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Verizon and Akamai Working in Partnership in SAAS

April 30th, 2007 |
Verizon and Akamai Working in Partnership in SAAS

Chris Gesell, director of IT Solutions with Verizon, and Willie Tejada, vice president of Application Performance Solutions for Akamai, talk candidly about what Verizon and Akamai believe regarding the future of SAAS. Since Akamai’s relationship with Verizon is instrumental for ...
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A. (anonymous)

A. (anonymous)

A. (anonymous) is an independent film made here, in St. Louis, directed by Daniel Bowers. It’s an improvised comedy mockumentary about a support group for anyone with any kind of problem. It’s been shown in festivals around the country and ...
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Green energy is the new flower of Scotland

April 30th, 2007 |
Green energy is the new flower of Scotland

Professor Patrick Corbett, from Heriot-Watt’s energy institute, knows that oil companies like BP and Shell are serious about their investments in green energy technologies. He has tracked their contributions for a long time, and believes that their involvement is much ...
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College Admissions is a Zinch

April 30th, 2007 |
College Admissions is a Zinch

The college admissions process was such a pain that it inspired Mick Hagen with the idea for a company. Zinch.com is all about helping students showcase themselves for college admissions officers. As Hagen says, there’s a lot more to students ...
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eBay Demo Expo: Prototype eBay tagcloud gets emotional

April 30th, 2007 |
eBay Demo Expo: Prototype eBay tagcloud gets emotional

I was one of the few outsiders to visit eBay and witness an internal “Demo Expo.” The Demo Expo was a way for employees to come up with a new technology or feature and show it off to eBay’s employees ...
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eBay Demo Expo: Second Life prototype

April 30th, 2007 |
eBay Demo Expo: Second Life prototype

I was one of the few outsiders to visit eBay and witness an internal “Demo Expo.” The Demo Expo was a way for employees to come up with a new technology or feature and show it off to eBay’s employees ...
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eBay Demo Expo: Prototype eBay Toolbar

April 30th, 2007 |
eBay Demo Expo: Prototype eBay Toolbar

I was one of the few outsiders to visit eBay and witness an internal “Demo Expo.” The Demo Expo was a way for employees to come up with a new technology or feature and show it off to eBay’s employees ...
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The details behind eBay’s Demo Expo, internal innovation competition

April 30th, 2007 |
The details behind eBay’s Demo Expo, internal innovation competition

I was one of the few outsiders to visit eBay and witness an internal “Demo Expo.” Here, Max Mancini, senior director of eBay’s Platform Innovation Team, gives me the details behind the Demo Expo. The Expo was a way for ...
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eBay Demo Expo: EXCLUSIVE: New eBay Web 2.0 To Go Widget now shipping

April 30th, 2007 |
eBay Demo Expo: EXCLUSIVE: New eBay Web 2.0 To Go Widget now shipping

I was one of the few outsiders to visit eBay and witness an internal “Demo Expo.” The Demo Expo was a way for employees to come up with a new technology or feature and show it off to eBay’s employees ...
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Taking Control of the IT Complexity Crisis

April 30th, 2007 |
Taking Control of the IT Complexity Crisis

Enterprises are turning to IT to automate and simplify business processes, but as a result, IT systems are becoming more complex and difficult to manage. One of the major points of business impact within IT — enterprise Web applications — ...
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Beth Lowery Speaks

April 30th, 2007 |
Beth Lowery Speaks

During the New York International Auto Show, I spoke with Beth Lowery, GM‘s vice president of environment & energy. A woman in what is typically a man’s world, Lowery is one of the best at not giving away anything she ...
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Blogging Evangelism Advice From Guy Kawasaki

April 29th, 2007 |
Blogging Evangelism Advice From Guy Kawasaki

Well-known blogger, marketer and venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki, gives tips on how to write a great blog and discusses how he became ranked as blogger number 24 on Technorati. Speaking from his home in California, he meets with Marketing Voices’s ...
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Forget alternative energies in the short term: we need to save, save, save

April 29th, 2007 |
Forget alternative energies in the short term: we need to save, save, save

