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Finally, Microsoft joint the cloud race with its Office Suite 365. Microsoft will join Google, Apple, and others in the competition.
In rolling out Office 365, the online version of its ubiquitous Microsoft Office suite, the Redmond, Wash., technology giant is looking to catch up to rival Google Inc. in the race to move business software residing on local computers to remote data centers accessible from anywhere.
Office Suite 365 shows that Microsoft knows the computing trend. But Preston Gralla said, Microsoft is not serious yet. I am agree with that. I believe that Office Suite 365 is a Microsoft’s attempt to test the market and the race.
For days, I searched for a blog post or a book about ideology behind Apple products. Something that could explain the basic reason why somebody become apple geek. Finally, I found an interesting blog post on macworld about iCloud Theology.
In a sense, these three companies’ cloud services do represent three different concepts of God. Google is an Old Testament, theist-style cloud all the way: He through whom all blessings and punishments come, who must be praised and supplicated; without the Cloud, you are nothing and have nothing. iCloud represents more of a Deist ideal. The Cloud exists, but its presence is more to be felt than seen; if it does its job right, iCloud will instill great doubt that it even exists, or that it takes any notice of us at all.
Amazon is a form of agnosticism. You don’t know if you really believe in it or not, but you do know that on the third weekend of every month this pointy building near the center of town throws a really great bake sale.
The more I think about it, the more I’m convinced I’m on to something with these ideas about God and iCloud. Some atheists derisively describe God as “Your magic friend who lives in the clouds,” after all. I’m perfectly fine with that concept, if this new magical friend makes sure I’ll never again find myself 3000 miles from home with a hard drive that’s making crunchy noises instead of retrieving the Keynote files I’ll need for the four hours of talks I traveled there to deliver.
I mean, at the time I prayed to my previous, analog God for deliverance… and a fat lot of good that did me.
I am currently testing post2blog application. I used to use windows live writer. It is actually a good application for blogging. But finally, I found it to heavy for my small machine. Therefore, I am looking for a better blogging tools that is light and powerfull. Google let me found post2blog. Several review said, that Post2Blog is nice and I actually agree with that. Post2blog is little bit snappy on my little machine. But, I have to take a longer observation on the tools to make more comprehensive conclusion.
Firefox 5 may be better than Firefox 4. I feel Firefox is to slow to run in my netbook. I think it is because Firefox 4 consume big memory than the previous browser, Firefox 3. Then, there is Firefox 5. When I run it for the first time, I feel it little bit snappy than Firefox 4. It is simply faster. It just acknowledge what Mathew Shaer from CSM said.
Firefox 5 is here. Mozilla says the newest version of its browser delivers over "1,000 improvements," including plenty of patches and fixes, and a "Do Not Track" feature to help bolster the privacy of users. Also on-board Firefox 5: The ability to play CSS animations, and the capability to instantly tinker with Firefox add-ons, without slowing down the show or shutting off the browser.
Pentax Q is currently Pentax new achievement. Finally, Pentax succeeded to make a smallest interchangeable-lens camera. This is important, while another producers have long been to play with compact interchangeable-lens camera, Pentax Q is a new comer. Pentax Q is Pentax’s debut on the field. But it is interesting to know that Pentax want to be a different player. They released a smallest one.
The Pentax Q’s physical dimensions are significantly smaller than the two most-compact interchangeable-lens cameras we’ve seen before the Q was announced today. At just 1.2 inches deep, 3.9 inches wide, and 2.3 inches tall, the Pentax Q is tinier in every dimension than the Sony Alpha NEX-C3 (1.31 by 4.38 by 2.38 inches) and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 (1.28 by 4.24 by 2.64 inches). It’s much lighter, too, clocking in at 7.1 ounces with a battery and storage card inserted, compared with the Alpha NEX-C3′s 10-ounce weight and the Lumix GF3′s 9.31-ounce weight with the same insertions.
Finally. Apple sent out a press release announcing it will unveil it’s new cloud service called iCloud at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6. Cult of Mac news editor John Brownlee chatted with readers about the upcoming announcement, speculations, if cloud computing is all it’s cracked up to be, and anything else Mac addicts dared throw his way.
I think, iCloud will be the next Apple’s empire. Few years ago, before Apple revealed iTunes, music industries is on danger because of piracy and selling decline. Apple’s application then revolutionized music industries and make it more dynamics. Few Months ago, before Apple revealed its first ipad, everybody doubt about the Apple’s odd gadget. Nobody predicted that ipad will be the next trend on computer world.
Guardian, make a coverage about Indonesia’s tweeps. And there will be more coverage about Indonesia’s tweeps by local and international media. few weeks ago, cnn just make a coverage titled “Indonesia: twitter nation”. cnn cited story of our hypocrite minister.
For example, when America’s First Lady Michelle Obama shook hands with Indonesia’s conservative Muslim information minister whose beliefs forbid him touching women who are not relatives, it was one of Twitter’s trending topics and created a punch line for comedian Stephen Colbert thousands of miles away on U.S. television.
guardian also cite another trending topics from Indonesia.
A lot can be done in 140 characters. Earlier this year, when Indonesian minister Salim Segaf Al-Jufrie was spotted driving in a bus lane in Jakarta, he was photographed by an angry, and likely traffic-bound, resident. The picture was posted on Twitter, instantly attracting thousands of comments, many calling for his resignation. But the minister responded quickly. "Thanks for all the response and input on today’s incident," he tweeted. "It’s a valuable lesson for me and my staff." The next day, he reported his own law-breaking to police and was fined 500,000 Rupiah (£35).
this months, Timnas Indonesia, Christian Gonzales, and Irfan Bachdim occasionally promoted on the trending topics. today, Timnas Indonesia and Christian Gonzales are on the top twitter’s trending topics. it just indicate how big is Indonesia’ tweeps. and, its true, Indonesia is now a twitter nation.
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Wikipedia‘s style of collaborative production has been lauded, lambasted, and satirized. Despite unease over its implications for the character (and quality) of knowledge, Wikipedia has brought us closer than ever to a realization of the century-old pursuit of a universal encyclopedia. Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia is a rich ethnographic portrayal of Wikipedia’s historical roots, collaborative culture, and much debated legacy.
so, wikipedia now is a culture. Reager said, it is a culture of collaboration.