Richard Veryard Blog Index
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Planning to write a few blog posts and corporate white papers over the summer. Watch this space.
Richard Veryard on Architecture
Be the Change
Anyone fancy a job as Head of Infrastructure? Here is the job description, posted to Linked-In earlier this week. We're responsible for "IT Change", includ...
3 weeks ago
Richard Veryard on Computing
Blockchain and the Edge of Obfuscation - Privacy
According to Wikipedia, a *blockchain* is a decentralized, distributed and public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers ...
1 month ago
Security is downstream from strategy
Following @carolecadwalla's latest revelations about the misuse of personal data involving Facebook, she gets a response from Alex Stamos, Facebook's Chief...
2 months ago
Capitalism and Witchcraft
According to a new paper, "big data evidence suggests that the English language area was not capitalist between 1800 and 2000" (via @kvistgaard). The autho...
4 months ago
Weapons of Math Destruction
Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist and activist, has written a new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction.” She is concerned about the proliferation of certain kin...
1 year ago