Many social networking services use follower counts to motivate higher usage among participants. Enterprises must develop a deeper understanding of influence.
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In a true "sign of the times", so to speak, someone reprogrammed an electric highway sign to warn motorists of impending zombies. Here are the photos.
The network architecture aboard Boeing's new 787 leaves the aircraft susceptible to infiltration by passengers during a flight. As reported by Wired:The computer network in the Dreamliner's passenger compartment, designed to give passengers in-flight internet access, is connected to the plane's control, navigation and communication systems, an FAA report reveals.
As fires continue to rage in Southern California, emergency responders and local residents alike are supported by rapidly-deployed IT systems.Government Computer News reports on the important role IT infrastructure plays in helping fire-fighting and communications:1.
One never hears the terms "simple" or "straightforward" in connection with IT project failures. Courtesy of Coding Horror, here's a visual demonstration showing how so-called improvements can turn wonderful simplicity into painful complexity.
By now, most everyone has heard about Digg, the popular social networking news site. Digg users vote for news stories, hoping to elevate their favorites to front page status.
Leo McKinstry (Daily Mail) writes about a project in the UK that is being deployed for the National Health Service (NHS). From the article:The Government warned that its flagship computer network for the NHS, which was meant to go on-line at the end of last year, is still hopelessly behind schedule and could end up costing over £20billion, more than £14 billion above its original estimate.