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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

The Next Porn: How to design a service without having money

A few months ago I came up with the idea of creating a service that would give users the exact porn they needed. Whether it was just being uploaded …

Client-Side

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter | Inc.com

If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee. If you're just starting your company, …

Employment

7 Types of Customer Experience Projects

Zipcar, the American car-sharing company, is transparent in the way it communicates its rules to customers across multiple channels. The six simple …

Customer Experience

Cloud Is Not a Digital Transformation Strategy (Unless You Are Amazon)

How did an online bookstore eat the cloud?<p>In 2002, Jeff Bezos did an odd, remarkable thing. He applied an IT architecture (SOA) to the culture, …

The Anatomy of the Perfect Technical Interview from a Former Amazon VP

Neil Roseman is downright tired of hearing Silicon Valley companies say they “hire only the best and the brightest.” No matter how many times they …

Microsoft finally releases its secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon and Google

The weapon is Microsoft's existing inroads into the business software market. And the strategy was never more apparent than in May 2015, when the company announced Azure Stack, a set of products that let you build a version of the Microsoft Azure cloud in your own data center.<p>Finally, after some …

A Brief History of Blockchain: An Investor’s Perspective

<i>After many friends and family members asked me to explain my investments in blockchain assets, I decided to write an email. That email turned into</i> …

Blockchain needs scale to become truly disruptive technology

Blockchain rhetoric has reached a near fever pitch. We've heard that it's the next Internet. We've heard it is doomed and pure hyperbole. We've heard any number of whys and wherefores. But is this blockchain thing hype or is it indeed transformational?<p>Blockchain – a distributed database with a …

What is blockchain?

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire answers your questions about bitcoin and other uses for blockchains on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>You’ve heard about it, maybe in relation to a digital currency like bitcoin — but what is blockchain and how does it work? On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to …

Blockchain

Google, IBM And Lyft Want To Simplify Microservices Management With Istio

Google, IBM and Lyft have partnered to deliver an open source project called Istio that aims to streamline the management and security of microservices. The project has garnered the support of the key industry players such as Red Hat, Pivotal, Weaveworks and Tigera.<p>https://flic.kr/p/cRzBij[/caption]<p>…

Microservices

100+ new iOS 11 features / changes!

Cloud-Native Apps:  The Why, the What, and the How

Cloud-native is an approach to building and running applications that can leverage the advantages of the cloud computing model — on-demand computing …

A top exec explains what makes Amazon different: 'We say yes more than almost any other company on the planet'

"People have missed how fast our consumer business at Amazon has iterated," Jassy said at the Amazon Web Services Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday.<p>The key to Amazon's success, Jassy says, is that it avoids what he calls "the institutional no," a pitfall that's common at large companies. When …

Cloud Computing

Embracing continuous delivery to power the programmable enterprise

“Move fast and break things” with DevOps has become a popular Silicon Valley mantra during the past few years. DevOps empowers developers to quickly …

The 7 Attributes of a Comprehensive Cloud Strategy

We believe a pragmatic cloud strategy will work best, based on your own unique landscape and requirements. Working every day with customers and …

Oracle takes the Next Step with Oracle Cloud Machine

<b>Premise:</b><p><b>The lure of Public Cloud offers an exciting proposition – nearly unlimited resources, a rich set of services, scalability based on demand,</b> …

Josh Gordon suspended by Cleveland Browns for violating team rules

Like much of their 2014 season, the<p>Cleveland Brownswill play their season finale without wide receiverJosh Gordon.<p>The Browns suspended Gordon for Sunday's game against the<p>Baltimore Ravensfor violating team rules, the team announced Saturday. The Browns did not say which rules Gordon violated to …

Football (U.S.)

Kyle Lowry scores 25, as Raptors end Clippers' home streak

LOS ANGELES -- Kyle Lowry and the short-handed Toronto Raptors needed plenty of help from their reserves down the stretch to beat the Los Angeles …