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LocalData:  A Revolution in Community Planning?

LocalData: A Revolution in Community Planning?

More interesting stuff from the cloud.  Planetizen has a link to a FastCompany piece on LocalData, a web-based data application that could revolutionize community planning.  How so?  Well, as post author Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan suggests, suppose you are a community organizer in Detroit that want to help organize a local community garden program.  How could LocalData […]

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Cars Headed for the Cloud?

Cars Headed for the Cloud?

Well, not literally.  But in a recent press release, Ford announced it is exploring ways of increasing the efficiency of both gasoline-fueled and electric cars by linking them with cloud technology: At the Google I/O conference in May, Ford introduced its research and innovation into using the cloud to predict driver behavior in order to […]

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A Cloud Falls Over the Cloud

A Cloud Falls Over the Cloud

The Economist notes that problems with Amazon and Sony have raised real issues over the advisability of storing lots of sensitive data in the cloud: The two crises have also raised questions about the speed and quality of information provided by tech companies when confronted with systems failures. Details of what happened at Amazon Web […]

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