Software Bug

by on July 4, 2017 2:21 pm
The foundation of a functional computer system is the presence of an operational software. The presence of a flawed software in a computer inhibits correct and expected operation of computer’s program. The failure of a computer program to produce desired results by a user is known as the software bug. There are various factors that… Read more Software Bug

AI and ML at Microsoft, Google, and Apple

by on July 4, 2017 10:55 am
With machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) being of particular relevance to this course as leading trends in IT, and also central themes in the annual developer conferences of 3 tech giants, I have chosen to compare & contrast strategies, products, and approaches in the field. Microsoft at Build, Apple at WWDC, and Google… Read more AI and ML at Microsoft, Google, and Apple

Fault-Tolerance in Cloud Services

by on July 3, 2017 2:20 pm
On Feb 28 2017, companies such as Quora, Slack, Expedia, and GitHub found themselves inexplicably inaccessible by their customers through the internet. They, along with several other companies, big and small alike, scrambled to find the problem, as each passing second meant significant losses in revenue. It was only 4 hours later that they found… Read more Fault-Tolerance in Cloud Services

High-Tech: Exploring Reg-Tech for the Cannabis Industry in CA

by on July 2, 2017 10:52 pm
This week our guest speaker, Chris Cruz, shared his experiences of being the Deputy Chief Intelligence Officer (CIO) of California. While most of his talk provided us an overview of the state’s priorities in modernizing their technology infrastructure, he did dedicate time to discuss the reg-tech (regulatory tech) approach to the burgeoning cannabis industry. More… Read more High-Tech: Exploring Reg-Tech for the Cannabis Industry in CA