More On Oracle: Cloud, Blockchain, and Controversies

In today’s class, I gave a very brief presentation on Oracle’s history and its fairly new Generation 2 Cloud. However, as such a computer technology giant, there are a lot more to mention about their cloud business group, other fields of operations, and the controversies in which the company has been involved. First of all, … Continue reading More On Oracle: Cloud, Blockchain, and Controversies

Is “Cashlessness” The Way to Go? – Cashless Payments Around the World

With the astonishing speed of advancement in the data technology (DT) field, it is a much more common scene to see people walking around without their wallets. A smartphone with one (or a couple) mobile payment app will do. However, while the world seems to be moving towards a cashless society, different countries around the … Continue reading Is “Cashlessness” The Way to Go? – Cashless Payments Around the World

Book Summary – Machine|Platform|Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

Summary: Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson is the sequel of their bestseller - The Second Machine Age. In this book, they continue to talk about what has happened in the second machine age, but with a focus on three well-summarized topics: minds and machines, products and platforms, … Continue reading Book Summary – Machine|Platform|Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future