Forget alternative energies: in the short term the only feasible solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum dependencies is energy efficiency. There is much to be gained, especially in the U.S., where energy consumption per person has risen above ...
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Graham Leggat

Graham Leggat

The San Francisco International Film Society has a new director, Graham Leggat. He (and about 50 other people, he tells me) put on a spectacular opening night for the 50th Anniversary. It’s the oldest film festival in America and it’s ...
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Check out the future: student Adam Kreek designs biodiesel plant

April 28th, 2007 |
Check out the future: student Adam Kreek designs biodiesel plant

It’s exciting to see young engineers excited about designing new green energy technologies. Meet one of them: Adam Kreek. Adam designed and built a (small scale!) biodiesel plant in the basement of my university building, which takes waste oils and ...
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There’s energy in Silicon Valley: VCs jump on green energy investments

April 27th, 2007 |
There’s energy in Silicon Valley: VCs jump on green energy investments

Silicon Valley is buzzing, but not just because of software and hardware investments. The new boom is in green energy technologies. James Horn is an investment manager for Noventi, one of the many Venture Capitalist firms excited about the energy ...
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High-Tech Dentists

April 27th, 2007 |
High-Tech Dentists

On your next visit to the dentist, you might notice a computer monitor to the side of that ergonomic chair. That’s because software designed to manage a dental practice from companies like Dentrix is being used not only to automate ...
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Websites and Social Media: Marketing Voices Special Edition from AdTech

April 27th, 2007 |
Websites and Social Media: Marketing Voices Special Edition from AdTech

The President of the Web Marketing Association, Bill Rice believes that using social media on Website should be a “no brainer.” But in many industries like financial services, social media is tough to sell. In an interview at the AdTech ...
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About LoFi Saint Louis

About LoFi Saint Louis

LoFi Saint Louis is an online video show hosted and produced by respected vlogger, Bill Streeter, winner of Favorite Non-Fiction Entertainment Vloggie 2006. Bill’s weekly programming brings band interviews, festivals, indie culture, and obscure rock n’ roll to a digital ...
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The Next Gear

April 27th, 2007 |
The Next Gear

Over the past few years, advancements in safety and design, technology, fuel efficiency, alternative fuels (and the vehicles that rely on them) have transformed the automotive industry. Matt Kelly, host of the Next Gear on PodTech.net, invites you to join ...
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Color Coordinated!

April 27th, 2007 |
Color Coordinated!

GM‘s Creative Designer, Chris Webb, is a colorful character. His job is to find the hottest trends in color and to translate that to vehicles. His work is evident in the Chevy Beat, Groove and Trax, the three concept ...
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Photowalking 8, part II, with Thomas Hawk: stunt bikes, tide pools, and surfers in Half Moon Bay

April 26th, 2007 |
Photowalking 8, part II, with Thomas Hawk: stunt bikes, tide pools, and surfers in Half Moon Bay

Here we continue our Photowalk around Half Moon Bay with a 600mm monster lens where we take photos of people looking at tide pools, stunt bikers jumping over rocks, and more surfers. All while meeting some of the 25 people ...
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Are nuclear power plants economically feasible?

April 26th, 2007 |
Are nuclear power plants economically feasible?

You may like them or you may not, but nuclear power plants will no doubt be proposed as alternatives to coal-fired power plants. Yes, the nuclear waste problem is significant, but nuclear plants emit negligble amounts of green house gases, ...
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IT Infrastructure Goes Offshore

April 26th, 2007 |
IT Infrastructure Goes Offshore

Beyond the help desk, there are a number of technologies that have been around for years, but today there are more and more intuitive tools that allow for better automation. Now the IT organization can turn the dial, depending on ...
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EquaTerra’s Chris Holder Uses WebEx System Management

EquaTerra’s Chris Holder Uses WebEx System Management

EquaTerra needed a better way to manage its geographically-dispersed IT assets. With WebEx System Management, EquaTerra’s one-person IT department gained full control over global asset management without hiring additional employees or relying on user intervention. WebEx System Management enabled the ...
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