A nice sunny morning in London started with a very interesting Keynote on Artificial Intelligence. Peter Morgan gave an introduction into Intelligence and its types. It was fascinating to see what areas of science and physics are needed ...Read More
How should Investment Banks capitalise on the new Apple Watch for financial trading?
With the launch of the Apple Watch Caplin wanted to board the wearable tech bandwagon. We wanted to ask the questions why and how should a sell side Investment Bank want to use wearable tech? Let’s face ...Read More
HackDay 6 – Hack-o-ween roundup
Last Friday saw another 24-hour coding-fest at Caplin HQ. All engineering staff were asked to form teams for a start on Thursday lunchtime and build something cool to demo on Friday afternoon. For a number of people furiously working on their ...Read More
Is the future of trading more transparent, social and sharable in nature like other upcoming Fintech disruptors?
We got an opportunity at Activate London 2014 organized by the Guardian, to learn about emerging, game changing trends in the financial domain.The core topic of discussion was around the changes happening in ...Read More
Having gone to the 'Internetworld 2012' event, there seems to be a clear emerging trend for mobiles, which should come as no surprise. We are all going to be using our phones to pay for things from now on. ...Read More
Internet Explorer Automatic Updates!
This was announced nearly 3 months old now, somehow it passed me by, but Microsoft are going to start automatically updating Internet Explorer to the latest version. This is really big news. People running Windows XP will ...Read More
The world went HTML5, finally Adobe are catching up!
Yesterday's announcement by Adobe that they were abandoning Flash for mobile was greeted with almost universal acclaim in the tech blogosphere. Unusually, there weren't many people surprised or disappointed by the decision. Why? Well, It turns out ...Read More
Dart: did Google miss the bull’s-eye?
The vocal portions of the Web that care about such things seem to have already made up their minds about Dart, the new web programming language from Google. My opinion of it has ...Read More
Financial Times Proves HTML5 Can Beat Native Mobile Apps
A colleague sent out a link to this article over the weekend - well worth a read. Apparently when ...Read More
In university we were given various compulsory professional ethics modules, which I considered largely pointless. I still do. Perhaps they should simply have given us a copy of Uncle Bob's new book "The Clean Coder". When it comes ...Read More