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Viewing entries posted in 2014

Bitcoin accepted here? Part 2: Getting the merchants on board

Part two of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: the regulatory issues and what is needed for merchant acceptance.

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Cloud needs a one-click solution

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

Joe Topjian looks at the strong similarities between web hosting and infrastructure and platforms as a service. But still, he notes, if a user wants to host the application in the cloud, but still manage it themselves, where’s the one-click installer for the cloud?

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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 1: Issues and challenges

Part one of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: the issues and challenges surrounding Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

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Future of the internet to be discussed at Cyber Summit

Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

Clearly, we need to change how our networks operate. And with the escalating demands of scientists who want to move big data, as well as everyday consumers who want to stream movies from any device in any location, this change needs to come soon.

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The tech behind the music part two: Virtualization

David Ackerman, Senior Developer

In my last post, I talked about how the shift from analog to digital tools revolutionized the way we can edit audio, and how we’ve been able to “virtualize” expensive audio gear, like compressors, into much more affordable plugins. But this is only where virtualization starts to get interesting.

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The tech behind the music

David Ackerman, Senior Developer

In this post, David Ackerman discusses how the state of the art has evolved since the introduction of digital audio and virtualization of analogue gear.

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You can automate that

Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

Wondering if you should look into automation?

 The Cyber Summit will be running a full-day workshop on getting started, along with a session on the culture changes needed to introduce automation to big or small work environments.

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What I learned from mining Dogecoin

UK developer Andy Dwelly describes his ups and downs with setting up a Dogecoin mining rig.

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Academics can crowdfund too

Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

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Crowdfunding is now being used by a surprising variety of groups outside of the startup or commercial space, including researchers and academics.

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Just say no to the mainstream

Alex Valiushko, Dev Op and Network Engineer

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Using an Android device has become the latest “fad” for tech-savvy folks, particularly when the hackers come in.

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