The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Self Education

By David Fletcher

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David Fletcher was born in England in 1952. At school he excelled at drawing cartoons in the margins of his maths book and falling asleep. On leaving school he studied production engineering for five years then jumped on an aircraft bound for New Zealand where he's lived ever since. He was employed as an illustrator and cartoonist by New Zealand's largest daily newspaper, the New Zealand Herald, for three years, but for the last thirty years he's been pretending to work from home as a comic strip artist. He draws two daily strips called The Politician and Crumb the Blackbird, also several weekly strips. His cartoons are syndicated to Europe, Britain, US, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. David has also been a very popular weekly cartoonist with CloudTweaks over the last 5 years.

NEWS

IBM’s cloud, cybersecurity and data analytics business rose 11 percent to $8.8 billion in the quarter

IBM’s cloud, cybersecurity and data analytics business rose 11 percent to $8.8 billion in the quarter

Big Blue back on the attack, analysts cautious (Reuters) - IBM shares surged 5 percent on Wednesday after the world’s ...
Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which ...
Treacherous 12: Top Threats to Cloud Computing + Industry Insights

Treacherous 12: Top Threats to Cloud Computing + Industry Insights

Top Threats to Cloud Computing SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining ...

CONTRIBUTORS

Cyber Warfare

Politics 2.0: The Age of Cyber Political Warfare

Cyber Political Warfare Do you remember the last time hackers and cybercriminals determined the outcome of a presidential race? Of ...
Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

Multi Cloud You’ve likely heard about the latest trend in cloud computing commonly referred to as multi-cloud, and it is ...
Benefits of Licensing Software as a Service In The Cloud

Benefits of Licensing Software as a Service In The Cloud

Software as a Service In The Cloud When Microsoft moved to a monthly cloud-based subscription package for its Windows 10 ...
Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect to be surprised. While that ...
Cryptographic Key Generation – It’s Time To Pay Attention

Cryptographic Key Generation – It’s Time To Pay Attention

Cryptographic Key Generation When we think about cryptographic keys, we tend to think about closely guarded secrets. Keys are the only ...
Magical

It’s Not Technology, It’s Magic. We Are Increasingly in a Magical Realm. Are Your Customers?

It’s Not Technology, It’s Magic “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke. Are your customers ...
Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid ...
Ransomware's Great Lessons

Ransomware’s Great Lessons

Ransomware The vision is chilling. It's another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to ...

SPONSORS

The Skill & Training Mandates of Big Data

The Skill & Training Mandates of Big Data

Big Data Mandates For some years a dearth of data scientists and analysts has caused concern, with McKinsey expecting a ...
Viewing Digital Payments as a Boulevard of Commerce

Viewing Digital Payments as a Boulevard of Commerce

Digital Payments A boulevard is a wide street that runs in two directions and usually has a median in the ...
Visual Data Analytics Helps To Illustrate The Big Picture

Visual Data Analytics Helps To Illustrate The Big Picture

Visual Data Analytics We’re consistently hearing how valuable data is today, how important it is to the success of every ...

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