What’s the Name for That?

You’ve noticed the 3-bar icon in your mobile apps. It’s also showing up on desktop websites. Click on it to get the menu. Okay, but what’s it called? I thought it was a menu icon (the three bars show menus). Then someone said “click the...

The Cloud Becomes the Fog…

Okay, so you know about “cloud computing”. What’s next? Fog computing. Really. A new concept here at Cisco. If cloud covers big systems and massive storage, then fog is for the small systems in local networks, such as a bunch of wifi routers, a few...

What’s Up with Twitter?

I’ve been in many discussions about Twitter. Here’s what I see. The Company: The origins of Twitter and how the company arose will be a dark Hollywood movie some day. Betrayal, lies, backstabbing, and so on was described in the book “The Hatching of...

Find that Image…

Okay, someone sent me a Japanese painting from the 1600s and asked if I knew the artist. I didn’t recognize it, so I searched. I used the image search at Google and Baidu. You can drop any image (photo, painting, etc.) (or use your phone to take a photo of a...