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.

The worst-case scenario survival handbook

How can you prepare for a cyber attack?

Keeping your data secure is more important than ever, but it seems like there’s a new wide-scale data breach every other week. In this article, David Mytton discusses what developers can do to prepare for what’s fast becoming inevitable.

Making sure your IoT devices play nicely together

IoT device abstraction with Eclipse Vorto

Discover Eclipse Vorto, an open-source Internet of Things project that helps compile and manage abstract device descriptions. In this article, Alexander Edelmann explains how to use Vorto to manage and effortlessly integrate IoT devices.

Shut up and take my money!

Top 5 Kickstarter projects every developer should fund

Kickstarter is all about crowd-sourcing awesome products to the world. Today, we’ve looked into their active products to bring you the best tech and developer friendly projects that still need funding, including a robot that can be controlled with your X-box controller, beer that you can brew with an app, and even a device that helps improve your screen slouch posture.

Interview with Abbas Haider Ali, CTO at xMatters

How *not* to do DevOps: 50% of companies wait for Ops to declare a major incident before responding

When going down the DevOps road, automation through any means possible is critical. If it can be automated through tools, code, or robots, that’s the path a driven DevOps team will take. However, automation is not the only pillar of DevOps. We talked to Abbas Haider Ali, CTO at xMatters about a recent DevOps maturity survey the company carried out alongside Atlassian.

The skill that opens doors

Blockchain sells. Here’s the proof.

Marc Andreessen’s famous quote “Software is eating the world” has more meaning now than ever. Wall Street titans trade their comfortable offices for blockchain startups, investors throw money at anything with blockchain in it and business schools are tailoring their curriculum to fit the needs of a highly digitalized job market.