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  • Explainer 13 – All these clouds

    We swear we’re not spying on you You ever had a conversation in real life with someone then you get served an ad that’s specific to that private conversation? Yeah, me too. Mine was about cooking bologna on a camping trip and the next thing I know I’m getting served camping gear ads in my…

  • We can beat Skynet

    <![endif]–> We can beat Skynet By Joe Rodgers Team, I’m trying something new. I’ve got a new workflow that will work well for the newsletter, one that will allow daily posts that are share worthy. If you hate this format and frequency, let me know, defriend me and unsubscribe. If you like it, let me…

  • Explainer #12 – Bitcoin, to the moon!

      BITCOIN, TO THE MOON Bitcoin broke $6,000 USD over the weekend, which is a milestone many thought would never happen. Of all the naysayers, Jaime Dimon has been one of the most outspoken. Dimon is the chairman of JP Morgan Chase, and it’s in his best interest to prop up the dollar and bash…

  • Explainer #11 – Thinking inside the box

    There’s AI inside this Box I remember back in 2011 Box came out with 50GB free cloud storage for it’s users. That’s still a good deal today. Box has been making a big push towards enterprise customers but I’ve always thought of them as another cloud storage player. Fast forward to the Boxworks 2017 and…

  • Explainer #10 – AI in your ear is just the tip of the iceberg

    Subscribe | Share When two dull companies get together… Office Depot announced it’s $1B acquisition of Compucom this week. Office Depot has seen revenues slide thanks to online disruption and CompuCom has seen HW/services rev slide due to increased competition from all fronts. So what’s the logical thing to do? M&A? You’re damn right. I’ve…

  • Explainer #9 – The religion of singularity

    Subscribe | Share Welcome to October It’s the time of year down South where you want to sit on the patio and do 12 ounce curls. I had a crazy weekend playing VR and crying about football games. I can’t stop thinking about VR AR and a ton of news happened this week! I read a…

  • Explainer #8 – The robots are coming

    Subscribe | Share The lines have been drawn On the road that is. This week Silicon Valley was very active in the self-driving car wars. We saw a lot of action in the form of partnerships, lawsuits, and new rides. Waymo and Intel are facebook official They formally announced their partnership this week, which isn’t…

  • Explainer 7 - The week we lost an explorer

    Explainer #7 – The week we lost an explorer

    Subscribe | Share The week we lost an explorer The most important news this week has to do with something out of this world. Our trusty space explorer Cassini ended it’s 13 year expedition in spectacular form, a silent kamikaze into Saturn’s atmosphere. Cassini beamed back breathtaking images for more than a decade and I…

  • Explainer #6 – Another storm

    Subscribe | Share Another storm I don’t want to get desensitized to natural disasters but damn it’s been a hell of a couple weeks. Thank goodness the internet doesn’t disappoint. This week was all about hacks, k8s, and AI killing us all. I did quite a bit of back end work to make the signup…

  • Explainer #5 - VMworld Image

    Explainer #5 – Pretty cloudy this week

    If you’re receiving this for the first time, thank you for the sub! If this was forwarded to you by a friend, they did this because they really care about you and want you to subscribe. Pretty Cloudy This Week This week we saw a ton of announcements from VMware, everyone can finally shut up…