Web Trends for 2006 for Developers

Here are some vague but interesting trends for web developers and others for 2006.

– Ajax hype will continue but eventually fail
– Web 2.0 is going to be the next ‘dotcom’ craze
– Web applications will take off BIG time
– The internet as a pipeline is just getting started
– Interoperability is key
– Password handling is getting complicated
– ‘Gettting real’ is going to get a taste of reality
– Simplicity will be replaced by being ‘right’
– Web design standards will get a whole new meaining

For more details on these web trends click HERE

Continue reading

Over Half Do Not Have Accounting Software


Over Half Do Not Have Accounting Software

More than half of U.S. small businesses do not use accounting software.

AMI Partners, Inc., a research firm that specializes in global small business market research, notes this in a recently-published study, entitled “Small Business Accounting is Big…and Getting Bigger”:

“U.S. small businesses (SBs; companies with 1 to 99 employees) spent approximately US$410 million on purchasing accounting software solutions in the last 12 months, and this figure is expected to cross the half-billion-dollar mark by 2008. The nearly 6% annual increase in accounting-software-related dollars augurs well for industry-leader Intuit (with their QuickBooks portfolio) and Microsoft, which recently jumped on the small business bandwagon with its release of Small Business Accounting 2006.

Continue reading

Future Teller

Doctors tell us whats wrong with our bodies today. Computer scientist Astro Teller says his software will predict what is going wrong tomorrow. Eric Teller’s Ph.D. is in artificial intelligence, but his practice is more in medicine. He collects numbers, lots of them, from tiny computers silently monitoring subtle changes on thousands of bodies. “Your body is spewing off millions of data points a second,” he says.

Read More HERE

Continue reading