Web3 from First Principles – The Blockchain

Computing technology has not changed much since the invention of the computer. Computers have advanced, becoming more powerful, faster and cheaper. New algorithms, implemented both in silicon and code, have allowed for the evolution of what these computers can do. New applications are delivered on a daily basis leveraging this enhanced computing power. Connecting these…

Web3 and the democratization of Digital Assets

My good friend and former colleague from IBM, Nitin Gaur emphasizes that the true value of web3 stems from web3 giving users the  ability to traverse the value (of digital assets) across networks and ecosystems (paraphrased here from Nitin’s podcast Beyond Bitcoin which he co-hosts). The man nails it. It is the best description from…

21 Books I finished in 2021

I did not begin the year intending to read ’21 books in ’21’. That would make things really tough by 2051… This was purely a coincidence, and I only discovered the count when I well, counted the books for this post. But is something I am proud of. I am really excited about what I…

Is Voice the Interface of the Metaverse?

My takeaways from Voice Summit 2021 Is Voice the interface of the future, in the real world and the Metaverse? If you attended Voice Summit 2021 earlier this month you would certainly believe so. Synthetic Voice simulation, Voice cloning, and Voice-based Natural Language Processing and Analysis have progressed to a level of maturity where we…

Research study: The State of Software Delivery Management

Software Delivery Management and Value Stream Management – these two terms have been getting a lot of traction and attention of late as organizations enhance their focus on understanding where they are (or are not) getting the ‘value’ from the software they are delivering. Where do they need to invest in order to ensure that they…