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The Power of Big Data and Psychographics

In a presentation at the 2016 Concordia Summit, Mr. Alexander Nix discusses the power of big data in global elections. Cambridge Analytica’s revolutionary approach to audience targeting, data modeling, and psychographic profiling has made them a leader in behavioral microtargeting for election processes around the world.

The Future of Augmented Reality

A conceptual view of how augmented reality may be used in the future. Although the video depicts the user with a smartphone, in the future it is more likely that the user will be wearing some form of augmented reality eyewear. Once refined and adapted, augmented reality will play a key role in the way […]

J-Fall 2015 Speaker Rene Boere & Pascal Snippen – Pushing the limits of Continuous Delivery

Containers, cloud platformen, Service Discovery en Continuous Delivery zijn technologieën die zich momenteel razendsnel ontwikkelen. We passen allemaal al jaren Continuous Integration gecombineerd met unittesten toe in onze projecten. In deze sessie geeft Quintor haar visie hoe we Continuous Integration de komende jaren zien evolueren naar een Continuous Delivery omgeving op Web-scale formaat, gebruikmakend van […]

The Artificial Intelligence revolution

Over the 20th century, the development of automated machinery has propelled modern industry and manufacturing into new heights of productivity. However, the cost of this technological advancement has been the displacement of millions of blue collar jobs across the world. In contrast, white-collar labour has always been regarded as safe from the kind of automation […]

TEQnation 2019: Ivor Boers & Michel Drenthe – Adventures in autonomous sailing

Machine learning has a big impact on the world. In this presentation, we will look at advancements in robotic sailing and talk about our own plans to use machine learning to go sailing. Follow us on our journey to build an autonomous boat that can sail around the world. Starting with a standard RC boat […]

J-Fall 2016 Speaker Bert Ertman & Willem Dekker – The Fallacies of Distributed Computing

Modern Software Architectures increasingly rely on the network for parts of applications to communicate with each other. In the minds of many software developers the network will never fail. But when L Peter Deutsch wrote the “Fallacies of Distributed Computing” paper back in 1994, he was probably never more right than today. One of the […]

J-Fall Virtual 2020: Duncan Bloem – Migration strategy from (10-15yr) old Java-EE app to modern cloud native apps

10 to 15yrs ago, ABN begun leveraging internet banking. Many (thousands) of web-app were written in java-ee style, deploy on IBM Websphere clustered machines. Remote EJB2 and JNDI was the prefered way to create small and flexible applications. Everything was focussed to _prevent_ deployments at all costs. Because of the long deployment cycle. Nowadays, we […]

J-Spring 2018: Roy van Rijn – Fostering an evolving architecture in the agile world

What is software architecture? Is it the decision to adopt microservices? Is it the document that describes the layers in your Java EE application? No, every line of code you commit is part of your evolving architecture. During this talk I’ll explain how we, at the Port of Rotterdam, manage our software architecture in an […]