Month: June 2010
Deepwater Horizonâ€™s Cementing
Online Gaming Infographic Reveals What You Suspected
Otherwise, I guess you’d be working at the prestigious Online MBA and probably had come up with this nifty infographic about online gaming. There’s nothing terribly surprising about the numbers, although it is worth noting that PS3 gaming hours trail behind both Xbox 360 and PC at 5.8, 7.3, and 6.6 hours per week respectively.
Source : www.platformnation.com/
Cloud Computing: What Is It & Why Should I Care?
Cloud computing represents a shift from mainframe to client–server environments to a delivery model for IT services based on the Internet.
Shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand, providing businesses the benefits of anywhere, anytime access to data, improved reliability, and software that is up to date with less of a potential of malware (relative to laptop storage).
Source : http://wikibon.org
The History of Location Technology
With the recent rise of location-based social networks likeFoursquare, Gowalla, and Loopt, it would appear that location technology is something new. But in fact, humans have been inventing clever ways to locate each other for many thousands of years.
Even the basic technology that makes today’s location-based checkins possible — cellular triangulation and the global positioning satellite system — have their roots in decades old research projects, and the math today’s apps use to pinpoint your locale hasn’t change too much since the days of Copernicus.
Source : http://mashable.com/2010/04/06/location-history-infographic/
The Vuvuzela By the Numbers
Source : www.mashable.com