Robin Harris

Harris has been working with computers for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 in companies large and small. He introduced a couple of multi-billion dollar storage products (DLT, the first Fibre Channel array) to market, as well as a many smaller ones. Earlier he spent 10 years marketing servers and networks. After leaving corporate life he founded TechnoQWAN, a consulting and analyst firm. He also developed StorageMojo into one of the top storage industry blogs. Robin writes, consults, coaches and lives in Sedona, Arizona.

Ricardo Bilton

Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.

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3 simple ways to optimize for Google PageRank

3 simple ways to optimize for Google PageRank

A mathematical analysis of the PageRank algorithm shows there are 3 simple, legal things you can do to increase your PageRank score.These aren't bogus SEO techniques like hidden text, link spam and page cloaking that will get you banned from Google.

published December 3, 2007 by

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How smart is SMART?

How smart is SMART?

Most disk drives include a feature named SMART - Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology - intended to tell you if your drive is dying. Can you rely on it?

published November 26, 2007 by

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Google's secret home-brew 10 gigE switch

Google's secret home-brew 10 gigE switch

Has Google has built its own 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch - one far cheaper and power-efficient than existing switches - as it seeks to widen its infrastructure cost advantage over Yahoo, MSN and AOL?Andrew Schmitt, an analyst at Nyquist Capital makes the case.

published November 18, 2007 by

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The governmental-communications complex: net neutrality now!

The governmental-communications complex: net neutrality now!

This isn't about technologyGeorge Ou ought to be in marketing: his impassioned apology for Comcast's intrusive "network management" (see A rational debate on Comcast traffic management) almost makes sense.By dragging the discussion down into the details of cable's technical inadequacies he glosses over the important issues.

published November 7, 2007 by

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PS3 gamers are real world heroes

PS3 gamers are real world heroes

Quick, are gamers socially impaired, violence prone losers or technically hip, socially conscious good guys? The numbers don't lie: Sony Playstation3 participation is 30x that of Windows machines in Stanford's disease fighting Folding@home project.

published November 5, 2007 by

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