‘DNA Printing’ in the Cloud, Part 1

The shape of the Genome poemis scattered stars; a twinkling netof orchestrated switchesMolecules drafted through millennia,coagulating endless dreams of water;Chemistry’s infinite creative palettesampling light and elementsdandelion suns, beheaded as aristocrats,lion-shorn — still imagine symbiotic airlifting their lost materials,on round, star-hair wings. — “The Human Genome: Poems on the Book of Life” by Gillian K. Ferguson […]

Supermicro: Our Motherboards Are Clean

Supermicro CEO Charles Liang on Tuesday informed customers that a leading third-party investigations company found “absolutely no evidence of malicious hardware” on its motherboards. The investigation was undertaken in response to Bloomberg’s recent claim that bad actors had inserted spy chips in the firm’s motherboards on behalf of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, China’s armed […]

Google Hasn’t Kept Promise to Stop Bubble-Wrapping Users: Report

Google hasn’t released consumers from its filter bubble — the package of personalized search results it delivers — despite having promised to do so, according to study results DuckDuckGo released Tuesday. DuckDuckGo’s findings: Most participants saw results unique to them, which could not be explained by changes in location, time, by being logged into Google, […]

Take Your Analytics Maturity to the Next Level

For all the hype surrounding advanced analytics, machine learning and other data innovations, a remarkable number of organizations are still using spreadsheets for analysis and arguing about data quality. In a recent Gartner survey, 87.5% of respondents had low data and analytics maturity, falling into “basic” or “opportunistic” categories. A good data and analytics strategy […]

Gartner Top 10 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations for 2019

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) is becoming increasingly involved in unprecedented areas of the modern-day enterprise. The focus of I&O leaders is evolving far beyond technology elements like data centers, colocation and the cloud to instead encompass more about how an organization’s I&O can support and enable business strategy. There is a dramatic evolution of I&O […]