Mon.Jan 15, 2018

Making sense of what happened to Montecito

Doc Searls

Note the date on this map : That was more than a month before huge rains revised to red the colors in the mountains above Montecito. The LA Times also ran a story a week before last, warning about debris flows , which are like mud slides, but with lots of rocks.

A sense of direction (3)

Dave Snowden

I really should be cutting back on the email and task backlog at the moment but I keep getting distracted by the print of Cynefin on which I have made a growing body of notes so its probably best to get it out of the system.

Module 172

Cloud Computing and the Supply Chain of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2008 I gave a talk at a conference on The Promise and Reality of Cloud Computing.

Like two friends

Euen Semple

The internet could be like this if we wanted. “We We are like two friends sitting in the park on a lovely day talking about life, talking about our problems, investigating the very nature of our existence, and asking ourselves seriously why life has become such a great problem, why, though intellectually we are very sophisticated, yet our daily life is such a grind, without any meaning, except survival—which again is rather doubtful. Why has life, everyday existence, become such a torture?

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Cloud Computing and the Supply Chain of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2008 I gave a talk at a conference on The Promise and Reality of Cloud Computing. In his closing remarks , the conference organizer noted that most everyone had agreed that something big and profound was going on, but they weren’t quite sure what it was they were excited about. “There is a clear consensus that there is no real consensus on what cloud computing is,” he said. At the time, most people associated cloud with utility computing and IT-as-a-Service.