links for 2008-11-22
By Bob Rhubart-Oracle on Nov 21, 2008
LewisC gets it done in one sentence: "Cloud computing is using the internet to access someone else's software running on someone else's hardware in someone else's data center while paying only for what you use."
"Under the tongue-in-cheek pretense of combating copyright violations, Monty Python now has its very own channel on YouTube," Thomas Claburn reports.
Paul McDougal reports that IBM has "disclosed a program under which it has partnered with five research universities to develop computers that operate in a manner similar to the human brain."
Thomas Claburn reports on Google's recruitment of users to create videos for the site's Help Center, and on how "more traditional companies would incur a cost creating user support content."
Recommendations on how to devise an architecture to keep your Siebel application running. According the Robert Smyth,
"This is one of the many benefits of owning both the application and the technology stack."