2024

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Data center design in the age of AI: Integrating AI with legacy Infrastructure

CIO

In the age of artificial intelligence (AI), how can enterprises evaluate whether their existing data center design can fully employ the modern requirements needed to run AI? There are major considerations as IT leaders develop their AI strategies and evaluate the landscape of their infrastructure. This blog examines: What is considered legacy IT infrastructure?

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A major revision of Continuous Integration

Martin Fowler

At the turn of the century, I was lucky to involved in several projects that developed the practice of Continuous Integration. I wrote up our lessons from this work in article on my website, where it continues to be a oft-referenced resource for this important practice. Late last year a colleague contacted me to say that the article, now nearly twenty years old, was still useful, but was showing its age.

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23andMe tells victims it’s their fault that their data was breached

TechCrunch

Facing more than 30 lawsuits from victims of its massive data breach, 23andMe is now deflecting the blame to the victims themselves in an attempt to absolve itself from any responsibility, according to a letter sent to a group of victims seen by TechCrunch. “Rather than acknowledge its role in this data security disaster, 23andMe […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Three Gorges Dam Could Break: Potential for large humanitarian crisis

Ooda Loop

The iconic Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric dam, has been under significant pressure from floods for the last several months and is reaching crisis levels.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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6 Ways to Bring Strategy into Your Work Every Day

Harvard Business Review

Business leaders are expected to be strategic, and while organizational obstacles can prevent you from translating intent into strategic actions, so can your personal limitations and practices. It doesn’t have to be this way. Even when it feels like the odds are stacked against you, you have more choices than you may realize. Small decisions about where to focus and what to do throughout your day may feel inconsequential, but their impacts accumulate.

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These Services Shall Not Pass: Abusing Service Tags to Bypass Azure Firewall Rules (Customer Action Required)

Tenable

Azure customers whose firewall rules rely on Azure Service Tags, pay attention: You could be at risk due to a vulnerability detected by Tenable Research. Here’s what you need to know to determine if you’re affected, and if so, what you should do right away to protect your Azure environment from attackers. Tenable Research has discovered a vulnerability in Azure that allows an attacker to bypass firewall rules based on Azure Service Tags by forging requests from trusted services.

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Survey Surfaces Lots of Software Supply Chain Insecurity

DevOps.com

A global survey of 900 application security professionals finds nearly two-thirds work for organizations that have had their software supply chains compromised in the past two years.

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Linux as the new developer default at 37signals

David Heinemeier Hansson

For over twenty years, the Mac was the default at 37signals. For designers, programmers, support, and everyone else. That mono culture had some clear advantages, like being able to run Kandji and macOS-specific setup scripts. But it certainly also had its disadvantages, like dealing with Apple's awful reliability years , and being cut off from seeing how half our Basecamp customer base saw by default (since they're on Windows!).

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Why Every Engineering Team Should Embrace AWS Graviton4

Honeycomb

Two years ago, we shared our experiences with adopting AWS Graviton3 and our enthusiasm for the future of AWS Graviton and Arm. Once again, we’re privileged to share our experiences as a launch customer of the Amazon EC2 R8g instances powered by AWS Graviton4, the newest generation of AWS Graviton processors. This blog elaborates our Graviton4 preview results including detailed performance data.

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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Early AI Funding May Be Showing Some Cracks

Crunchbase News

While funding to AI-related startups remains strong, with nearly $30 billion raised so far this year alone, there are indicators that some of the earliest-stage investors are getting some AI fatigue. Deal-making volume seems to be slowing in the second quarter — with just a couple of weeks left — compared to other recent quarters, when investors’ appetite showed little to no limits for the all-encompassing technology.

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Unauthorized AI is eating your company data, thanks to your employees

CIO

Legal documents, HR data, source code, and other sensitive corporate information is being fed into unlicensed, publicly available AIs at a swift rate, leaving IT leaders with a mounting shadow AI mess.

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The surreal life of a professional bridesmaid

The Hustle

Jen Glantz sat in her Manhattan apartment on a Friday night with a bottle of two-buck chuck, a keyboard, and years’ worth of frustration. She’d just hung up with two friends. Were they friends? She wondered. Neither had been in touch for years, but they came to her with the same request: Would she be their bridesmaid? She was 26, and she’d been a bridesmaid at least six times.

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Law firm that handles data breaches was hit by data breach

TechCrunch

An international law firm that works with companies affected by security incidents has experienced its own cyberattack that exposed the sensitive health information of hundreds of thousands of data breach victims. San Francisco-based Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe said last week that hackers stole the personal information and sensitive health data of more than 637,000 data […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Entity Resolution: Your Guide to Deciding Whether to Build It or Buy It

Adding high-quality entity resolution capabilities to enterprise applications, services, data fabrics or data pipelines can be daunting and expensive. Organizations often invest millions of dollars and years of effort to achieve subpar results. This guide will walk you through the requirements and challenges of implementing entity resolution. By the end, you'll understand what to look for, the most common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, and your options.

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Quantum Day (aka “Q-Day”) is a Gray Rhino Stridently Galloping Straight at Your Organization

Ooda Loop

"Q-Day" is a scenario where "no more secrets" becomes a reality, as previously secure communications and data could be vulnerable to decryption by entities wielding quantum computational power (also known as "Quantum Supremacy"). Find a breakdown, analysis, and future scenarios here.

