October 2009 Blog Posts (7)

PingMe - Brainstorming!


I'm doing some brainstorming and want your input: read about it here, on my Swampcast blog.

Added by Michael Levin on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

What's Your Favorite iPhone App?



My favorite app right now is called Lose it for iPhone. It's taught me Burger King is delicious but I have to exercise about this much to offset 1 Angry burger, which is my weakness:



50 cal - 20 min weightlifting

100 cal - 20 min aerobics

200 cal - 20 min running

200 cal - 20… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 19, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Is Oracle Good for Java?



I thought you all would like to know firsthand some observations of the Oracle Open World conference from Bert Ertman:



"Here’s a little write-up of my Oracle OpenWorld impressions so far. I’ll try to make it a complete, logical story, but first I would like to second some… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 16, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Freelancing - You Better Believe I'm Multi-Lingual!



There's a new book out called Programming F# What's F#? Why should you care? What's it gonna do for you?



Well, here's what you get when you… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 15, 2009 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Meet your Java neighbors in W Africa!





Interested in meeting some colleagues in West Africa? SeneJUG is the West African Java User Group. Members come from Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Morocco and many other countries in Africa. France, too! Many of our group already live in Dakar, Senegal's beautiful capital, because of the stellar Polytechnic University of Dakar. Our advisor, Alex…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 14, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Google Voice

I just got an invitation to use Google Voice:



"You are invited to open a free Google Voice account. If you haven't already heard about it, Google Voice is a service that makes using your current phones much better!



Here's what it offers:



* A personal phone number that rings all of your existing phones when people call

* All of your voicemail in one inbox with unlimited online storage and free voicemail transcripts… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 13, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

What Will Happen to Java?

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Overheard at Oracleworld: @johnkwaters RT Gosling at #Oracle OpenWorld: What will happen to Java? Oracle is committed.... "I'm not worried about their stewardship..."…





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Added by Michael Levin on October 12, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

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Deno 1.10 Released with Shared Wasm Memory and Web Storage Support

The Deno team recently released Deno 1.10 with shared WASM memory support, an implementation of Web Storage API, remote import maps, improvements to the built-in test runner, and more.

By Bruno Couriol

NVIDIA Announces AI Training Dataset Generator DatasetGAN

Researchers at NVIDIA have created DatasetGAN, a system for generating synthetic images with annotations to create datasets for training AI vision models. DatasetGAN can be trained with as few as 16 human-annotated images and performs as well as fully-supervised systems requiring 100x more annotated images.

By Anthony Alford

Article: The Future of Windows (and other Platforms) Development

Microsoft is looking to address the fragmentation in the Windows developer ecosystem through Windows UI and Project Reunion. In this article, we’ll see how different groups of Windows developers will be able to adopt Project Reunion. We’ll also look at how Project Reunion, coupled with the Uno Platform, can be used to extend a Windows application across iOS, macOS, Android, Web, and even Linux.

By Nick Randolph

IBM Introduces Watson Orchestrate for Task Automation

At the recent Think conference, IBM introduces an AI-powered automation tool called Watson Orchestrate. It is currently in preview in IBM Cloud Paks for Automation and expected to be generally available later in 2021 as a SaaS offering.

By Steef-Jan Wiggers

Article: Applying the “Whole Product Model” to the “Technology Adoption Life Cycle”

In order to develop products customer love, product managers need to truly understand how their “whole product” delivers value and when to address which customer segment. Two models that are very powerful when applied together, and that a product manager can use to develop extraordinary products are The Whole Product Model and The Technology Adoption Life Cycle.

By Sebastian Straube

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