Cloud Computing
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Spotlight on Sync

Shawn Gordon - August 24, 2015

I’ve struggled with convenient methods of file sharing for a good many years. From code to documents to music files when I’ve been working on an album.…

Big Data: Where Did All The Water Go?
Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence
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Big Data: Where Did All The Water Go?

Shawn Gordon - July 15, 2015

Due to poor planning and the caving in by politicians to special interest pressure, the state of California failed to build the infrastructure they needed back in…

Abolish Daylight Savings Time
Culture/Leadership
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Culture/Leadership
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Abolish Daylight Savings Time

Shawn Gordon - March 8, 2015

One might think that the societal contributions from New Zealand mostly consist of the band Crowded House and Sheep based products, but it is New Zealand entomologist George…

Decision Management
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Spotlight on Traitify: Who The Hell Are You, Anyway?

Shawn Gordon - November 18, 2014

DataWeek/API World this past September earned my ink as an overall exceptional conference, and as a spotlight on big data company SiSense. I did not, however, cover any of the…

Spotlight on SiSense: BI Without the Bandwidth
Analytics
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Analytics
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Spotlight on SiSense: BI Without the Bandwidth

Shawn Gordon - October 9, 2014

I was at DataWeek/API World in mid-September 2014 (last week at the time of this writing) and saw some interesting things, almost entirely around Big Data. The…

Robot HR: How HR is Contributing to Unemployment
Culture/Leadership
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Culture/Leadership
2861 views

Robot HR: How HR is Contributing to Unemployment

Shawn Gordon - September 23, 2014

I was recently putting all my old articles in one place online, and I ran across this piece http://www.thekompany.com/3rd-party-watch-14-1993-august/ I’d written in the summer of 1993 that had some…

The Societal Shift of Self Driving Cars
Hardware
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Hardware
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The Societal Shift of Self Driving Cars

Shawn Gordon - September 18, 2014

We are currently approaching a cross roads in transportation that we really haven’t seen since the transition from the horse drawn carriage to the internal combustion engine…

Data Mining
1286 views

Should the Entire Internet Be Encrypted?

Shawn Gordon - August 19, 2014

I recently wrote a piece about the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL that affected the security of about two thirds of all websites. Yahoo just announced that it…

Where in the World Does All this ESRI World Data Come from?
Cloud Computing
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Cloud Computing
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Where in the World Does All this ESRI World Data Come from?

Shawn Gordon - August 1, 2014

I was left highly impressed, and still deeply curious, about the guts behind what I saw attending the ESRI User Conference in San Diego the week of…

Hardware
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Smart Meters Kill Wifi, Not People

Shawn Gordon - May 13, 2014

The Real Smart Meter Threat The Real Smart Meter ThreatThere is a lot of hype and hysteria about the smart meters the electrical companies have been rolling…