May 2014

API’s are the new karma

Today,Ā Simon Wardley on twitter while in a talk regarding Amazon AWS innovation and competitors, said that there’s not that much innovation from Amazon competitors, just pointless differentiation, e.g….

heartbleed && wireless

At yesterday Portuguese security meetup in Lisbon, a friend just talked about heartbleed and wireless, showing an exploit for it. Here’s the presentation, the code you can ask…

the IT world will be a container shipping industry

If we look at the current IT world we can see that people want to move their infrastructure, services and business into a more cloud environment, because running…

cloud is new the new opensource

A few years ago, when people pitched opensource to government, it was all about the price, lower operational and infrastructural costs and to improve technology. ThenĀ the professional consultant…

mirrors and snails in the cloud

Mike Kavis wrote a recent article about cloud computing and how for Amazon (AWS), objects in the rear mirror appear closer than they look. He pretty much describes…

the problem with projects that you don’t have the full picture

Apple, updating what people don’t need

Hipsters all around the world, rejoice.Ā Apple has released an update to Mavericks. The 10.9.3 (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6228) Thing is, along all the updates (who’s using 4k right now ?!?), they…

BBR – Underlying Cloud Diversification

This is brilliant!

why coffee shops are the worse place to work

Chris Reed wrote on LinkedinĀ that coffee shops are the best place to work, which I totally and utterly disagree with him.Ā Let’s break down his views individually. 1) Coffee…

Javascript as top language @Github

In 2005, MĆ”rio Valente gave a presentation in Lisbon about the future (and how Javascript) would succeed (on client and server side).Ā Download Here In 2007, I wrote (on…

innovation; we need more carpenters not architects

So, the other day I was reading an article about architects and carpentersĀ regarding innovation, where the author (John Mitchell), described his experience when dealing with home renovation. Since…

AWS journey has just begun

On this year AWS Summit, Amazon just detailed the future for Amazon Web Services, which I previously talked here, saying that they’re going full enterprise. Yet the most…