside from Cloud Technology and the Internet of Things, we would be remiss not to mention 3D printing. 3D Printing has potential to be a major disruptive technology for the future. It will change the supply chain for the products we consume. As the technology improves, we will be able