Ever since I first published here my tentative list of Top 50 Bloggers on
Cloud Computing it became clear that an expansion would be needed before too
long. Thanks to community feedback via my Twitter account
(http://twitter.com/jg21) here goes - just three months before Cloud
Expo Silicon Valley (November 7-10) - with an expanded roster, listed as
before in alphabetical order since I am making no attempt at this stage to
rank the various blogs, merely to map - and celebrate - their existence.
Dustin Amrhein | "A View from the Clouds"
Dave Asprey | "Cloudy Words"
Ian Bergin | "Clouded Issues"
Randy Bias | "Cloudscaling"
Rick Blaisdell | "Rickscloud"
Steve Bobrowski | "The Cloud View"
Rene Buest | www.CloudUser.de
Larry Carvalho | "Robust Cloud"
Andrew M. Chapman | "MemorableURL.com"
Sam Charrington | "Cloud Pulse"
Colin Clark | "Cloud Event Processing"
Peter Coffee | cloudb... (more)
Shrinking your Url’s is all the rage nowadays. If you are on Twitter,
then odds are you have used one. Despite CodingHorror’s distaste for them
in his recent blog post on Url Shorteners: Destroying the Web since 2002,
they are a fact of life when we live in a world of 140 character status
So what’s a URL shrinking service anyway? Well, to put it simply, you
supply them with a URL, they then supply you with a shorter URL containing a
lookup “key”. When future requests are made to this shorter URL,
connections are routed to that services website where they convert the... (more)
... Or something more disturbing? So, Wikipedia is finally closing its doors
to unrestricted editing, why? Well because it was being abused - and the
reputation of the site was falling. When the Internet first came on the
scene, the data was 'good', because the people who used it, wanted ...
Kaazing Corporation, a web infrastructure software company that enables
customers to deliver fully interactive web applications with real-time
information, today announced the appointment of Frank Greco, as its Director
of Technology for the Americas. Mr. Greco will be responsible for
understanding customer technology requirements, leveraging his experience as
an architect for large-scale enterprise applications deployed by financial
"I'm excited to join Kaazing, a company that is creating innovative solutions
that enable customers to deliver network-intensive, h... (more)
Without a doubt, Social Computing is the preeminent phenomenon rising on the
second wave of the web, and the iPhone will become one of the dominant
clients for Social Computing in the mobile space.
That is the premiss of the fascinating iPhone Developer Summit (colocated
with AJAXWorld Conference & Expo) session "Social Computing: the iPhone as an
Ideal Platform" to be given in March by ICEfaces CTO Steve Maryka.
Summit delegates who attend this talk will find out how ICEfaces delivers the
goods today for development of web-based social computing applications.
"The open source ICE... (more)
“Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated” - a quote attributed
to Mark Twain but apropos for today’s PR industry.
I’ve seen several pieces of late, written by journalists and bloggers who
appear rushed to sound the death knell over public relations. “New media
and Web 2.0 changed the game,” they say, “and make public relations
Fact is - public relations expertise is more relevant, more important today
than ever before. Search engine marketing, social network marketing, Web 2.0
applications and the like have all served to increase - not decrease - the
value ... (more)