Some systems are too large to be understood entirely by any one human mind. They are composed of a diverse array of individual components capable of interacting with each other and adapting to a changing environment. As systems, they produce behavior that differs in kind from the behavior of their components. Tim Berglund discusses the emerging discipline of Complexity Theory that seeks to describe such phenomena previously encountered in biology, sociology, economics, and other disciplines. Beyond new ways of looking at ant colonies, fashion trends, and national economies, complexity theory promises powerful insights to software development. The Internetperhaps the most valuable piece of computing infrastructure of the present daymay fit the description of a complex
An interesting blogpost from one developer reveals why he jacked in his daily routine to travel the world. Question is, would you do the same?
Sebastian Meyen chats to Cliff Utstein and Brad Hart about Accurev’s latest sensation Kando, a Git management platform that helps enterprises move to the wild world of Git http://www.accurev.com/kando
Yesterday’s ruling at the EU’s highest court could have wider implications to the software world.
Big Data is the hot topic in the software and business world currently. Chris Blessington, EMC’s Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, talks to Business Technology editor Mirko Schrempp about the phenomenon and the power it currently wields in the industry
Backed by Software AG, Terracotta will accelerate its existing product development plans.