Interview with Peter Lie

“Antifragile is a mindset, based on Agile values”

Peter Lie spills the beans about the principle of antifragility and how to use disorders as an advantage. He also recommends disassembling hidden agendas which will otherwise block the two big values in DevOps: openness and transparency.

Using IoT for fun and profit

How to turn the IoT into a good business strategy

The Internet of Things is no longer science fiction – it’s how we live. Companies that adapt fast and capitalize on the growing amount of data and information made available through IoT will thrive. In this article, Rick Delgado explains how you can leverage IoT for better business results.

Dr. Jamie Allsop speaking at JAX Finance 2016

The problem with finance

Finance isn’t just about developing technology with a few rules and regulations, it’s about the complex interactions between people and systems and the events that have helped shape the global economy over the past decade. It’s also a domain of contradictions. In this talk, Dr. Jamie Allsop will look at the problem of finance, where we are today, how we got here and how we might make sense of it all.

Blockchain will not eliminate the middleman

Looking beyond the blockchain hype

Blockchain comes in handy if you don’t want to put your trust in a specific third party. It is great if you want the transactions made in the system to be unchangeable but it also adds inefficiency compared to regular databases. It can be slow, cumbersome and it has scaling problems. Blockchain is not perfect.

Building a smarter mousetrap

Antifragile – Better living through chaos

Is it possible to build a better system that doesn’t just survive shocks but actually thrives because of them? Nassim Taleb thinks so. Today, we’re talking about antifragility and what that means for DevOps.

Interview with David M. Brear

Fintech is “banking’s cooler cousin”

Recently, we talked with David Brear about the seemingly inevitable clash between FinTech and the banking industry, his best guess at the industry’s next step, and what exactly happens if banks don’t change with the times.

Pirates of the JVM Series

Functional programming made easy: Here comes Eta

We’re making an unexpected stop today while sailing the Functional Sea. All haul ashore for some liberty on Eta Island! We talked to Rahul Muttineni, CTO at TypeLead and the creator of the Eta programming language about its advantages and disadvantages, its core principles, and more.