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November 17, 2007  2:27 PM

Overheard: Robots take over distribution centers at Walgreens and Staples

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Distribution Lists, Robotics, Robots, Supply Chain Management, Technology

kiva_systems.jpg The scene is a constant swirl of activity, like a ballroom dance, with dozens of robots and pods in motion...

November 17, 2007  2:02 PM

Overheard: It’s not your father’s joystick

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
gaming, Guitar Hero, prediction, Technology

guitar-hero.jpe "Though many popular games still employ a standard controller, the most popular...

November 17, 2007  1:43 PM

Overheard: Open source inspires strange bedfellows

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Dell, Open source, Servers, Solaris, Sun, Technology

matt-assay.jpg "If you want proof that open source is turning the world on its head, look no further than

November 17, 2007  1:23 PM

Overheard: What’s inside IBM’s Blue Cloud

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Google, Hadoop, IBM, MapReduce

erick-schonfeld.jpg "Blue Cloud is based on an open-source project called

November 17, 2007  1:37 AM

Overheard: Moore’s law

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Moore's law, Technology

gordon_moore.jpg "I'm through with making predictions. Get it right once and quit." Gordon Moore,

November 17, 2007  1:36 AM

Overheard: Rackspace chiller must have given him nightmares

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
chiller, Cooling, Data Center, Hosted services, Technology

lanham_napier.gif Since the recent Dallas/Fort Worth data center downtime event, we have been doing a lot of communicating...

November 17, 2007  1:27 AM

Quiz: Overheard in the blogosphere (November 16, 2007)

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
quiz, Technology

DIRECTIONS: These are real statements from real people discussing real technology. We've removed one word from each quote....

November 16, 2007  12:48 PM

Overheard: ERP software is a serious relationship

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
ERP, Technology

rebecca-gill.jpg "For almost twenty years we have had people ask for demonstration copies of our...

November 16, 2007  1:58 AM

Overheard: Steampunk gets some mainstream press

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
steampunk, Technology

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November 15, 2007  12:06 AM

Overheard: Tech support in the middle ages

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video Adapter

In a recent interview with BBC news, Gordon Moore said "Forty years ago, computers were in glass rooms tended to by a core of monks that knew how to do the proper incantations." For your entertainment, the proper...

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