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How AI Can Change the Way Your Company Gets Work Done

Harvard Business Review

AI offers many ways to enhance a company’s overall internal capabilities and skills. AI can be used to infer skills from employee profiles and their activity. AI can be used to classify learning content and make it more applicable and accessible for the whole workforce, as well as making learning more personalized to each individual. AI can be used to summarize, recommend, and augment learning content.

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Rails Guides get a facelift

Ruby on Rails

When Rails 7.0 landed in December 2021, it came with a fresh new homepage and a new boot screen. The design of the guides, however, has remained largely untouched since 2009 - a point which hasn’t gone unnoticed (we heard your feedback). With all of the work right now going into removing complexity from the Rails framework and making the documentation consistent, clear, and up-to-date, it was time to tackle the design of the guides and make them equally modern, simple, and fresh.

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Netlify + Astro are partnering!

Netlify

Netlify announce sponsorship of Astro as their Official Deployment Partner to help fund the development of the open source project. Additionally, we’ll be announcing several new core primitives from both Netlify and Astro, aimed at making the whole web ecosystem stronger.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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Prisma Cloud Copilot: Don’t Just Ask, Act

Prisma Clud

Generative AI's acceleration of software delivery is straining current approaches to cloud security, making scaling nearly impossible because, as Gartner points out , organizations don’t have the skilled resources to take it all on. For those counting on AI to drive innovation, this is a problem. How do you keep safe? Here’s where Palo Alto Networks Precision AI TM comes in — a proprietary AI system that helps power Prisma Cloud Copilot.

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Effectively Balancing CEO Duties and Project Management – A Practical Guide

CEO Insider

As the CEO of a company, successfully juggling the diverse responsibilities of executive leadership and project management can seem like a daunting task. This guide is designed to provide insights and strategies to help you strike a productive balance. In the upcoming sections, we will explore: The challenges of managing both roles In Which Scenario […] The post Effectively Balancing CEO Duties and Project Management – A Practical Guide appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Introducing Honeycomb for Frontend Observability: Get the Data You Need for Actionable Customer Experience Improvements

Honeycomb

Today, we’re announcing the early access program of Honeycomb for Frontend Observability. Honeycomb for Frontend Observability gives teams the ability to quickly identify opportunities for optimization within their web app. This starts with better OpenTelemetry instrumentation, available as an NPM package, that lets you instrument and collect attribution data on Core Web Vitals in under an hour.

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Metaverse And Augmented Reality Remain Unpopular With VCs

Crunchbase News

The metaverse is not getting funded. That was the unsurprising finding from our latest data dive regarding investment in startups innovating around the metaverse, virtual reality and augmented reality. The space, which was significantly buzzier a few years ago, has apparently lost its cachet with VCs. Dwindling investment comes on the heels of disappointing adoption for the gear and leading metaverse platforms.

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12 Reasons Snowflake Costs Get Out of Control — And How to Solve It

With no barriers to entry you can get started with Snowflake for next to nothing, but as you may already know, costs can quickly spiral out of control. While usage costs can be better managed for your internal BI use case, Snowflake costs skyrocket for SaaS providers because the need to deliver real-time, interactive analytics in a multi-tenant environment is always on.

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European hospitals launch Microsoft-backed AI network to agree privacy guardrails

CIO

Artificial intelligence, it is widely assumed, will soon unleash the biggest transformation in health care provision since the medical sector started its journey to professionalization after the flu pandemic of 1918. The catch is that bringing this about will require new institutional channels for knowledge, engineering, and ethical collaboration that don’t yet exist.

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Linguistic Lumberjack: Attacking Cloud Services via Logging Endpoints (Fluent Bit - CVE-2024-4323)

Tenable

Tenable Research has discovered a critical memory corruption vulnerability dubbed Linguistic Lumberjack in Fluent Bit, a core component in the monitoring infrastructure of many cloud services. Key takeaways Fluent Bit is a logging utility heavily used by all major cloud providers. Tenable Research discovered a critical vulnerability dubbed Linguistic Lumberjack (CVE-2024-4323) within Fluent Bit’s built-in HTTP server that could potentially allow for denial of service, information disclosure, or

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Short-term rental provider Frontdesk lays off entire staff, on the verge of shutting down

TechCrunch

Another proptech startup has run into trouble. Frontdesk, a startup that managed more than 1,000 furnished apartments across the United States, laid off its entire 200-person workforce Tuesday after attempts to raise more capital failed, TechCrunch exclusively learned from sources familiar with internal happenings at the company. The mass layoff comes just seven months after […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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The Art of Geopolitical Intelligence: Lessons for Informed Decision-Making

Ooda Loop

With this post I reflect on some of the key lessons I have learned in the world of geopolitical intelligence analysis and reporting. My goal in sharing these lessons is to help you optimize your use of the reporting you see in the OODA daily pulse and the long form research and reporting done for our OODA network members.

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12 Reasons Snowflake Costs Get Out of Control — And How to Solve It

With no barriers to entry you can get started with Snowflake for next to nothing, but as you may already know, costs can quickly spiral out of control. While usage costs can be better managed for your internal BI use case, Snowflake costs skyrocket for SaaS providers because the need to deliver real-time, interactive analytics in a multi-tenant environment is always on.