Cloud Computing

9 Technology Trends You Should Know For 2021

We often tell our MBAs not to try and predict the future. That’s because when you’re right, nobody will notice, but when you’re wrong, critics will crawl out of the woodwork to point out what a moron you are. The best thing to do is take someone else’s predictions and carefully critique them. Then, you’ll […]

A Big Bear Thesis for Ali Baba Stock

“China is more prosperous than before. The people have better lives but they are not happy and confident because the scars are still there.” Those are the words of Jung Chang, an amazing human being who wrote one of the best books you’ll ever read – Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China. In her book, […]

Why Warren Buffett is Buying Snowflake Stock

The best way to learn how to swim is to jump into the deep end of the pool and figure it out as you go along. That’s how most newbie investors enter the world of investing. Open a brokerage account, Google “best stock to buy,” follow some Foolish recommendation, panic, then drown. Rinse and repeat. […]

How to Invest in The Amazon of China

It’s always a good laugh hearing the D&I charlatans talk about “Asians,” as if that’s an appropriate way to group nearly 60% of the world’s population. There are actually five distinct regions in Asia containing 48 different countries. One in four people on this planet is from Southern Asia, hailing from places like India, Pakistan, […]

Techion’s Microscope in The Cloud for Parasites

Parasites are unique in that they infect a living organism in order to get a free ride through life at the expense of the host. Like today’s modern-day millennial, parasites are careful not to disrupt the equilibrium too much so that they’re not kicked out and forced to fend for themselves. Since parasites consume nutrients […]

New Artificial Intelligence Chips Lean Toward the Edge

What a difference a year makes. Few companies had enjoyed the sort of bull run AI chipmaker Nvidia (NVDA) had been on, returning more than +1200% between June 2015 and June 2018, eventually hitting a market cap of about $175 billion by September 2018. Then everything went south – literally – as the market took […]

IBM and Red Hat – WTF is a Hybrid Cloud?

In our last article on IBM’s activities in the area of blockchain, we talked about how difficult it is to find technology stocks for a dividend growth investing strategy. Why is that the case? It’s because technology stocks are largely growth stocks, and growth stocks can best serve investors by plowing all of their cash profits right back […]

CloudMinds has Lofty Goals for Cloud Robotics

Any sci-fi geek worth his tricorder knows that humanity’s toughest opponents are always the robot armies ruled by a collective brain or supercomputer. The hive-minded Borg from “Star Trek” and the ubiquitous Skynet in “Terminator” are but just two examples of such relentless bad guys with serious firepower. It turns out there’s a name for […]

Orbital Insight Sees the Big Picture with AI

If you still think Google Earth is the coolest application of satellite imagery around, then we’re about to blow your mind. It’s not just possible to see Dick Cheney’s house from outer space. Today, we can predict potential crop shortages and assess retail business during the holidays. We can learn which cities are the most […]

Cognitive Scale – Cognitive Computing in The Cloud

Everything is about cloud computing these days. In fact, there is such an emphasis on stuffing all your applications into the cloud that we’ve managed to create a situation where now we’re having performance issues. So then the tech world came up with another concept called fog computing which means we take everything out of the cloud […]