Overheard: Word of the Day:

October, 2007


October 19, 2007  9:59 AM

Overheard: Definition for Web 3.0



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Rdf, Semantic web, Technology, Web 2.0, Web 3.0

nova_spivack.jpg "Web 3.0, in my opinion is best defined as the third-decade of the Web (2010 - 2020), during which time...

October 19, 2007  9:17 AM

Overheard: Old-fashioned desktop phones



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft Windows, Technology, Telecom, Unified Communications

bill_gates.gif "Ten years from now, when people see a movie with an old desktop phone, you'll say, 'Oh yeah, we used to have...


October 16, 2007  5:34 PM

Overheard: Tech acquisitions psychic predictions



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
IBM, JBoss, Oracle, Red Hat, Sun

marcfleury.jpg "My money would go on IBM buying SUN at this point. But again, at the end of the day,...


October 16, 2007  2:48 PM

Overheard: Do you really need a 4 terabyte hard drive? YES!



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Storage, Technology

eric_gwinn.gif "The Library of Congress has 20.5 million cataloged books in its classification system. Half that collection...


October 15, 2007  6:19 PM

Overheard: The problem with Steve Ballmer



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Technology

ballmer2.gif "Bill Gates is leaving Microsoft, probably because he knows nothing can be done to plug the holes in the sinking...


October 14, 2007  4:33 PM

Overheard: SOA, 2B or not 2B an acronym?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Acronyms, SOA

joe_mckendrick2.gif "Typically, it's either a word or it's not. No two ways about it. You don't hear anyone talking about...


October 14, 2007  2:51 PM

Overheard: Armed robot deployments within ten years?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
military technology, Robotics

james_canton.jpg "Instead of units with 2,000 soldiers and 150 robots, this equation might be turned around within a decade....


October 14, 2007  2:16 PM

Overheard: Spammers are just direct mailers



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
certified email, Email marketing, Spam, Technology

daniel_terdiman.jpg "But spammers are not dumb. They're just direct mailers. They're going for...


October 14, 2007  12:51 PM

Overheard: Data analysis is scary



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data analysis, DataManagement, Technology

rachel_hinman.jpg "Part of what makes data analysis scary is: 1) There is a lot of data and 2) It...


October 13, 2007  4:11 PM

Quiz: What are these people talking about?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
quiz

DIRECTIONS: These are real statements from real people discussing real technology in the...


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