Richard Veryard Blog Index
Thursday, September 6, 2012
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Richard Veryard on Architecture
The Hungry Tapeworm
This week, three American companies announced a joint venture to sort out healthcare for their own employees. Ambitious, huh? This is not the first time la...
1 week ago
Carillion Struck By Lightning
@NilsPratley blames delusion in the boardroom (on a grand scale, he says) for Carillion's collapse. "In the end, it comes down to judgments made in the boa...
4 weeks ago
Richard Veryard on Computing
Blockchain and the Edge of Disruption - Kodak
Shares in Eastman Kodak more than doubled today following the announcement of the Kodakcoin, "a photocentric cryptocurrency to empower photographers and ag...
5 weeks ago
Capitalism and Witchcraft
According to a new paper, "big data evidence suggests that the English language area was not capitalist between 1800 and 2000" (via @kvistgaard). The autho...
5 weeks ago
Weapons of Math Destruction
Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist and activist, has written a new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction.” She is concerned about the proliferation of certain kin...
1 year ago