The future of computing is in “the cloud,” but could we soon find the cloud is actually at the bottom of the sea? Microsoft is experimenting with undersea data centers to overcome common terrestrial computing problems. But does the idea hold water?d
Less than a month after schools in rural North Carolina areas were faced with the impact of lack of access to high-speed internet in the face of new virtual learning guidelines, the state is providing solutions.
When many of us were growing up, the iconic words of Alice Cooper were music to our ears. But how do students across different socioeconomic and locational spectrums literally deal with the fact that school is (at least for now) out forever?
Remember when Google was just a young fledgling startup amongst a field of giants such as Yahoo, Netscape, AskJeeves, and MSN? How like most innocent startups wanting to change the world they directed you TO the world through cutting edge search optimization that took the user to what you wanted, as fast as possible? Well now the fledging has suddenly become the bully on the block.
When I started working on websites over twenty years ago, the World Wide Web was going to change the world in a positive way. We had the best of intentions: to create an environmentally friendly way to communicate. But over the last twenty years, society’s unquenchable thirst for rich media has instead taken a toll on the environment.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Google Loon! Skywatchers of central North Carolina were treated to an unusual sight this week when balloon HBAL227 flew through the region.