Peter’s leeslijst Week 33

Ik spaar veel online artikelen over onderwerpen die mij interesseren. Het zijn te veel artikelen om allemaal te posten of te tweeten. Met ingang van deze week zal ik proberen om elke zaterdag een leuke lijst van zo’n 5 artikelen samen te stellen in Peter’s leeslijst. Ik ben benieuwd naar jullie feedback en suggesties.

The hazards of the API economy

Maintaining a platform for external developers is a very tricky line to toe. Look at how skittish Apple gets just adding features to every subsequent release of iOS. It's trying very hard to integrate the features and services that people really want without losing its iron grip over a smartphone platform that basically defined the market category. Meanwhile, Microsoft is building itself out as a developer platform once more, trying to convince the world that it's shaken its proprietary-first ways.

So basically, every single cloud service you love lives on top of an interconnected network of flashlight beams. All it takes, sometimes, is a single beam being turned off or even pointed a different way, and the entire structure shifts. But, at the end of the day, they're just flashlight beams. Tread with caution, or else not at all.

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Geen emailstress na vakantie: delete gewoon alle mails Duits automerk Daimler heeft dé oplossing voor e-mailstress na de vakantie: alle mails worden gewoon verwijderd.

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The Internet Has Grown Too Big for Its Aging Infrastructure

Yesterday, the 20,000 customers who use a Lansing Michigan web hosting company called Liquid Web had some big internet problems. The reason: the internet grew too big for the memory chips in the company’s Cisco routers.

Think of it as the internet’s latest growing pain. It’s a problem that networking geeks have seen coming for awhile now, but yesterday it finally struck. And it’s likely to cause more problems in the next few weeks.

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The internet of everything: 5 big ideas at Structure Connect about connecting everyone and everything Between the smart home, wearables and the industrial internet, we’re hearing about the internet of things all the time. But before we start connecting devices, we need to connect people in more places, improve connectivity in our homes and offices and even figure out how we can connect our web services to these new products that you control via an app.

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