Amazon doesn't just sell books. They're also the largest provider of "cloud" computing resources. Jim will give a simple intro to Amazon Web Services "cloud computing" and demo how you can use Amazon S3 in WordPress to speed up downloads of media files at lower costs.
By day, Jim Luke is a professor at Lansing Community College who blogs as Econproph and has super-charged all his courses by using WordPress. But at night his real passion is for Malartu Inc., a non-profit organization he founded to improve productivity and networking for faculty in higher education. Malartu courses and services are based on WordPress technology.
Before Jim began working in higher education 13 years ago, he was business planner and strategist for over 25 years with NCR, Mead, and his own consulting firm, Planning Solutions.
Over the years Jim has helped many organizations in a wide variety of industries understand and take advantage of new and changing technology. In 1998 he was awarded one of the earliest patents in the e-commerce arena.