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Como aprender algo sem fazer esforço

<b>Cara a cara com os maiores especialistas em memória do mundo, minha mente começa a se sentir bem humilde. O psicólogo britânico Ben Whately, por exemplo, me conta sobre o famoso Matteo Ricci, um padre jesuíta do século 16 que se tornou o primeiro ocidental a fazer os exames mais difíceis do serviço</b> …

Top 10 cloud stories of 2014

Over the past 12 months cloud computing has evolved, giving businesses an increasing array of options from simple IT infrastructure all the way up to …

Managing Four Specific SaaS Risks – It Could Be Tricker Than On-Premise - BI Insight

Recent conversations, augmented by customer feedback and an interesting contribution from Jim McGeever, COO NetSuite sparked a train of thought …

Big Data

4 Predictions For Cloud Computing In 2015 - BI Insight

When I think about forecasting for the cloud computing industry, one word springs to mind; innovation. Cloud technology, the way we use it, and even …

Business Intelligence

For SaaS Vendors, Data Key To Customer Acquisition, Retention - BI Insight

For software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, getting and keeping customers is the number-one challenge. Some studies put the conversion rate of …

SaaS

The Benefits Of Social, Mobile, Big Data, And Cloud Convergence - BI Insight

Technology is progressing, there’s no doubt about it. More companies are moving towards simplicity by adopting Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. …

Internet Of Things - Opportunity $19 Trillion - BI Insight

We are hearing more and more about the Internet of Things (IoT). The rapid growth of the IoT, along with the explosion of Big Data, cloud and mobile …

Cloud Computing - Know How To PaaS - BI Insight

The future of enterprise IT is cloud, and the future of cloud is PaaS. Infrastructure is metal, plastic, and silicon. It has kinetic potential, but …

The man who can send you to Mars

Think you’ve got the right stuff to make it to Mars? Richard Hollingham talks to the man selecting astronauts for a privately funded mission to the Red Planet.<p>This is the pitch: a perilous one-way journey to a dead, distant world, leaving your family behind for the rest of your life, before dying …

Space Science

Study Says Our Galaxy Could Be One Giant Wormhole

It's may sound weird, but study author Paolo Salucci says the math checks out. Thank dark matter.<p>It sounds like science fiction—and it probably is—but a team of researchers claim that the Milky Way may have at least one navigable wormhole … if, in fact, the galaxy isn't just one giant wormhole …

Dark Matter

At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

In Silicon Valley's youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for Apple, has a 90-year-old designer on staff.<p>Barbara Beskind says her age is an advantage.<p>"Everybody who ages is going to be their own …

Product Design

Google’s Eric Schmidt Predicts The Disappearance Of The Internet

Google may have played a significant role in establishing the Internet as we know it, but according to its executive chairman Eric Schmidt, the future of the world’s most advanced information network is for it to disappear.<p>Responding to a question about the future of the web during a panel at the …

Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality

How do you want to be remembered? As Simon Parkin discovers, we may eventually be able to preserve our entire minds for generations to come – would you?<p>A few months before she died, my grandmother made a decision.<p>Bobby, as her friends called her (theirs is a generation of nicknames), was a farmer’s …

Singularity

New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

<b>A Nasa probe is to start photographing the icy world of Pluto, to prepare itself for a historic encounter in July.</b><p>The New Horizons spacecraft has travelled 5bn km (3bn miles) over nine years to get near the dwarf planet.<p>And with 200m km still to go, its images of Pluto will show only a speck of …

Solar System

Could you be a ‘super-forecaster’?

Most intelligence agencies rely on the informed hunches of trained specialists. But there are people from ordinary walks of life who routinely do far better at predicting events than the experts. Tara Isabella Burton meets some of them.<p>Political forecasting is among the most vital roles played by …

Saddam Hussein

Top 3 reasons cloud services support the nimble supply chain

<i>This sponsored post is produced by SPS Commerce.</i><p>If you’re a supply chain organization looking at advancing efficiencies and cutting your IT budget this year, it’s safe to assume you’re investigating cloud services (and if you’re not, you should be). Over the lifespan of your regular software …

9 Worst Cloud Security Threats

Leading cloud security group lists the "Notorious Nine" top threats to cloud computing in 2013; most are already known but defy 100% solution.<p>Shadow …

Business Technology

The state of private cloud

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Marten Mickos has been at the forefront of private cloud since the get-go and witnessed the hype cycle first hand. The CEO of …

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The cloud’s role in Big Data : Rethinking modern IT

What role does the cloud play in Big Data deployments today and what will the future of Big Data in the cloud look like? To understand both, we …

Big Data

Top 10 trends to watch out in cloud computing

MUMBAI, INDIA: Cloud computing is more than just a buzzword. It’s a mega-trend that has become a term for the ongoing shift from in-house data …

Cloud Computing

4 Great Tips: Cloud Security for Big Data

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Big Data

Unlocking The Cloud: How A Computing Revolution Went Mainstream

By now, we’ve all heard about the cloud and the numerous benefits of cloud computing, but how are companies really using the cloud? Working with SAP, …

Mobile

Creating the Gold ‘Standard’ for Cloud Computing

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Angel Luis Diaz, IBM. Angel Luis Diaz, IBM<p>Raise your hand if you remember the 1990s. I’m not talking about plaid flannels or …

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VMware CEO: 92% of 'cloud' is old-school on-premises … and it's here to stay

The current public cloud craze featuring battles between tech giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Rackspace is focusing public attention on a tiny slice — just eight percent — of the overall cloud picture, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says.<p>“On-premise cloud is a $2 trillion market … 92 percent …