“Premature Optimization” and the Pandora Box of Debates that Followed

“Premature optimization is the root of all evil.” This popular phrase in software engineering has led to interesting discussions on technical debt, the meaning of engineering and the Swiss cheese model of accident management. Hello World – read on to find more.

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Naming Contest: A New “A”-Word For A.I.

What word would you pick for the letter “A” to stand for in A.I.? Here are 4 candidates – and the last one is all natural & organic. Be prepared for some fun, creative time!

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Talk Takeaway: “Fintech & Blockchain in China” by Prof. He Zhiguo (University of Chicago)

Takeaways from a talk on fintech & blockchain – and the 1st topic we talk about is *pig faces*, which is of course highly relevant. Plus the topics of kings and how to summarize money in 4 words (or less).

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