Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer provided an interesting live video tour of its new Seattle Offices today. Below is an embed from GeekWire’s Facebook post of the tour: The office building appears to be huge and full of amenities as you would expect from Facebook.
For the first time in seven years, a quarter went by without a tech IPO in the U.S. Naturally, there has been a great deal of commentary and speculation as to why that is. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing Dealogic data, Q1 was only the fourth time this has […]
In the mobile internet age, checking email is simultaneously a nervous tic and, for many workers, a tether to the office, says The Atlantic in a very readable feature about email that discusses a most interesting question: Why does one of the world’s most reviled technologies keep winning? According to […]
I study disruptive technology, specifically innovative technology that gains so much momentum that it disrupts markets and ultimately businesses. In the past several years, disruptive technology has become so pervasive that I’ve had to further focus my work on studying only disruptive technologies that are impacting customer and employee behavior, […]
First we had the digital divide – the gap between the Internet “haves and “have-nots”. While the digital divide is not fully handled, 40% of people worldwide are online now. That’s 3.2 billion of us. The conversation has shifted to: “do we know what we’re doing with technology?”
Google announced the launch of a new way for businesses to keep track of their costs related to Google Cloud Platform and to avoid surprises on their bills. New Billing Alerts are available in beta to all Cloud Platform customers.
Back in May, Google released Cloud Deployment Manager in beta. It’s now generally available and ready for anybody to use for production. The tool lets you create, deploy, and manage Cloud Platform resources. You can create dynamic templates that describe your desired configuration and use it to create Cloud resources […]
The biggest challenge is not in the understanding or expertise associated with new technology. We can learn that. The biggest problem is our inability to recognize that the experience we have today is not the experience we need going forward.