Sunny Webb

Posts by Sunny Webb

Something controversial

by on August 10, 2018 8:03 pm
With the recent news of Tesla considering going private in order to curve speculator concerns,  luxury semi-autonomous electrical vehicles are in question.  Is it because the technology is not solid enough to attract customer demand?  Or because customers are not comfortable giving up the ease of access for gasoline engines ?  Or because suppliers are… Read more Something controversial

My password is password

by on July 24, 2018 3:17 pm
Kidding! But it got you to read my blog 🙂 In class, Steven Herrod of General Catalyst Partners discussed new challenges with cybersecurity: what it used to be, what happens when it doesn’t work, and what’s next.  One notable topic I learned was about bitcoin hacks.  Hackers breech a person’s computer, and lock access to… Read more My password is password

Why Siri sucks (and will continue to suck)

by on July 18, 2018 2:18 pm
In class we discussed trends in AI, and had some incredible speakers who diffused several myths.  In this blog, I will take on why Siri….. well…. sucks. Some critics think that Apple is too large, and thus is not able to innovate new products and services. The notoriously lagging performance of Siri is a perfect example… Read more Why Siri sucks (and will continue to suck)

Caution: Avoid blinky lights

by on July 13, 2018 2:02 pm
In our last class, Montse Medina, cofounder of Jetlore, spoke about her experience as an entrepreneur in cloud computing.  Jetlore is a machine learning cloud company that analyzes consumer behavior.  They were just acquired by Paypal. Montse’s perspective resonated with me because her first piece of advice is to start from a business, and then… Read more Caution: Avoid blinky lights

Are Nanoservices a thing?

by on July 6, 2018 4:17 pm
In class, we learned about how containerization is replacing virtualization. For me, this was an interesting topic because Professor Barreto explained the technology infrastructure differences, the benefits, and some of the challenges.  As I dug deeper, I discovered that emerging trends beyond Containerization include Microservices, and even Nanoservices.  Yes, they are a thing. Before we… Read more Are Nanoservices a thing?