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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2009’

Reinventing the Desktop

Tweet Here’s a proposal for reinventing the desktop with a multitouch ‘pad’. Check it out – quite interesting. Although I’m not sure how practical this is. What do you think? Here’s the blurb: This video examines the benefits and limitations inherent in current mouse-based and window-oriented interfaces, the problems facing other potential solutions, and visualizes my proposal for a completely …

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A Thought on Perspectives

Tweet You may have heard about the woman who constantly complained about her neighbor’s laundry on the line. Whenever she looked out the window, she never saw the laundry clean. One morning, to her surprise, she woke up to see a fresh line of laundry outside. “They finally learned how to wash properly!” she exclaimed to her husband. He replied, …

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Cloud Computing Explained Simply

Tweet Everywhere we look, there’s a buzz about Cloud Computing. It seems to be the ‘in thing’. But what exactly is Cloud Computing? The Cloud is a platform – the Internet platform. Traditionally, we would buy some hardware (like a standard PC, for example) and install some software on it (like an accounts package or an office suite like MS …

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