Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

TED: MIT Students Turn Internet Into a Sixth Human Sense

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Would it not be awesome to have a “Sixth Sense” ? Read the interesting article TED: MIT Students Turn Internet Into a Sixth Human Sense — Video and get impressed how a “Sixth Human Sense” might look like in the future.

The research project site is available here.

What The Hell Is Cloud Computing?

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

A classic: IT’s “enfant terrible” – Larry Ellison explain Cloud Computing in his irresistible nature (found on youtube):

If you ask yourself, is Larry Ellison really anti-cloud computing? This good post by William Hurley gives you a possible answer:

… Larry’s comments about cloud computing remind me of the times he bashed virtualisation back in the day. Everyone spread similar rumours then, and the transition from hatin’ to embracin’ looked almost identical.

In other words, Larry didn’t have an informed opinion the first time he was asked about virtualisation. Once he did, his story quickly changed from disparaging virtualisation to announcing Oracle VM, and eventually acquiring companies like Virtual Iron. So far my sources say the alleged cloud computing reversal is the same situation…

Fireside Chat with Greg Papadopoulos & Werner Vogels

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

I watched an absorbing discussion about Cloud Computing on cloudbooknet.

Former keynote speakers Greg Papadopoulos, CTO and EVP, Research and Development at Sun Microsystems and Werner Vogels, VP and CTO at Amazon.com, return to share their thoughts on the rise of Cloud Computing and what direction they see Amazon and Sun leading the evolution of the Cloud Computing industry and the opportunities it generates.

There are some more videos of Werner Vogels you can check out on cloudbook.net website – i can also recommend his nice blog All Things Distributed.

Seamus McManus: Beekeeper; Father of Cloud Computing

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

IBM is introducing in a funny video to Cloud Computing:

Power of the Pentatonic Scale

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Today Tim O’Reilly shared on Twitter a really awesome vimeo video from Bobby McFerrin who demonstrates the “Power of the Pentatonic Scale”. I embeded this video here in my blog:

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo.

Dreams…

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

I watched a very nice short movie from Honda today. For short it is about human dreams – here it is:

InfoClipz: Cloud Computing short introduction video

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

If you are new to the topic Cloud Computing and you are confused about some abbreviations in common use like IaaS, PaaS or SaaS take a look at this non technical short introduction video from infoworld:

InfoClipz: Cloud computing | Cloud Computing – InfoWorld

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Ignite OSCON 09

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Awesome video from the line-up session of the famous O’reilly’s Oscon 09 conference …