Category Archives: Cloud computing

Classroom in the Cloud: Innovative Ideas for Higher Level Learning

Get your head in the cloud! In this easy-to-use primer, the author of bestseller Going Google teams up with Twitter’s The Nerdy Teacher to demonstrate how cloud-based instruction can work for your school. With cloud computing, students connect with teachers, … Continue reading

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What Occupy Wall Street Can Take from Gov 2.0

Occupy has grown into a legitimate social movement and should be using cutting-edge cloud technologies to organize, communicate and reduce its vulnerability to raids and property seizure. Gov 2.0 and its elevation of social media as an accepted channel for … Continue reading

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The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete

Read Scientists are trained to recognize that correlation is not causation, that no conclusions should be drawn simply on the basis of correlation between X and Y (it could just be a coincidence). Instead, you must understand the underlying mechanisms … Continue reading

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Office 365 – Online Software Hosted in the Cloud

Read It’s familiar Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools delivered through the cloud. Everyone can work together easily with anywhere access to email, web conferencing, documents, and calendars. It includes business-class security and is backed by Microsoft. Whether you are … Continue reading

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Chromebook From Samsung Has Its Head in the Cloud

Read You can say all kinds of nice things about Google’s Chromebook laptop concept. You can say it’s ahead of its time. Or that it’s thinking way, way outside the box. Or that, as failures go, at least this one … Continue reading

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Google Cloud Connect

Read Google Cloud Connect is a plug-in for Microsoft Office® 2003, 2007, and 2010 that lets you share and edit Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents simultaneously with other people in your organization. You get the collaboration benefits of Google … Continue reading

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The Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011 – Transformations 2.0

Read As ICT continues to drive innovation, productivity, and efficiency gains across industries as well as to improve citizens’ daily lives, The Global Information Technology Report 2010–2011 takes a forward look on occasion of the 10th anniversary of its publication. … Continue reading

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Evolving the eLearning Experience for the 21st Century

Read A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Strategic Direction Paper

Read “Cloud computing is a new way of delivering computing resources, not a new technology.” The Australian Government Cloud Computing Strategic Direction Paper describes the whole of government policy position on cloud computing. The strategy states that: agencies can choose … Continue reading

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How new Internet standards will deliver a mobile revolution

Read As the Web experience evolves, smartphones may soon live up to their name, and every business’s mobile strategy will grow in importance. An arcane-sounding change with potentially significant implications for consumers and businesses is under way on the Web: … Continue reading

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