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About Ryan Bateman

Ryan is a Marketing Manager at Dynatrace. He has been working in the IT and Telecommunications industries for over 9 years with experience in all forms of data communications. He has spent considerable time experimenting with digital technologies and social media. Ryan also enjoys cynicism, soccer, basketball and video games.

50 Years into the Future: My Caveat-filled Tech Predictions

By | January 8th, 2014|Tech Talk|

Even 26 years out is hard to predict. Back to the Future II from 1989 predicted hoverboards for 2015! Making predictions for 50 years into the future is really hard. Especially on the Internet where everything is permanent and I’m sure the Internet Police (trolls) will remind me [...]

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#FutureTechTalk: Data Center Infrastructures

By | November 15th, 2013|Tech Talk|

We’ve seen what Google can do with a data center; floating barges, shipping container farms in the desert, wind/solar/geo-thermal power, but this concept from Ubiquity & Schneider Electric is new to me. They are proposing to convert old Sears auto-shops into data centers. The strategic locations of these auto shops [...]

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Top Tech Reviews of for the “Tech Surge” Team

By | October 30th, 2013|App Performance|

All politics aside, the site needs technical help. Here are some great and informative pieces of feedback to help the "tech surge" team, headed up by Jeff Zients, quickly work to improve the experience. Problems seen from the outside looking in: In this write-up from Andreas Grabner, he examines the [...]

#TechFails that Make Help Desk Cringe

By | October 15th, 2013|Tech Talk|

Watching the #TechFail hashtag has become one of my favorite pastimes. It’s like people watching at the mall and you notice a jerk who just double parked across two handicap spots who’s carrying his coffee towards a patch of black ice in the parking lot… and you are enjoying every [...]

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Fun with Tech Stock Photos

By | August 20th, 2013|Tech Talk|

We’ve all seen terrible stock photos.  Many of are guilty of using them from time to time; the man pointing off to the side with Minority Report style floating screens photoshopped in, clouds overlaid on anything & everything representing cloud computing, the beautiful woman coding while somehow not looking at [...]

10 Technologies that changed our lives and the businesses that were left behind [Infographic]

By | May 24th, 2013|Tech Talk|

An unfortunate side effect of innovation is change. Well, unfortunate to those that don’t embrace change. As great as the steam engine, the telegraph, the telephone, electricity, the internal combustion engine, the airplane, the transistor, the personal computer or the mobile phone are, they were technical inflection points in history. [...]

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How does Google Fiber (Gigabit Internet) affect User Behavior?

By | April 22nd, 2013|App Performance|

I consider myself a bit of a multitasker. Not necessarily by choice, but because I don’t have ANY patience for load time while researching, browsing or communicating online. During my standard web browsing session I’ll click on some sub-page link for something in one tab, jump to another to change [...]

How Your Favorite Sports Teams Use Technology for “Business Intelligence”

By | February 18th, 2013|Data|

The same way some businesses are gathering collective intelligence from product usage patterns or social media chatter, teams like Michigan State University basketball or Superbowl champ Baltimore Ravens are already tweaking their game plans and delivering individual instructions to their players to gain a competitive edge. Before MSU pummeled highly [...]

#FutureTechTalk: The (Near) Future of the Internet Speeds

By | February 6th, 2013|Tech Talk|

I originally wanted this post to be about fiber, gigabit connections, blurring lines between wireless & wireline, wireless beer¹ and other wonderful advancements in Internet infrastructure to enrich our lives. I did until I was recently reminded about the FCC's National Broadband Plan; A sobering reminder of the monopoly and [...]

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#FutureTechTalk: The Future of the Internet & Privacy

By | January 22nd, 2013|Tech Talk|

Growing Internet privacy concerns have just about the entire globe worried. Whether it’s irrationally reacting to a change in the TOS for Instagram or the latest SOPA/PIPA bills, it certainly affects us all. Out of desire for true Internet privacy, hacktivists everywhere are coming together to build open alternatives to [...]

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