Personal cloud is a phrase I have heard being used for several years now. The image I have is a virtual storage cloud that contains all of your proprietary data through applications like Dropbox, Evernote and Google Drive. From what I’ve recently learned, this notion only scrapes the surface of both what is possible and what is unfolding right now.
Every two years, Moz surveys the opinions of dozens of the world’s brightest search marketers and runs correlation studies to better understand the workings of search engine algorithms. They gather this data to gain insight into the factors that may help—or hurt—a website’s visibility in search engines.
There seems to be little improvement in Australia’s economic outlook since Treasury’s pessimistic mid-year budget update issued before Christmas. Australia’s economy will likely remain slow for the rest of the year. The International Monetary Fund has downgraded economic growth and the forecasts reflect a continued slowdown in mining.
If you are in the online industry in some capacity, then you are aware of the ‘5th Annual Online Retailer Conference & eCommerce Expo’, being held at the Sydney convention and exhibition centre this week.
So what is the Internet? My answer is probably very close to your answer and the majority of the several billion people connected to it.
As usual, with this comic Randall Munroe of xkcd manages to raise several valid points in a humourous and engaging way. When I first read this I grinned and thought of all the furore Facebook endured a few years ago over their shifting privacy policies and settings, and all the fear-mongering that went along with them.