Reality Check

Michael Daconta

Reality Check

  • Artificial intelligence schedules the massive Hong Kong subway system

    Fears and fantasies about artificial intelligence

    Despite the controversy it sparks, artificial intelligence is no longer an exotic rarity that only thrives in research labs and ivory towers; instead, AI applications are becoming mainstream in the public and private sectors.

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  • Docker app containers will disrupt cloud computing

    Why Docker is disruptive

    Application containers like Docker will simplify application deployment across multiple platforms, including across multiple cloud providers.

  • Watchmaker closely examining a watch

    Is unit testing of software a waste of time?

    The integration of testing into the coding part of the development lifecycle is a good thing, but don't go too far by fostering a brute-force, test-first and test-everything approach.

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