January 2015 Blog Posts (6)

Phone Software Entrepreneurs? Under 30 Forbes List

Forbes published an under 30 tech list featuring entrepreneurs who've made it big. Read about it …

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Added by Michael Levin on January 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Getting Started With Android

Interested in Android programming? Here's a nice, recent article at Lifehacker outlining good, free resources to get you going. http://lifehacker.com/i-want-to-write-android-apps-where-do-i-start-1643818268 ;

Added by Michael Levin on January 22, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments

Pay What You Want: Back-End Developer Course Bundle

Pay What You Want: Back-End Developer Course Bundle…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 20, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Speak at OSCON!

Here's a message from O'Relly about OSCON 2015:

We're deep into planning OSCON 2015 and we've got some exciting news: OSCON is changing. We're no longer beating the drum and leading…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 9, 2015 at 11:47am — No Comments

O'Reilly Solid Conference CFP closes 1/20!

The O'Reilly Solid conference is in San Diego in June and it's all about the merging of HW/SW for the IoT. Want to get involved? The Call for Papers is open and there are loads of benefits in giving a presentation for an O'Reilly conference., Take it from me! It's a great thing to do for the community and you learn a ton…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 9, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Use SQL, Hadoop, Drill, REST, JSON, NoSQL, and HBase in a Simple REST Client

Our friend Carol just published this article.

SQL will become one of the most prolific use cases in the Hadoop ecosystem, according to Forrester Research. Apache Drill is an open source SQL query engine for big data exploration. REST services and clients have emerged as popular technologies on the Internet. Apache HBase is a hugely popular Hadoop NoSQL…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 7, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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Elastic Stack 7.6 Released with Security, Performance, and Observability Improvements

Elastic announced the release of Elastic Stack 7.6. This release contains a number of security improvements including a new SIEM detection engine and a redesigned SIEM overview dashboard page. This release also includes performance improvements to queries that are sorted by date, enhanced supervised machine learning capabilities, and support for ingesting Jaeger trace data.

By Matt Campbell

Article: Q&A on the Book Unleashing the Power of Diversity

The book Unleashing the Power of Diversity by Bjørn Z. Ekelund describes the Diversity Icebreaker, an experiential communication exercise where people learn about themselves and others. The differences are named Red, Blue and Green, a language of diversity that is relevant for interaction, problem solving, giving feedback, and creating inclusiveness and trust.

By Ben Linders, Bjørn Ekelund

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac Adds ASP.NET Core Blazor Server Applications

In January, Microsoft released Visual Studio 2019 for Mac 8.4.3 with a handful of features and improvements that were a direct request from developers on their developer community forum. Visual Studio for Mac can target the latest platform capabilities, for Android, iOS, as well .NET Core application that can be hosted on Windows, macOS or Linux.

By Vinicius Leite

Podcast: Steve Milligan on Agile Finance and Finding Synergies

In this podcast recorded at Agile 2019, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Steve Milligan about his work in Agile Finance and bringing the back-office along on the agile transformation journey.

By Steve Milligan

Microsoft Open-Sources Project Petridish for Deep-Learning Optimization

A team from Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University has open-sourced Project Petridish, a neural architecture search algorithm that automatically builds deep-learning models that are optimized to satisfy a variety of constraints. Using Petridish, the team achieved state-of-the-art results on the CIFAR-10 benchmark with only 2.2M parameters and five GPU-days of search time.

By Anthony Alford

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