Are you being monitored right now?

ARGUS is a 1.8-gigapixel video surveillance platform that can resolve details as small as 6 inches/15 cm from an altitude of 20,000 feet/6 km. The image is detailed enough to be able to see you waving your arms and what kind of clothes you wear.

Cowboy coding

Cowboy coding is when you make live changes to a website everyone can see. If you do anything that might break your site – you’re cowboy coding.

Velocity’s a wrap

This year’s Velocity Santa Clara conference is over. We’re happy to have met so many amazing IT pros.

Mobile is now the first screen

Mobile devices are replacing television as the first screen on which customers view video, because young people’s viewing habits are changing more rapidly than broadcasters can keep up with. The suddenly-rapid pace of digital change in the TV market may be a ‘ketchup moment’ and the TV industry will have to work on a mobile-first strategy. Not a digital-first strategy.

The promise of service workers

At the Velocity conference, Google’s Patrick Meenan talked about service workers – a way to run scripts in the browser, separate from the web page, opening the door to features which don’t need a web page or user interaction.

A digital gold rush?

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is going to start monitoring bitcoin value. The warm hand of government regulations may be enough to take bitcoin into the mainstream.

Things are happening at Velocity

Where’s Pingdom? At the Velocity conference in Santa Clara, U.S.A. Welcome to booth 615 and connect with DevOps and web performance professionals. We’ll be introducing technologies and demo all products, including their integrations with Librato and Papertrail.

Graphene will rock your world

An international team of researchers based at MIT has figured out how to make the edges of the two-dimensional wonder material graphene behave like one-dimensional electronic wires. In terms of quantum computers, that’s an important advantage.