My name is Bill, I am a recent graduate in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State University and this is a place for me to post or give my 2 cents on the fascinating world of technology. I am now working for a pretty big technology related company whose name I will leave out just to avoid any possible complications, however far-fetched them happening may be. Music gets included from time to time as well.

August 15, 2014 6:46 pm

How dentists can use #gamification to increase patient traffic and improve retention #UX


How dentists can use #gamification to increase patient traffic and improve retention #UX

6:38 pm August 13, 2014 9:40 pm
"Because the Internet has been around a lot longer than these agile principles, I argue that the real catalyst for the startups and technology disruptors we see nowadays was the widespread, affordable availability of cloud resources. The chance of deploying infrastructure on demand without long-term commitments, anywhere in the world, and with an option to scale it up and down on the fly decreased the cost of innovation dramatically."

Deploy or Die via SoftLayer Blog

And we would take it one more step and say that mobile and the app paradigm was the accelerator.  Everything prior, from the Internet, to API’s, to the cloud all helped lead us to this point, and now mobile is the Trojan horse that has infiltrated the corporate structure and upended the normal order of things.  Now the disruption is happening everywhere and it is all available and controlled from your smartphone ad tablet.

(via enhatch)

(via enhatch)

9:04 pm
"Yesterday, the 20,000 customers who use a Lansing Michigan web hosting company called Liquid Web had some big internet problems. The reason: the internet grew too big for the memory chips in the company’s Cisco routers."
12:44 am

I believe a lot of the hardships we face today, and I’m sure I’m far from the first to think this, boils down to one simple fact; we live in a time where information and intellectual property are the most important resources and yet have the least economic value.

August 12, 2014 10:42 pm
Corporate America Hasn't Been Disrupted

It’s hard to say that regulation is what’s making the capital-intensive industries difficult to break into.  Nonetheless, this is a good read and presents a startling image of what is going on.

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