October 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Java Spotlight Episode 150: James Gosling on Java

Interview with James Gosling, father of Java and Java Champion, on the history of Java, his work at Liquid Robotics, Netbeans, the future of Java and what he sees as the next revolutionary trend in the computer industry.

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Added by Michael Levin on October 31, 2013 at 11:23am — No Comments

Healthcare Secretary Sibelius discusses Healthcare.gov

Here's more on the www.healthcare.gov website issues:

From the NYTimes:

"Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, gave an opening statement at a House hearing on the troubled rollout of HealthCare.gov."

Here's a link to a video about what to watch for in the proceedings: …

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Added by Michael Levin on October 31, 2013 at 7:46am — No Comments

JavaOne 2013 Sessions

60 or so sessions are now available with more to come:



http://www.oracle.com/javaone/sessions/index.html



Thanks to Joe for the link (Jaxjug)…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 31, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

What's Up With www.healthcare.gov?

Healthcare.gov - What's up with it? Yes, the politics are interesting, but from a software development perspective, the SDLC and issues with www.healthcare.gov are fascinating! Check out the interview with John…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 25, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

vJUG: One small step for JUGs, one giant leap for JUG-kind

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I love community, networking and interactions with other geeks, that's why I married one! :) The greatest thing about Java User Groups (JUGs) isn't just the great content, but also the close knit community, the beers and chatting/networking with like-minded geeks talking tech and sharing ideas. I’m an active leader of the LJC (London JUG) and speak at events as well as organiser for the LJC Open Conference (Happening this Nov 23rd ;) ). I've actually… Continue

Added by Simon Maple on October 11, 2013 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

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Presentation: Diversity, Chocolate and Safe Cracking

John Le Drew discusses what diversity is, why it is needed and how to achieve it.

By John Le Drew

Microsoft Edge, Chromium Edition

With the release of Edge 79, Microsoft will transition from its proprietary EdgeHTML engine to Chromium, the popular open-source engine that powers Chrome.

By Guy Nesher

Fully-Managed Serverless Platform Google Cloud Run is Now GA

Google Cloud Run is Google's fully managed solution for running containerized, serverless applications. After a six-month beta phase, Cloud Run is now generally available, along with Cloud Run for Anthos, which enables running your Google Cloud Run application on premises using a Google Kubernetes Engine cluster.

By Sergio De Simone

Podcast: Maartje & Fennande of Happy Office on Creating a Culture of Happiness at Work

In this podcast, recorded at the Agile India 2019 conference, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Maartje Wolff and Fennande van der Meulen about happiness being crucial in organizations.

By Maartje Wolff, Fennande van der Meulen

Article: Predicting Time to Cook, Arrive, and Deliver in Uber Eats

Time predictions are critical to Uber Eats business as they determine when to dispatch delivery partners as well as ensure customer satisfaction. This article explains how their dispatch system evolved through time predictions powered by machine learning, followed by a deep dive on how to predict food preparation time without ground truth data. It goes over delivery and travel time predictions.

By Zi Wang

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