A very green site with some not-so-green backers, advisors, and staff. The site's called Greentechmedia.com, and if you're hungering for the latest technology news and research, viewed through the lens of the patchouli-scented NPR listener, this is the place for you.
Seriously, our former LR brethren Scott Clavenna and Rick Thompson are piloting the thing, and we wish them nothing but success. Hell, even if "green" technology goes the way of pen computing, we can at least expect good, smart content in the meantime.
So I'm raising a glass (a coffee mug actually, it's still early -- and, no, I'm not telling you what's in it) to Clavenna and Greentech Media Inc. Congrats on the site launch. All those years of sitting next to Light Reading's editors must have convinced you that wind power was a truly awesome force.
Machine learning is primed to help service providers run more efficient and effective networks, but first the good ideas have to make their way from the lab to the real world – and that's a big challenge, according to the University of Chicago's Nick Feamster.