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DeepMind Breakthrough? AI and Computing at its best

by Andrew White  |  October 19, 2017

I read, somewhat excitedly, the headline on the front page of my US print edition of today's Financial Times: Google computer teaches itself to play Go and beats world's best...

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IBM and the Battle for the Digital Future Continues - Quietly

by Andrew White  |  April 25, 2017

IBM reports another quarter and its revenues decline again.  So far, so bad?  I wonder.  Here's the thing: the future success of businesses will not be predicated on process (what...

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(They're Back!) New Year's Anti-Resolutions for 2017

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 2, 2017

Last year, I opted not to do the yearly New Year's anti-resolutions I have been doing since 2009. I thought that things were generally going pretty well, with no need to talk...

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Finally, Facebook at Work

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 14, 2015

Over the last several years, I have done many inquiries which are some variation of "How do we get Facebook for use internally?" or "When will Facebook issue a version...

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New Year’s Anti-Resolutions for 2013

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2013

For the last several years, I have written a series of blog posts on my anti-resolutions for the year. It’s easy to publish predictions and yearly previews in a blog...

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Microsoft BPOS To Become Office 365

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 19, 2010

In an announcement from San Francisco today, Microsoft provided more details about next year's planned revamp of its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) cloud-based collaboration suite. Gartner's official take on...

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It Might Be Creepy, but Is It Evil?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 26, 2010

I've been thinking about "creepiness" over the last couple weeks. I've been finding the concept come up more and more as I speak with end users and vendors about social...

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If Google Can Pull the Plug on Wave Like This, What's Next?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2010

So Google announced yesterday that it was pulling the plug on its high profile Wave initiative. Gartner will soon publish a First Take with the official reaction, but the way...

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Internet Tech in Europe: LeWeb 2009

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 19, 2009

It was a hectic, but fun and informative two days at entrepreneur Loic Lemeur's LeWeb conference for high tech startups in Paris earlier this month. I was looking for exposure...

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Google's Eric Schmidt Needs Media Training, Not a Privacy Spanking

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 18, 2009

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is getting a lot of flak for a statement he made about privacy in a CNBC interview. Here is the quote that many people are upset...

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