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.
The Internet of Things offers a beautiful, interconnected vision of the future. However, secure code has to underpin all things IoT because just one chink in the armor leaves us all vulnerable.
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.
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.
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.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Dr. Ximena Hartsock, co-founder and president of Phone2Action.
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.
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.
Despite rumors to the contrary, Java is still extremely important in today’s tech. Here, Wayne Citrin explains why Java is alive, kicking, and not going away anytime soon.
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.
If you want to “do” DevOps the right way, you need guidance. Hence the playbook, which gives you all the information you need to understand and adopt DevOps.
In this talk, Mark Rendle, founder and CEO of RendleLabs will share the challenges he encountered when refactoring an ASP.NET/IIS monolith to composable polyglot Docker-hosted mini-services, the things he learned along the way and the benefits he gained.