Artificial Intelligence isn’t Software 2.0 (yet)

I recently read a medium article entitled Software 2.0. In this article the author argues that Neural Networks (or AI in general?) are much better than the Software 1.0 stack we’re used to work with (C, C++, Java and so…
MECE lists

MECE lists

Mutually Exclusive and Collectively Exhaustive lists are a very profound way to look at the lists way make both consciously and unknowingly. The idea is that whenever you create a list, you make sure that: The items in the list…

Deploying Spacy.io on AWS using CloudFormation

The objective: automatically deploy the Natural Language Processing (NLP) Python library on Spacy.io on AWS’ EC2 while creating the entire supporting infrastructure (VPC, some SubNets, LoadBalancers and so on).   Why would you do this if you can do it using…
Easily create a cloud batch job using AWS and Boxfuse

Easily create a cloud batch job using AWS and Boxfuse

I was looking for a way as simple as AWS Lambda to run a batch job on AWS. These were my requirements: fully automated compilation, deployment and scheduling Not with Docker, it’s too much hassle for what I want to…

Top 10 most valuable brands

Interesting to see how the top ten is changing Facebook and Amazon entered the top ten full force IBM is probably on it’s way out Google tops Apple 8 out of 10 companies are technology companies  

Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp gets license in Luxemburg.

After a long period on the rumour mill, something significant finally happened yesterday: Bitstamp, a bitcoin exchange start-up got its license to operate as a fully regulated payment institution (PI) in Luxemburg. This is significant for three reasons: This will…

Microservices and SOA

I’ve always had the impression that the microservices movement was trying nothing more than to apply SOA with common sense. Meaning, applying SOA without going overboard with tooling, for instance. And without the militaristic top-down approach. Etc. Martin Fowler put…
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