It’s not data science but this one surprised me a bit: on Golang

It’s not data science but this one surprised me a bit: on Golang

While quick and dirty Google Trends is definitely not data science it can be useful for a sniff test. I was working on a client project today, when I thought I would look at search interest over time. Rails- we’d expect to be tailing off a bit. Node.js – I actually expected to see more […]

Oracle and cloud: Success demands a customer-centric culture

Oracle and cloud: Success demands a customer-centric culture

Because Oracle is one of the most important players in enterprise software, I asked three top industry analysts to join me on Episode 261 of the CXOTalk series of conversations with innovators. Read on to learn how these analysts view Oracle, its position in the market, and its relationship to customers. Oracle is a 40-year […]

What even is streaming data and Kafka? What is a message bus? Everything you ever wanted to know about modern event-driven architectures but were afraid to ask.

What even is streaming data and Kafka? What is a message bus? Everything you ever wanted to know about modern event-driven architectures but were afraid to ask.

In case you missed it, we’ve been publishing videos from Thingmonk over the last couple of weeks. They are well worth checking out. Thanks so much for the sponsorship InfluxDB (time series platform for metrics and events). Thingmonk is a developer conference, but it’s also an inclusive tech conference, which covers a fair bit of […]

Since when did AI become the job creation antidote to automation's job destruction? Time for an augmented reality check...

Since when did AI become the job creation antidote to automation’s job destruction? Time for an augmented reality check…

We seem to have suddenly shifted from the doom and gloom of robots taking our jobs to people proclaiming that AI is going to create millions of new jobs.  And if you haven’t endured this latest round of hype, I envy your unique skill in removing fake news from your life. Suddenly AI is the […]

AI is bollocks... or is it?

AI is bollocks… or is it?

Well someone actually said it – and it may not come as a complete shock that it’s come from everyone’s favorite RPA evangelist Guy Kirkwood, of UIPath fame. Even more impressive is guy’s beautiful command of the English language to describe the latest hyped term “AI”, now that most the hypesters have got bored touting the massively disruptive impacts of […]