Category Archives: Misc

Agile Lipstick…

Do you agree with this LinkedIn article: “Many Organisations are just applying Agile Lipstick i.e. making superficial or cosmetic changes in a futile attempt to disguise the true nature of the challenges their Organisation face“? Link

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Code for Good

Every year JPMorgan Chase invites university students and experienced professionals to join them for an impactful experience: Code for Good, a series of hackathons hosted in their global technology centers. During these events, participants spend 12-24 hours with JPM employees, … Continue reading

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Converting Customers to Fans

Chris Capossela, Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft: “A few years ago, we started to move our thinking away from how we could woo customers away from our competitors, and instead focus on developing a fan-centric culture, and I think this has … Continue reading

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Two-thirds of all Android antivirus apps are frauds

Apparently, two-thirds of the ‘anti-virus’ apps on Google Play are frauds. The report, published by Austrian antivirus testing outfit AV-Comparatives, analyzed 250 Android antivirus apps available on the official Google Play Store. The report’s results are tragicomical –with antivirus apps detecting … Continue reading

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Bill Gates: a new way to look at Leonardo

  “If you just look carefully, you could really figure the world out” On Dec. 18 Bill Gates wrote: “I’ve been fascinated by the artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci for decades. He had one of the most innovative minds … Continue reading

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Bill Gates on Paul Allen

On Oct. 16 Bill Gates wrote: “When I think about Paul, I remember a passionate man who held his family and friends dear. I also remember a brilliant technologist and philanthropist who wanted to accomplish great things, and did.” Link

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No future without maths

“Today’s and tomorrow’s jobs will require more and more mathematics; and yet the level of students in the West seems to be consistently dropping. What can we tech companies do about this? Maths seems to have worked its way into … Continue reading

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