2016 in APIs: Microservices

2016 in APIs: Microservices, Standards, Acquisitions & Security

2016 has been an eventful year on many fronts and not least for APIs. We’ve see the emergence of Microservices as a big new driver for API adoption, numerous high profile security breaches (being DDOSed by your own webcam hurts!), vendor acquisitions, the growth of the Open API Initiative and some more industry events. Some of these trends we already …

Nvidia Surges in 2016 Using Graphics Chips to Challenge Intel

Nvidia Surges in 2016 Using Graphics Chips to Challenge Intel

(Bloomberg) — When Paulina Sliwinska, a fund manager at Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford & Co., made the trip to Silicon Valley looking for the next big thing in technology, she found it — not in a hot startup run by a 23-year-old whiz kid just out of Stanford, but in a 23-year-old semiconductor maker that’s had the same chief executive officer …

The time travel paradox of artificial intelligence

The time travel paradox of artificial intelligence

Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Slaughterhouse Five and J.K.Rowling’s series of Harry Potter novels describe the time travel paradox. Traveling through time changes the future from the point in time where the traveler arrived. The personal assistant that will arrive at some time in the future will change humans from that point in time forward, but in a more impactful way than …

Augmented Reality IoT Market to Reach $7 Trillion

Augmented Reality IoT Market to Reach $7 Trillion

Global Augmented Reality (AR) markets are poised to achieve significant growth with the use of IoT smartphone apps and headsets or glasses that are platforms to project digital information as images onto a game image or a work situation. Key Topics in Augmented Reality (AR) Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016 to 2022 report are Augmented Reality, AR, Pokemon …