The Imposter Syndrome in Software Development

“The impostor syndrome, is a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving others […]

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Gartner Hype Cycle 2014

Gartner predicts that the Internet of Things will replace Big Data at the top of the “peak of inflated expectations”. I like the idea of illustrating Hype Cycles because buzzwords to me become quickly annoying. My data aggregation is full of blah and press-releases and “tech-news” are often just empty blah! Words like BigData and Cloud are being thrown around by […]

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Considerations for Carrier Grade Clouds: Security

A carrier-grade cloud is a cloud platform or infrastructure suitable for deployment, with stringent availability, reliability, QoS and security requirements which are fundamental for real-time applications in Telecoms, Automotive, Banking (Stock Trading) and the Energy (Smart-Grid) sector. These industries operate under regulations that can prevent data sharing in many circumstances. Additionally, companies are reluctant to […]

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