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"3D Printing is a pain in the ass."

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 3, 2014

And that is why Autodesk's CEO Carl Bass has brought its Spark platform, its open hardware, open software, open materials Ember 3D printer, and its powerful software tools to bear...

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Peter G. Neumann on Cloud Risks

by Jay Heiser  |  November 28, 2012

Anyone with a stake in the overall success of cloud computing should take a few minutes to read the recent NYT interview with Peter G. Neumann, a highly-respected computer security...

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A quiz for software marketing folks and their legal department chums.

by Thomas Otter  |  November 14, 2011

Please define these terms  and arrange in chronological order.  You may augment the list. Launched Introduced Announced Previewed Pre-Announced Private Beta Beta Selective ramp up Ramp up Rolled out Limited Availability...

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Reusable Services -- the bigger the better

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 19, 2009

Sometimes taking the opposite approach is the best way to handle difficult problems.  This happened in the 18th century John Harrison developed a chronometer the size of a large pocket...

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Gandhi's bedroom in Mumbai

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 3, 2009

On a recent trip to India to present at Gartner’s third Indian CIO Summit I had the opportunity to visit Mahatma Gandhi’s house in Mumbai. He lived here from 1917...

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Cloud failures

by Lydia Leong  |  February 27, 2009

A few days ago, an unexpected side-effect of some new code caused a major Gmail outage. Last year, a small bug triggered a series of cascading failures that resulted in...

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