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stay safe, use USB condom

Charging devices on an USB port is now the most common thing on earth. We all do it, multiple times a day. Some just use with the charger…

contacless payments, the missed opportunity for mobile providers

In a recent discussion on LinkedIn over contactless payments, I’ve realized this is a missed opportunity for the mobile providers, when you think of it. If you live in…

serverless

Serverless architectures will be definitely the future. I’m sure of that. But they are a pain to manage. Companies are still doing the transition from physical -> virtual…

15 years of a State of Trance

So, I’ve been privileged of following Armin Van Buuren for the past 15 years. I still remember those first days at DI.FM where we could get his sets…

the corporate information

One of things I’ve recently seen is that no one in the corporate world ever mastered the way they produce information and consume it. Let’s face it, we…

Jira, the favourite tool of bad managers

Three days ago, Ben Hughes wrote on Medium that the use of Jira is quite often a symptom of a management problem. Which I completely agree! In my…

Hackers: Marvin Minsky

I found Marvin in the book already mentioned here, which I advise everyone to read: Hackers. One of the things I remember back then was about “the enthusiasm of…

the economy of cloud scale

We all know by now that AWS is massive not just on cloud capabilities, but also infrastructure wise and with revenue + investment. The same with Google and Microsoft. With…

the opex vendor lock-in of fragmentation

“No one got fired for buying IBM” – that was the status-quo of vendor lock-in two decades ago. It was so much entangled into the IT culture that people wouldn’t…

what’s up

It has been two months since my last post here. Which is really alarming, since I promised myself to right every month at least a post. Guess that…

the genius behind Apple products

Jony Ive is known as the genius behind latest Apple products, such as the iphone, iMac, Macbook, iPod and even the new iOS. So I thought that this…