Category: Hype

disrupting the cloud industry, oh really?!

“Let’s be clear: our goal is to disrupt the cloud computing industry. In 2013 we built the C1 server, a BareMetal ARMv7 server designed for horizontally scalable workloads,…

this is indeed a mistery

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” ― Arthur Conan…

the you society

10 years ago Times chosen ‘you’ as the person of the year. ‘You’ as in the person behind the screen, the center of social media, where things should…

the power of small print #iphone

There’s a new iPhone in town. It’s called the 7 and it doesn’t have a 3.5mm audio jack – which is good because I only use bluetooth headphones….

Code of Practice – Equipment Interference

So the UK has a draft for Equipment Interference that could soon become law.  (local cache) With this, instead of having the Government trying to hack systems and…

cyber celebrity

This is rather old now, but Kevin Spacey went to the Davos forum in November and was wired by WISeKey Security. Now, we’ve all seen celebrities doing more ‘tech’ stuff for money…

gartner might be wrong. machine learning is just picking up (again)

We all know about the Gartner HypeCycle 2015 and their predictions. One of those is around machine learning, which is down on the peak of inflated expectations, going to…

blunt 2016 predictions from microsoft

It’s that time of the year again when companies and researchers are asked about their work and what they think it will happen next year. Microsoft has just…

the credit card killed the banks

Where do we use credit cards to buy stuff ? Well, for me it’s pretty much everywhere: google play, apple store, paypal, online groceries, amazon, domains, hosting, cloud…

cyber, cyber, cyber, security, cyber, cyber, cyber

There’s a huge security market report by Cybersecurity Ventures out just now http://cybersecurityventures.com/cybersecurity-market-report/ (pdf) It’s ‘cyber’ all around, commercially sponsored (might have some bias), but never the less some interesting…

cloud computing as renewable energy

Yesterday on twitter, Larry Carvalho was talking about the next big AWS step; on-premise availability zones. That’s interesting, but if we think of it on a broader scale; why…

2015 hype cycle

It’s that time of the year when Gartner launches their predictions and state of technology with the Hype Cycle.. Here’s some interesting notes: Hybrid Cloud Computing is half way…