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Kirsty Moreland

Kirsty is an experienced writer and editor with a foundation in blockchain technology and Web3. From learning about crypto, she developed an interest in finance and trading, which she now closely follows and documents.

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Functional Programming

Functional programming is the process of constructing programs by applying and composing pure functions. Learn more from Webopedia.


Workloads are computing processes that run in different environments and work to accomplish a task. Learn more from Webopedia.

String Interpolation

In computer programming, string interpolation is the process of replacing placeholders with values in a string literal. Learn more from Webopedia.


Function-as-a-Service describes a serverless, pay-per-use approach to developing applications that is offered by cloud service providers.

Data Lake

A data lake is a storage space for all forms of data in an organization, whether raw or processed, structured or unstructured.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The CCPA is the California Consumer Privacy Act, a data privacy law introduced in 2018 and enacted in 2020. Learn more from Webopedia.

Data Privacy

Data privacy is the confidentiality and protection of personal information and the right to access and transfer that data when desired.

Lazy Evaluation

In programming language theory, lazy evaluation is an evaluation strategy that delays the evaluation of an expression until its value is needed.

Propagation Delay

Propagation delay is the distance of a network wire divided by the propagation speed in computer networking. Learn more from Webopedia.

Utility Computing

Utility computing is a service offered to technology users in which a designated provider offers basic computing technology on a pay-per-use plan.

Five Eyes

The Five Eyes (FVEY) is an intelligence alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Bug Bounty Program

A Bug Bounty Program (BBP) is a crowdsourcing initiative, offered by companies or developers, that rewards individuals for identifying software bugs.