Bits(2) – Edition 05 – March 2020

You may blink less when you read from a computer screen (7 times a minute compared with 20 times a minute when reading off a printed page). But your reading speed slows down, too. On average, people read 10% slower from a screen than from paper. So, don’t get rid of those paperback novels just yet.


Implementing large software systems using a microservice architecture is a paradigm shift in software architecture. While it promises huge scalability and utmost reliability for cloud-processing environments, the adoption cost is quite high, due to the complex nature of technology. Selecting an experienced partner that can assist in making the platform and technology choices is therefore vitally important.