Cloud commentary

Bruce Tierney from Oracle covered my cloud talk at Gartner's application architecture conference a few weeks back - he highlights some points I think are important.

Gartner

Speaking tomorrow at Gartner's Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit on cloud computing and integration in Vegas at 9:45am: if you are there, please stop by to talk.

WESOA 2011 CFP – Cyprus!

Have again this year happily agreed to work the program committee for wesoa, the always useful workshop attached to icsoc. This year, wesoa will be in Cyprus, which should make my attendance a bit more challenging than last year's event in San Francisco...

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WESOA 2011

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Japanese Disaster Aid

Latest from the New York Times.

Please consider giving relief aid to Japan for the worst disaster since the second world war. Appended is a list of relief agencies accepting donations for Japanese relief work compiled by the Associated Press:

U.S. organizations accepting donations to assist Japan included:

Adventist (more...)

Money for nothing

A few years back I participated in a study on early stage investing in Russia - motivated by the fact that there is a lot of money staged by both the Russian government and Russian investors. What's become even more intriguing since then is the flow of Russian money to (more...)