SD Times: Apps find new ways to spark interest in music
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SD Times: Apps find new ways to spark interest in music

Forget what you’ve heard about the music business. While it may be hard to feed a family of four on gigs, the market for musical gear and education is exploding. In 2014, new instruments and apps for learning how to play them are taking advantage of software and embedded technology. Take the fantastical circular keyboard … Continue reading

Electric Cloud e-book: Continuous Integration at Scale
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Electric Cloud e-book: Continuous Integration at Scale

Happy to reveal the final product for Electric Cloud, a company founded in 2002 by John Ousterhout, the creator of Tcl, and John Graham-Cumming. I’ve covered this company since its inception, so it was nice to take off the journalism hat for the first time and switch on my marketing brainiac helmet while still knowing so much about what … Continue reading

Dreamforce: Finding meaning in Salesforce’s success
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Dreamforce: Finding meaning in Salesforce’s success

Some tech companies manage to transcend technology. Under Steve Jobs, Apple defined itself as a purveyor of beautiful devices for artists and renegades. Under Marc Benioff, Salesforce is defining itself as a San Francisco-centric cultural force. His company’s annual Dreamforce conference, which this year hosted 140,000 attendees, celebrated SaaS, live music, philanthropic action, self-improvement, data … Continue reading