Anyone who has ever spent the night huddled on a rooftop surrounded by rising flood waters knows it’s terrifying. Alejandro Zelada, a survivor of massive floods in Buenos Aires in 2013, describes the experience. “It was like a wave, a tsunami, and all the furniture started to float”, said Zelada. “We only lost our belongings, but others lost their lives.”
Matt Asay has a smart piece over on InfoWorld about some ongoing struggles with OpenStack, as evidenced by Red Hat’s most recent earnings call.
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It begs the question: Are containers to blame?
As big as the community behind OpenStack has been, [Red Hat CEO Jim] Whitehurst declared Docker the “single biggest topic that comes up among … [Red Hat’s] leading [customers].” In fact, Whitehurst noted that he hears more from customers about Docker than OpenStack.
In the first official U.S. visit of China’s President Xi Jinping this week, nothing speaks louder than one single photo on China’s hopes for its high-tech diplomacy.
It’s the start of the fall TV season, and this week alone a ton of pilots have aired. You can’t always judge a show by its pilot —they’re usually filmed months before the rest of the show , and terrible pilots lead to great shows and vice versa. So how can you decide which show to invest in? Here are nine signs to look out for.
Yes, it’s that time again, when the Apple faithful/crazy line up way early to buy the next version of the iPhone, this time the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
This year, people are standing out in the elements — and sleeping there overnight — to buy a phone that looks identical to the one they already have, but with, um, an updated camera and a new kind of screen press.
Here are the lines, in cities around the world.
Above: Apple fans line up at the “Church of Apple” in New York to buy an iPhone 6s.
Periscoper Justin Harris reported that around 16 people were already camped out at the downtown San Francisco Apple Store Thursday night. Check it out here.
Above: This buyer, a media exec in Australia, sent a robot proxy to wait in the line. (photo: Mashable)
In a comment responding to Part 1 of my conversation with Forrester analyst Mark Grannan, Arjan van Rooijen, the chief evangelist with customer experience management platform provider SDL, said, “I strongly believe practitioners need to transform their practices to meet the demands of a digital era.” Technology
It commissioned interviews with 45 UK public sector decision makers in February on cloud computing issues. The majority of respondents (60%) …
Prior to the ISO certification, Google Drive has been certified as compliant with the SOC 2 and SOC 3 security standards for cloud computing.
You can search for all the Donald Trump videos, and this will bring up a video when Trump turns up only when someone asks Lady Gaga if she’s a Donald fan.
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Job J Stauffer of Telltale Games speaks with Forbes contributor Todd Kenreck on the challenges of bringing story to the Minecraft universe.