December 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Happy Holidays and a Tree!

Added by Michael Levin on December 17, 2010 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Oracle and Apple Announce OpenJDK Project for OSX; Java SE 7 and 8 JSRs Approved

This is big news: "Good news all around! Oracle and Apple announced the OpenJDK project for Mac OS X. Apple will contribute most of the key components, tools and technology required for a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X, including a 32-bit and 64-bit HotSpot-based Java virtual machine, class libraries, a networking stack and the foundation for a new graphical…

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Added by Michael Levin on December 14, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Insanely Great Social Hooks and Innovation on this iPhone/Android App

EveryTrail impresses as a well thought out app with GPS, multimedia and social integration. Not only is it well coded and solid, but the marketing is to the point and clear as well.

Objective-C has its challenges and we certainly hear a lot about the memory management, etc... EveryTrail is on Android, too. I like how they give credit to the open source code they used to create it in their credits.

I just downloaded it. Can't…

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Added by Michael Levin on December 13, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Java applets on android tablets

Does anyone own one of the android java-based tablets? If you do, how does it compare to an iPad, and does it properly run java applets and applications? Do you need to install everything through a 'store', similar to the iTunes app store?

Added by Kevin Neelands on December 12, 2010 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Andrew Mason of Groupon

Andrew Mason appeared on Charlie Rose this week. Fortunately, Charlie Rose's website has all the archives, so you can watch the interview here. Thinking of doing a startup? Want to improve your existing web presence? Lots f thoughts in this fascinating show. Enjoy, and please let us know what you think…

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Added by Michael Levin on December 11, 2010 at 4:18pm — 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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