What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #107

another big week for open source and cloud infra as Heptio bought by VMware to bring k8s mainstream, great read on how Gitlab settled on Open Core business model, and cloudflare’s new serverless approach built on the Chrome v8 engine - faster, cheaper, better, cool read on secure multi party computation from Dropout Labs to allow for privacy-preserving ML

VMware acquires Heptio, the startup founded by 2 co-founders of Kubernetes

open source is hot, VMware looking to bring Kubernetes to enterprise mainstream


How GitLab makes money

they tried it all and settled on “open core” with upsells of features for different buyers


Scaling Startups

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks for three traits in leaders

His advice for leaders happens to double as life advice for anyone.


#1 Sign of High Intelligence, According to Jeff Bezos

This is what the Amazon founder looks for when he wants to know if someone is really smart.


Enterprise Tech

Cloud Computing without Containers

big idea - cool use of Chrome v8 engine to power serverless apps, avoids cold start problem and 1/3 cost of AWS Lambda


how Stubhub Modernized Ops, Architecture

how Stubhub modernized their ops, moved to a microservices architecture and then to GCP


GitHub Universe 2018: Low Key Revolutionary

recap from James Governor at RedMonk - 31mm devs, actions added and will this lead to Github as an infrastructure platform?


Google Cloud to make it easier for data scientists to share models

brilliant - models are containerized - data scientists can simply adjust the underlying model as needed and relaunch in a continuous delivery kind of approach - opens up even more possibilities for model usage in a company.


Bell Says Latest Helicopter Designed 10 Times Faster With VR

one of intriguing and potentially big use cases of enterprise VR - CAD/CAM design


Secret Sharing Explained – Dropout Labs

Secure multi-party computation (MPC) is a cryptographic technique that lets multiple parties jointly and securely compute a function while keeping their inputs private. At Dropout Labs, we’re using…


Cool Stuff

Xinhua has created a “virtual anchor” using AI - creepy!

Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut - YouTube

Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut - YouTube

By Ed Sim

Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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