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Podcast 9: Distributed Data Systems

January 15th, 2018 Posted by Podcast 0 thoughts on “Podcast 9: Distributed Data Systems”


Podcast 9 is out featuring Vasilis Bekiaris, engineer at Hazelcast. We are talking about distributed data systems and topics such the CAP theorem, cloud services and explain all the different systems available to modern developers: key-value stores, document databases, streaming platform. A must learn for every aspiring startup developer out there.

Podcast 8: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto Assets & their effects on the world

December 20th, 2017 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Podcast 8: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto Assets & their effects on the world”

The interest in crypto-currencies at all times high. Now is a good opportunity to step back from the speculation craziness and find out what Bitcoin and the other crypto-currencies are about and how they work and what promise they hold for the future. In this podcast, we are talking George Kimionis, a pioneer of the space and founder at Bitcoin and alt-coins wallet Coinomi.

Taming Streaming Data with Lenses by Landoop

December 12th, 2017 Posted by Investments 0 thoughts on “Taming Streaming Data with Lenses by Landoop”

During my tenure as a Product Manager at Splunk, I had the chance to meet with several Fortune 500 customers who wanted to create a central data transfer backbone. Their goal was to be able to swap or add new destinations for their data, like a warehouse, an application consumer, or a solution like Splunk. Such a backbone would allow IT or other stakeholders to mix and match different technologies without any changes in the most dreaded part of a pipeline, the ingestion layer. More often than not, that backbone is Apache Kafka and its usage has been championed by several high profile tech companies, like LinkedIn -the creators of the project- or Netflix.


Podcast 7: AI, ML, Data traps & Conciousness

December 7th, 2017 Posted by Podcast, Podcasts 0 thoughts on “Podcast 7: AI, ML, Data traps & Conciousness”

In the podcast, we are discussing with AI researcher & entrepreneur Stavros Vassos. We talk briefly through the evolution in AI and focus on Machine Learning. We explain the different strategies to train a system, the various application and how the training data can ruin an AI system. We close the podcast with a very interesting discussion on intelligence versus consciousness, is the latter necessary?





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