Your Anonymous Data isn't Anonymous

It’s been said that data is the new oil, and for good reason; insights from analysing data can save money and create competitive advantage, especially as we combine data sets...

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How do you stop software breaking?

The difficulty with quality is that like all knowledge work, it’s invisible. Each practice within the discipline guards against specific issues, and each can be skipped… until something breaks. Software...

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Monolith or Microservices?

If you are starting a new project, what should you build? Perhaps a more important question is, how should you build it? Historically, most teams have built monolithic products. Monolithic...

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WIP & Why multitasking is costly

5am on the road, and the streets are empty - you get from point A to point B rapidly, as does everyone else awake at that hour. Several hours later...

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What *actually* is DevOps?

DevOps is a pretty popular term right now. It’s well established in many companies and even made it into frameworks like SAFe 4.5. But what actually is it? Most people...

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Installing Kali Linux on a Dell XPS 9550

I’ve used Kali Linux as a daily driver on my Dell XPS 15 for most of the last year, and it works well for that purpose. There are a couple...

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Encrypt your home directory in Kali Linux

Full disk encryption requires you to enter a password on boot, and isn’t the smoothest experience. It is the best approach from a security point of view, but I’m a...

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Does my non-EU business need GDPR compliance?

The answer is maybe. There are a lot of consultants making a bundle off GDPR at the moment, selling opinions. What is definite is that we have the wording of...

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