IE Radio 7/19/2012 130 comments
Andrew Blum is the author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, the first book-length look at the physical heart of the Internet itself.
When not immersed in the Internet’s depths, Blum writes about architecture, design, technology, urbanism, art, and travel. Since 1999, his articles and essays have appeared in Wired, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Bloomberg Business Week, Metropolis, Popular Science, Gizmodo, The Atlantic Online, Architectural Record, and Slate, among others. He has degrees in literature from Amherst College and in human geography from the University of Toronto, and lives in his native New York City with his wife, daughter, and a black shepherd mix.
Smarter Cloud Clan Radio 7/17/2012 109 comments
An author, industry speaker, and respected industry analyst, Peter Bendor-Samuel founded Everest Group in 1991. An expert in outsourcing and global services, he has won a variety of awards. He formerly worked at Ernst & Young and EDS.
Smarter Analytics Clan Radio 7/12/2012 83 comments
Dr Alag is VP of Engineering at NextBio, which provides a scientific, cloud-based platform to aggregate and interpret large quantities of genomic data for research and clinical applications. He is also the author of "Collective Intelligence in Action," a study of the underlying algorithms and technical implementation of Web-based data gathering and mining techniques like analyzing trends, discovering relationships, and making predictions.