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For anyone that's watched Bad Robot, the name Elliot Alderson will sound familiar. However, we're not talking about Rami Malek's hacker alter ego - instead, the name has been adopted as an alias by a real-life white-hat hacker who...
“The service control platform is the next-gen of traditional API management,” Kong CTO and co-founder Marco Palladino tells me. “It’s not about APIs any more, it’s about services.” This shift in the industry is what makes Kong so interesting. It’s...
Around this time in 2015, W3C introduced WebAssembly, a small binary format that promises to bring near-native performance to the web. Since then it has been well received by web developers, with some going as far as to say...
It’s well known that there’s a toxic element to tech culture. And although it isn’t new, it has nevertheless surfaced and become more visible thanks to the increasing maturity of the platforms that are today shaping public discourse. As those...
Back in February, Viktor Charypar, Tech Director at Red badger explained the benefits of using a monorepo. For many teams, especially those without the resources or a highly developed and well-supported engineering culture, the idea of a monorepo might...
With numerous high profile security breaches in recent years, cybersecurity feels like a particularly urgent issue. But while the media - and, indeed, the wider world - loves stories of modern vulnerabilities and mischievous hackers, there's often very little...
Artificial intelligence threats are regularly talked up by the media. This is largely because the area is widely misunderstood. The robot revolution and dangerous algorithms are, unfortunately, much sexier than math and statistics. Artificial intelligence isn't really that scary. And...
UX designer has become a popular job role with tech recruiters, anxious to give roles a little extra sparkle and some additional sex appeal. But has UX become inflated as a term? Is its value being diluted? Although paying close...
Transparency is underrated in the tech industry. But as software systems grow in complexity and their relationship with the real world becomes increasingly fraught, it nevertheless remains a value worth fighting for. But to effectively fight for it, it’s essential...
The tech industry is changing at a massive rate especially after the storage options moved to the cloud. However, this has also given rise to questions on security, data management, change in the work structure within an organization, and...