A Shift for Universal Data

In today’s technological climate its a shame to see how decentralized we are. Every group is trying to take a new spin on things, but accomplish very little. Granted this is probably the most connected society the universe has known, but it could be so much more. Even with all these connections, the information technology world is fragmented. How many social sites must one keep up with. How many email accounts do you have with how many different services. Society needs to start looking at communal data that can easily be used for data acquisition. The challenge to this is …

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Dreams of a Humble IT Guy

I was sitting down one day reflecting after a long day of work. I had a conversation with a co-worker that day about visions of past technology leaders, and how many of their predictions were wrong. One quote that stood out was one by a member of Microsoft where he said that technology would become so easy and user friendly that information technology professionals would no longer be needed. Thats a funny statement because if anything it has gone entirely in the opposite direction. Applications kept becoming more complicated, and more people were then needed to support it. Recently, it has been …

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Things That I Dream of

With the recent passing of Steve Jobs we all reflect on innovation in different ways. Some people like to look at the cool gadgets that he gave us. I prefer to look ahead. Microsoft recently came out with several concept videos of their vision of the future. I love concept videos because they show us what would appear impossible and sets the tone for future innovation. This then inspires new generations to achieve these lofty goals. These videos are what I dream off every night. A world that is integrated. One where information is available. Thank you Microsoft for this …

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