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It’s that time of the year again. You know, that time of year when technologists, pundits and bloggers get into the festive spirit and share technology predictions for the coming year. Being partially curious and possibly not wanting to be left out of the fun, I thought I’d throw my [...]
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Over the years the question of what makes some companies, and the people within, more or less creative than others has been studied ad nauseam. The idea of innovation within business has long been thrown around, it’s a kind of catchall term used for everything a company must do continue [...]
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Ahahaha! The last one killed me so bad!

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In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man's relationship with machine is merging and machines are an extension of our own intelligence. I'm so into it. I wear all kinds of bio-sensors to [...]
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Much has been blogged, tweeted and written about Facebook’s massive $19 billion dollar acquisition of WhatsApp. It’s a fascinating story that hits at the heart of the new American dream. A dream that imagines anyone with a simple idea cannot only find success, but success on gargantuan scale. Yet as [...]
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Over the last week the question of why Facebook would spend $2 billion buying Oculus Rift, a maker of virtual reality headsets has been asked repeatedly. In a world where wearable technology is generally seen as the next big thing, a pair of rather large VR goggles appears to run [...]
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    Columnist, 2012 - present
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    Senior Vice President, 2012 - 2013
  • Enomaly Inc
    Founder, Chief Technologist, 2003 - 2012
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I'd tell you a UDP joke, but you might not get it.
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An instigator, part time provocateur, bootstrapper, amateur cloud lexicographer, and purveyor of random thoughts, 140 characters at a time.

Reuven is an early innovator in the cloud computing space as the founder of Toronto based Enomaly in 2004. Enomaly was among the first to develop a self service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform (ECP) circa 2005. As well as SpotCloud (2011) the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market.

A part from Enomaly Reuven is also the co-creator of CloudCamp (100+ Cities around the Globe) CloudCamp is an unconference where early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas and is the largest of the ‘barcamp’ style of events.

Reuven is very active in International trade as a liaison with various governments helping define IT policy, definitions (NIST) and agendas. Some of his recent participation include the governments of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Brasil, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and China. (Sino-EU, America Cooperation Roundtable forum – Beijing, China, May 2011)

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Reuven Cohen named #5 Most Powerful Voice in Security
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MIT Technology Review Names Reuven Cohen in Key Players in Cloud Computing List
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