Yes, I’m an optimist, so you might put a grain of salt next to my unmitigated optimism about how things will go but I think we are seeing the greatest time in technology history unfolding and it is breathtaking and fun to participate and think about. I believe it will have an impact on our […]Read More Tech Explosion the greatest in history. Things that cost millions of dollars are costing thousands. Things that took years are taking months.
(Mandelbrot Set signifying the alarming simplicity and yet powerful possibilities of some simple math) The Blockchain is useful for financial, legal and other applications in general not just for Bitcoin. It is a new enterprise grade technology that disrupts a lot of existing trust and transactional systems. Properties of the Blockchain: 1) You have […]Read More A simple guide to to Blockchain and a compelling use case: Voting Election Democracy Worldwide Zero-Fraud
Conventional vs NoSQL Conventional RDB’s require a lot of maintenance, significant overhead in operating but mainly the biggest problem is that specifying static schema for data is incredibly time-consuming, error-prone, changing frequently it is just so 2000s pre-agile way of operating. Today people want to collect data and decide later what fields to put in, […]Read More RDBs (Relational Databases) are too hard. NoSQL is the future for most data.
(Amplituhedron allows us to compute Quantum probabilities orders of magnitude faster than ever before) APIs and Component as a Service – The dream achieved Today, 10,000,000,000,000,000 API Calls/month are made in the cloud approximately. This is a tremendous change in the way software is built. We have achieved partly the dream of reusable software in […]Read More API Centric, APIs taking over, Component as a Service. Reusable components and services.
The scale is staggering 14 years ago I was running a group at TIBCO that was bringing TIBCO to the Internet. Yahoo!Finance was built on the TIBCO pubsub infrastructure. At the time Yahoo was the biggest cloud/internet company and the finance pages were the most popular pages on the companies web site other than search. […]Read More Is 10,000,000,000,000,000 (= 10^16 ) API calls / month a big deal?
The AI side of the equation I started my career studying Artificial Intelligence at MIT. Back then the researchers thought that we would have computers that were smarter than humans in short order. What I discovered after observing what the AI people had done was hardly anything close to “intelligence.” Marvin Minsky called the […]Read More Artificial Intelligence, The Brain as Quantum Computer – Talk about Disruptive
I could talk about each of these components in isolation, for instance, Mobile and talk about the growth of it and changes it is fostering but you wouldn’t get the big picture. The change we are seeing can only be understood by considering all these components together. They each affect each other and the widespread […]Read More The Virtuous Circle is key to understanding how the world is changing – Mobile, Social, Cloud, Open Source, APIs, DevOps