Avoid locking-in your own clients

We always complain about vendor lock-in. And try to “escape” it by using open-source tools or making sure the vendors offer clear export options in case we want to leave at some point. But sometimes we forget that we may be the “evil vendor”...

Let’s kill some conferences

The research community is now discussing whether conferences should be back to being in-person, continue as virtual or follow some kind of hybrid model. I have a different proposal. I suggest taking this opportunity to “kill” a bunch of conferences.  Even...