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Google and the Jigsaw Puzzle of Online Discourse

by Darin Stewart  |  February 24, 2017

Comment Sections: the toxic waste dumps of the internet. Just like in the comics, even the most mild mannered citizen can turn into a noxious super-villain when doused with the...

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First Look: Canon Océ ProStream

by Pete Basiliere  |  February 21, 2017

Very good print quality, novel design, quick speed, long and sure to give competitors pause, the newest Canon inkjet web press is worth a look. I traveled to Poing Germany,...

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Twitter Trumps Trolls

by Darin Stewart  |  February 8, 2017

The Twitterverse can be a nasty place.   One study found that 88% of abusive social media mentions occur on Twitter. It is the platform of choice for a certain personality...

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Technical Professionals in the Post-Truth World

by Darin Stewart  |  February 3, 2017

Ensuring the availability of reliable data and information is the core function of the IT department. Every technical professional has somewhere in their job description the task of producing, providing...

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What a Microservice Is Not

by Gary Olliffe  |  January 31, 2017

The wave of hype and excitement about microservices continues unabated.  And where there is hype and excitement marketing teams will follow.  Sometimes they get it spot on – especially where...

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Supports Use of IRM

by John Wheeler  |  January 9, 2017

2017 brings a new focus and urgency to improving cybersecurity at all levels of our society. While a fierce debate rages in Washington, DC over the cyber-intrusion impact on the...

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The 1980s Called - They Want Their Retail Strategy Back

by Robert Hetu  |  December 30, 2016

Its taking too long. Visiting a regional mall this week reinforced the urgency of required change in the physical retail customer experience. Other than a few aesthetic changes, and some...

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Predicts 2017: 3D Printing Accelerates

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 29, 2016

Manufacturers, consumer goods companies, medical device providers and their supply chain vendors are expanding the use of 3D printing — with the help of robots. Gartner’s annual predictions about the...

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Why Time Is More Precious Than Ever

by Martin Kihn  |  December 28, 2016

You don’t have time to read this post. I don’t have time to write it. Tick tock. There is no doubt that many people in our culture feel like they...

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