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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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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