For this bonus episode, enjoy our recent interview with Ted Dunning, Apache Software Foundation board member, and the Chief Application Architect at MapR.
Security researches have found that ultrasonic tones can crash your hard drive and even brick a system, because evidently we can’t have anything nice.
Microsoft will reportedly acquire GitHub. Many developers are not exactly thrilled by the news. Is this a case of knee-jerk Microsoft hate, or are concerns over the platform’s future well founded? Spoiler: It’s complicated.
Ned Bellavance broke down the three types of Microsoft hates. The company has changed substantially under their new leadership, so question is now whether the company deserves their reputation.
Serverless is a way to sound esoteric when talking about Functions as a Service. If you’re still not clear what Serverless is and where it’s useful, Ehi Kioya published a great introduction to get you started.
Searching for files across cloud storage and on-premises sources can be a disjointed and time-intensive process. Cloudtenna’s DirectSearch looks to ease that problem, providing a single login and UI to get unified file search across a wide range of repositories.
The TL;DR on VPNFilter malware: reboot is good, reset is better.
This week on IT Origins, we had a conversation with Ted Dunning, Apache Software Foundation board member, and the Chief Application Architect at MapR. We discussed Ted’s introduction to IT, his early involvement with the open source software community, and how AI advances quickly go from aspirational to blasé.
Get your IT news of the week with the Gestalt IT Rundown. Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino look at the biggest stories of thew week and how they’ll impact IT going forward. They’re talking about the VPNFilter malware, Vermont’s new data broker law, and a report on cloud CAPEX.
Let’s face it, AI gets thrown around a lot in the enterprise these days. It often gets conflated with Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and neural networks. But does the term actually mean anything? Are there solutions out there that actually qualify as AI? The roundtable debates.