10893 Google blew it with open source layoffs
Software
Google blew it with open source layoffs
Google has made impressive inroads against cloud leader AWS by aggressively open sourcing projects such as TensorFlow and Kubernetes. It’s true AWS makes more money than Google (or anyone else) by operationalizing
10876 TypeScript 5.0 retools decorators
Software
TypeScript 5.0 retools decorators
Microsoft published a beta release of TypeScript 5.0, the company’s strongly typed JavaScript variant, on January 26. The new release aims to modernize decorators for class customization. Decorators,
10862 Oracle per-employee Java pricing causes concern
Software
Oracle per-employee Java pricing causes concern
Oracle’s 2023 per-employee pricing for standard Java is raising concerns about its potential impact on Java licensing costs for customers. The pricing is based on total employee counts, not the number
10850 Mastodon relationship graphs
Software
Mastodon relationship graphs
The new release of Steampipe is all about relationship graphs. Our blog post shows how these graphs provide contextual awareness for devops and security pros who can now see all the resources related to
10838 Ubuntu Pro security subscriptions for Linux now available
Software
Ubuntu Pro security subscriptions for Linux now available
Canonical’s Ubuntu Pro, a Linux security maintenance subscription service covering thousands of applications and toolchains in the open-source ecosystem, is generally available as of January 26. Released
10827 What developers should do during a downturn
Software
What developers should do during a downturn
Many young developers today do not remember the time of the shedding and cold rocks, let alone the dotcom bomb (or its associated fansite). Before each of these collapses, the fat times felt like they
10812 Can AI replace cloud architects?
Software
Can AI replace cloud architects?
As I mentioned a few times in this blog, I’ve been working with and teaching about artificial intelligence since the start of my career. This drove much of my interest in cloud computing because AI was
10795 Rational exuberance drives IT spending
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Rational exuberance drives IT spending
“IT spending remains recession-proof.” Thus spake John-David Lovelock, distinguished VP analyst at Gartner. This might raise eyebrows, given Big Tech’s big layoffs (more than 200,000 and counting)
10768 What is a compiler? How source code becomes machine code
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What is a compiler? How source code becomes machine code
A compiler is a computer program that translates from one format to another, most often from a high-level computer language to byte code and machine code. Compilers come in a number of variations, which
10756 .NET Community Toolkit 8.1 enhances MVVM capabilities
Software
.NET Community Toolkit 8.1 enhances MVVM capabilities
Microsoft has improved functionality, performance, and diagnostics in the MVVM toolkit portion of the .NET Community Toolkit. The upgrade was released this week. Unveiled January 18, .NET Community Toolkit
10744 Which cloud workloads are right for repatriation?
Software
Which cloud workloads are right for repatriation?
Cloud repatriation may be a sensitive and polarizing topic for some, but it really should be just another architectural option. When I say that some workloads should return to the data center, I am not
10727 Styles of machine learning: Intro to neural networks
Software
Styles of machine learning: Intro to neural networks
Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most important and long-lived areas of research in computer science. It’s a broad area with crossover into philosophical questions about the nature of mind
10728 A prescription for Web 3.0 in 2023
Software
A prescription for Web 3.0 in 2023
Web 3.0, or Web3 if you prefer, refers to a new web paradigm that promises to make the internet fairer and more secure by putting users in charge of their own data and identities. Web 3.0 promises to empower
10712 Mastodon tooters also tweet
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Mastodon tooters also tweet
I lasted tweeted on Dec 22. (It was, unsurprisingly, a link to a blog post about Mastodon.) Today I wondered what percentage of the people who appear in my Mastodon timeline today also appeared on Twitter
10708 Avast releases free BianLian ransomware decryptor
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Avast releases free BianLian ransomware decryptor
Security software company Avast has released a free decryptor for the BianLian ransomware strain to help victims of the malware recover locked files without paying the hackers. The availability of a
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