The Wisdom Of Our Personal Crowds

Wisdom is defined as knowledge combined with judgement that allows us to choose the option that is best.  Certain crowds are said to possess wisdom, and given the proper tools this wisdom can be extracted (or created). Many people inherently believe and trust that crowds can decide better than individuals: judges’ decisions can be appealed […]

Forecast: Scattered Clouds, With Increasing Atmospheric Integration

Get your head into the clouds.  Now.  There is increasing buzz this month about online clouds – the services that host our applications, contain our data, and can scale on demand.  Those who recall grid computing or mesh computing or distributed computing will understand the concept behind clouds: computing services as a utility, like electricity or water.  […]