optimization

  • What Steam Engines, Robots And Analytics Have In Common Crunch Network

    What Steam Engines, Robots And Analytics Have In Common

    Are robots going to put us all out of work? That seems to be the question on every click-bait economic article’s mind. The short answer: They aren’t. The long answer: They will change the kinds of jobs we do, just like stone tools, the printing press, the first factories and computers changed how we work. Thinking about how those changes are going to happen and what organizations… Read More

  • App Store Optimization Heats Up: Appnique Debuts New Service To Help Developers Get Their Apps Found

    App Store Optimization Heats Up: Appnique Debuts New Service To Help Developers Get Their Apps Found

    Seattle-based Appnique, a new startup from mobile industry veteran Jai Jaisimha, is focused on helping app developers achieve higher rankings and make their mobile applications more discoverable in both the iOS and Android app stores. It’s the latest company to target the ASO (App Store Optimization) space specifically, a new breed of optimization which looks at things like app… Read More

  • Best Buy Mac optimization includes create a user account. Mmm-hmm.

    Part Two of the ongoing Best Buy Optimization scandal. Yesterday I highlighted the Geek Squad’s PC optimization, which was silly to say the least. Today we look at their Mac optimization: it consists of creating a username. Cough. Read More

  • 5-second Linux boot challenge

    The dream of a short — and I mean really short — boot cycle is getting closer to reality. As it stands, though, even these experienced IT guys had to chop quite a lot off from already lean systems in order to hit their goal of CPU and drives idle after only 5 seconds. And on an Eee PC, no less. I’m not the most informed guy on Linux boot processes, but it sounds like they… Read More