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What About My Big Data?

by Mike Harvey

Posted on Sun Jun 22, 2014



That's right. I have big data too. or at least I will soon. So now that all the hooplah over the last few years around HTML5 vs Native app is beginning to die down a bit (not entirely), what's the next big technology game changer? You probably won't be surprised to know that it is push technology. With the epidemic proliferation of mobile devices, we're all getting hooked on the real-time nature of the content to our phones and tablets and whatever. Where are opportunities lies here remains to be seen but we're starting to get a glimpse of where the traction is.

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RIA and SaaS are For Real

by Mike Harvey

Posted on Sat Jun 21, 2014

Tags: RIA||SaaS||Trends||Development

After spending nearly 30 years in the IT Industry, I have experienced first-hand some pretty incredible developments in technology. My experience harkens back to the days of the BBB, Mosaic browser, punch cards, and mainframes in the computer lab to compile my homework. To some of you that may be “civil war” stuff. But I remember how excited I was about the possibilities when I connected my 300 baud modem to Prodigy (yes I said it) so I could upload my first web page complete with gray background and blinking links. Compared to today’s technology, the “ooo-ahhs” of the 80s are caveman paintings. But the possibilities were enough to get me hooked for life.

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