The Gestalt IT Rundown is your weekly look at the IT news of the week. We had a technical issue with the video this week, but we’ve got the latest headlines and takes for you right here anyway. This week saw a ton of AI news, a key new API for G Suite, Android Things changes, and yet another massive data breach.
A recent survey polled people to find the most recognizable company logos. We look at what IT companies resonate across the world.
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, we’re reviewing some of the big announcements coming out of Microsoft Build, Google IO and a NetApp Analyst Day.
Gmail doesn’t distinguish if you put extra dots in your email. Netflix does. Oh, not a problem you say? Bruce Schneier shows how two mundane data practices can come together to create a security exploit.
Will 2018 be the year of Augmented Reality? Rich Stroffolino breaks down why the landscape for AR fundamentally changed in 2017, but why inertia might keep it from emerging in the short term.
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss if Google’s new certification program will displace A+, what are the public cloud impacts of the Spectre bug, and the Bob Ross of Machine Learning.
On this iteration of Gestalt IT Networking News:
– We talk to Cisco engineer Nick Russo for IT Origins
– The Gestalt IT Rundown discusses crowdsourcing in IT with ZeroTier
– The On-Premise IT Roundtable discusses if network automation will take all of our jobs
Plus great reads from Russ White, Tom Hollingsworth and Pete Welcher!
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the news of the week, including public cloud earnings, fog computing, crowdfunded enterprise IT, and Backblaze’s hard drive reliability numbers.
SNIA and hyperscalers are working together on storage standards to better optimize for their particular needs. SNIA’s Mark Carlson recently gave a talk describing how the DePop standard was developed to get around the problem of tail latency seen in these massive scale-out data centers.
Google+ user (yes that’s still a thing) Nathan K. has taken it upon himself to dig deep into the confusion USB-C and Thunderbolt 3. In this installment, he’s created a handy cheat sheet to show how cable length should be a good indicator of capability with this new confusing standard. It’s a handy reference.