Anne Currie

Anne Currie

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What is Eventual Consistency And Why Is It So Cool?

Apr 11, 2018 by Anne Currie
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Starling - How to Build a Bank in a Year

Apr 4, 2018 by Anne Currie

Last year we launched The Cloud Native Attitude a short book describing modern infrastructure tools like Docker and Kubernetes and which included 3 case studies on real life Cloud Native enterprises (The Financial Times, Skyscanner and ASOS). We're about to re-release the book with 2 new chapters and 2 more case studies: the challenger bank Starling and ITV. In the run-up to KubeCon, where we'll unveil the new book, we'll be releasing the new.

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QCon London And Tech Ethics in Action

Feb 28, 2018 by Anne Currie

My interest at the moment is in web scale and its ramifications. I'm interested in the way current tools, especially IaaS, CI/CD and microservices are vastly increasing the velocity at which new products and features get to market (500-1000x) and the speed at which they can be scaled. I'm particularly fascinated by the ramifications of this fast progress, and whether we are de-risking product development at the expense of increased cultural.

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Container Solutions At QCon London

Feb 26, 2018 by Anne Currie

For QCon London, from 5-9th March, Container Solutions’ London team will be joined by our colleagues from Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

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Ethical vs Unethical? Or Ethical vs Inadvertent?

Feb 6, 2018 by Anne Currie

Next month I’ll be co-hosting the first QCon Tech Ethics track in London with Gareth Rushgrove. We’ll hear speakers from many different areas of technology talking about the ethical issues they face. We’ll discuss ethical (and unethical) algorithms, codes of ethics, machine learning, AI, hiring, education and diversity. We could talk about much more but it’s only one day! In this post, I’m going to try to get my own head around the idea of.

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