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We need an open API for business – The Daily PPILL #133

We need an open API for business – The Daily PPILL #133

An API is one of those words that us “tech bros” (can I say “tech sis”?) just throw around mindlessly, with disregard of the huge idea behind it. It stands for “Application Programming Interface’ and the formal definition of an API...
Shipping Containers, work, and TCP/UDP? – The Daily PPILL # 128

Shipping Containers, work, and TCP/UDP? – The Daily PPILL # 128

Some time ago, I was listening to a Fresh Air episode about the global supply chain and while hearing about the extreme complexity of properly orchestrating trans-shipment and to efficiently store each container, it came to mind how this could be used to explain two...
Run towards complexity – The Daily PPILL #120

Run towards complexity – The Daily PPILL #120

Digital Transformation is not just about using new technologies in a company’s operations, but also about adapting their business model and processes, changing their culture, operating models and management thinking. It is all about removing complexity. And if...
Non invertible functions – The Daily PPILL #117

Non invertible functions – The Daily PPILL #117

This is quite a nerdy one. One of the things used quite a lot in cryptography, is what are called “non invertible functions”. These are mathematical functions that by operating on something they give you a result, but the inverse function either doesn’t exist, or its...
Look! New running shoes! – The Daily PPILL #116

Look! New running shoes! – The Daily PPILL #116

People are often drawn to buying a new accessory, running shoes, electronics and other things when they feel like they need a change in their life. Buying a new accessory can be a great way to motivate oneself. It can be a good way to celebrate reaching a goal, or it...