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Snowflake reflects on 10 years past, ponders 10 years to come

Snowflake reflects on 10 years past, ponders 10 years to come

(Michael Vi/Shutterstock) When Snowflake Computing was founded 10 years ago, the big data market was very different from what it is today. Behind something called Hadoop, momentum was building, while cloud computing was viewed with suspicion. Despite these headwinds, the founders of Snowflake stayed true to their original vision and ultimately played a major role …

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100 years of innovation and inventions: South African Vice-Chancellor reflects on what's next

100 years of innovation and inventions: South African Vice-Chancellor reflects on what’s next

We live in a world characterized by inequality, poverty, economic volatility, globalization, climate change and ambiguity. In my own country, South Africa, people have to deal with socio-economic and political instability, power and water cuts, homelessness, unethical governance and poor or non-existent service delivery. It is far from what the country could be if we …

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