Tag: opinion

  • Meta Meetings

    We know Facebook has big plans for the Metaverse. The company even rebranded as Meta to underline it’s ambition. On Labstalk, we almost spent the entire season discussing benefits and goals of the technology, alongside with all the other tech topics in the same space, like Web3, NFTs and DOAs. Back to Meta (the company)…

  • Former Munich Mayor Explains How Microsoft Hates Linux

    Christian Ude speaks in a new interview about what Microsoft did in Munich and elsewhere in Europe in order to undermine GNU/Linux and impose Microsoft Windows on everybody, together with all the spyware Microsoft provides for it (likely violation of privacy laws) Techrights.org Source: Former Mayor of Munich Explains How Microsoft Hates Linux | Techrights

  • Do away with the Product Owner Role

    Mike Cohn of Mountain Goat Software has an opinion on Scrum’s Product Owner Role. It’s controversial, and Product people will disagree.

  • Das Dilemma mit der Digitalisierung

    Nun ist es  ja so, daß Digitalisierung seit Monaten, wenn nicht Jahren in aller Industrie-Munde ist. Man muss sich verändern, um den Konzernen aus USA, im speziellen dem Silicon Valley, mit Ihren neuartigen Geschäftsmodellen Schritt zu halten. Die Cloud ist der vermeintliche Treiber für diese veränderte Geschäftskultur, die eine nicht einzuholende Geschwindigkeit ermöglicht.

  • Haskell and the Future of Coding

    Haskell is a 25-year-old programming language that isn’t all that popular. But Facebook uses it, and that’s a sign of things to come. Wow. Not for a single day in the past 18 years did I even remotely think Haskell had a future. Even more with fancy hipster languages like, Ruby (not so much anymore),…

  • Economics Has a Math Problem

    The field begins to look like others that rely on data. This is a discussion I had more than a decade back with economy students, as a student of computer science. The argument was much the same and nothing much has changed in the meantime. The difference is more data is available today and can…

  • Software sucks. Says @zeynep

    “Why the Great Glitch of July 8th Should Scare You.”  When United had to ground its fleet, the NYSE and WSJ were down. Because of software.

  • The magical security unicorn.

    The purpose of security software is to make other software more secure. This is what the security industry claims, sometime with legit arguments, sometime the industry tries to chase unrealistic ideals, as a recently linked article suggest. And I couldn’t agree more. The security industry approaches the problem from the wrong end, most of the…

  • Europol chief warns on computer encryption.

    Europol chief warns on computer encryption. And No more cubes warns on Europol chief.

  • Keep LinkedIn professional.

    Andreas Lindh / @addelindh nailed it. https://twitter.com/addelindh/status/561972115604537344