May 2017 Blog Posts (5)

Add a Caption to an Image

The ability to Interpret image data using software is advancing fast! The two images above are captioned with program generated text. Here's an article that describes concepts and an approach to generate a caption for an image. The code is written in Python and uses TensorFlow. …

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Added by Michael Levin on May 25, 2017 at 8:57am — No Comments

The JHipster Mini Book ::: Free!

This is what I'm reading right now. Here you go! Matt has given us good presentations that are quick and to the point. Super cool! If you decide to pay $19.95 for the printed book, it'll cover about 3 craft pints. The health monitor app Matt made will record one less point. You'll see! Enjoy, and be sure to let Matt know how much you appreciate this free mini…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 18, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

$11 Billion Swapmeet

First of all, relax, I'm not announcing an exclusive executive swapmeet.  The market for used cell phones has ramped up to a whopping $11 billion as of 2016[1].  That's a big number by itself, especially since the market scarcely existed just ten years ago.  By comparison, everything sold in every category by everyone worldwide on Ebay, new or used, was $84 billion total in 2016[2].

Unless you are actually a senior exec and can offer your device, refurbished, to other…

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Added by Ismail Jones on May 15, 2017 at 8:36pm — No Comments

3 Typical Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools for Marketing Decision

(from http://www.octoparse.com/blog/3-typical-ways-to-use-web-scraping-to...)

Web scraping, also known as web crawling, (web) data extraction, data mining, screen scraping, is the process of collecting large amounts of data from the web, then save to a file, database, etc. Let’s dig deeper into web…

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Added by Paul Black on May 15, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Mobile devices prove to be a setback for cross-platform software development, but I hope it will be a minor one.  At present, Android totally dominates the mobile market both in terms of hardware and software volume.  As well, mobile devices are overtaking desktops for overall usage as we speak.  But Linux, as open-source-friendly as it is appears to be getting the rub from Google, so where are we?

As Google continues to grumble about not controlling the world, they're leaking…

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Added by Ismail Jones on May 14, 2017 at 9:24am — No Comments

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WebExpo 2019: Make Healthcare Affordable and Accessible Using Tech and AI

Anna Zawilska, Lead User Researcher at Babylon Health, recently presented, at WebExpo 2019 in Prague, the lessons learnt from their experience delivering remote healthcare through a combination of technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Babylon Health came to adjust three key assumptions underpinning their product development.

By Bruno Couriol

Article: Q&A on the Book The Driver in the Driverless Car

The book The Driver in the Driverless Car by Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever explores how technology is changing faster and faster, and what impact that can have on the future of our society. It aims to help frame decisions and thinking about rapidly developing technologies. Salkever and Wadhwa cover a wide variety of technologies, including robotics, AI, quantum computing, and driverless cars.

By Ben Linders, Vivek Wadhwa, Alex Salkever

Presentation: Business Agility – Increasing Your Organization’s Competitiveness

Dean Latchana addresses how organizations can handle market pressure and opportunity, covering closing the gap between vision and execution, determining strategic fit with the vision, and others.

By Dean Latchana

Presentation: Introduction to Stateful Property-based Testing

Tomasz Kowal presents a high-level overview that is both encouraging for beginners but also maps the road to mastering Property-based Testing.

By Tomasz Kowal

Introducing Maesh: A Service Mesh for Kubernetes

On September 4th, 2019, Containous, a cloud infrastructure software provider, released Maesh, an open-source service mesh written in Golang and built on top of the reverse proxy and load balancer Traefik. Maesh promises to provide a lightweight service mesh solution that is easy to get started with and to roll out across a microservice application.

By K Jonas

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