Top techies tout their top tech tools for webscale computing

Developers love the latest and greatest tooling. Whether it’s Sawzall, a Google language that bridges declarative and procedural worlds. Or Kafka, a real-time framework for managing data streams. Here are four or five tools that deserve a look.

Coffee & Empathy: Why data without a soul is meaningless

As we move towards a quantified society, one shaped by data, we start to dismiss things that are unquantified. Empathy, emotion and storytelling — these are as much a part of business as they are of life. Here is why.

Nasdaq on the virtues of the public cloud

Financial institutions have a lot of data — as in multiple petabytes– so storing that data for use in new products and for regulatory compliance will move to the public cloud.