Maybe you’re not going to buy a $7,000 smart toilet, but the Internet of Things (IoT) is on its way to your home and office. Silly gadgets aside, IoT device inventors face many programming challenges. It’s hard adding identity, trust, and interoperability to IoT hardware. The Ockam startup will change this for the better.
Serverless computing‘s poster child software is Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Lambda. It only has one little problem: You can use it on AWS. If you’re wedded to AWS, that’s not a problem, but if you want to use it on another cloud platform or as part of a hybrid cloud, you’re out of luck. Until now.
If I were in charge of Microsoft, besides fully embracing Linux for the desktop, I’d give up on trying to challenge Google’s Chromebooks with lightweight versions of Windows. It hasn’t worked before, and it won’t work now.
In his Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML) post, Torvalds wrote, “The numbering change is not indicative of anything special. If you want to have an official reason, it’s that I ran out of fingers and toes to count on, so 4.21 became 5.0.”
Surely, there’s more to it than that. Right? Nope.
Torvalds went on, “Go wild. Make up your own reason for why it’s 5.0.”