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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

Southeast Linuxfest CFP

This just in..."Talk submissions for SELF 2017 closes THIS FRIDAY at 11:59 PM ET. We are always looking for talk submissions on a very wide variety of topics. As long as it is geeky and not proprietary ... we're interested! We even had a talk last year on hardware computers used on WWI Battleships. So if you're passionate about something -- from programming languages to development to administration to design to something straight out of /dev/random -- submit a talk! If you're selected as a… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 10, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Enterprise Connect '17 - It's a wrap!

Enterprise Connect provides the comprehensive analysis and in-depth sessions you need, covering Unified Communications, Mobility, SIP Trunking, Cloud, Video, Collaboration, WebRTC and more.

I had the pleasure of attending Enterprise Connect '17. #EC17 is a conference about communication: telephony, video, chat, and all forms of…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 10, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Public Safety Data Hackathon

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Well, if you're in South Florida, there's a hackathon Saturday that sounds like a great way to learn some new tools and use some interesting …

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Added by Michael Levin on February 16, 2017 at 12:58pm — No Comments

O'Reilly Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program

O'Reilly Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program:

At O'Reilly, they believe that true innovation depends on hearing from, and listening to, people with a variety of perspectives. They want their conferences, and the technology communities and companies who participate in them, to include, encourage, and recognize people of all races, ethnicities,…

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Added by Michael Levin on February 11, 2017 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Humble Bundle 2017

Humble Bundle 2017: 



O'Reilly has another Humble Book Bundle, this time: All about Hacks. 



Fill your library with practical and creative hacks with O'Reilly's latest Humble Bundle. Readers can pay any price they choose and support a charity at the same time! Bundle Ends …

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Added by Michael Levin on February 11, 2017 at 7:17pm — No Comments

JFocus!

JFocus is going on right now in Stockholm! I should say it just ended yesterday, but the ripples usually linger from the great talks and conversations.

https://www.jfokus.se/jfokus/

I noticed Matt Raible is there and a bunch of people you probably know.

If you have some news to report about JFocus or just want to keep up with what's going on, stay tuned and please add comments.

Added by Michael Levin on February 9, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Software Architecture Conference

Software Architecture is the professional training event that's not just for software architects but for any engineer, programmer, developer, or team leader who does part of an architect's job in the course of their work. That's probably you. Get coverage of the most important topics of the day—microservices, software architecture fundamentals, modernizing legacy apps, building distributed systems, and more—from some of the most knowledgeable people in the field. If software architecture plays… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on November 4, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Live Training Courses in Data

O'Reilly's Live Training offers intensive, hands-on courses on current critical data topics--covering everything from SQL fundamentals to distributed computing with Spark; geo-located data to building data pipelines.

These live, online courses are led by instructors from O'Reilly's unparalleled network of tech innovators and expert practitioners.

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/

Added by Michael Levin on September 28, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

$100/hr Paid Developer Research in PDX

Paid Developer Research at Thug Design (NW Portland)

compensation: $200 for a 2 hour session



Would you like to participate in a research study?

Thug Design (www.thugdesign.com) is a research design tech company conducting Software Developer/Engineer (using prototyping platforms) research starting August 10th & 11th. Please fill out this Google form via the link below to see if you meet the criteria for our… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on August 10, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Going Pro in Data Science

When you're learning data science, you usually practice with nice, clean, pre-packaged data sets and tidy case studies that lead you step-by-step from data collection to cool insights.

But when real life hits, many data scientists have to work with missing or sketchy information extracted from (multiple) sources in the organization. Data science that works is a messy, trial-and-error process of creating and testing hypotheses, gathering evidence, and drawing conclusions.

Going Pro in… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on July 31, 2016 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Call for proposals: The O'Reilly Design Conference

O'Reilly has just opened the call for proposals for their second Design Conference, coming to San Francisco March 19–22, 2017. Got something to share with the design community? Think it over and submit your idea by September 7, 2016.
http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/24650

Added by Michael Levin on July 28, 2016 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Enter for a chance to win!

O'Reilly technology conferences help you change your business—and change the world—by bringing you face-to-face with the knowledge of innovators and practitioners. Discover the right conference for you below and enter to win a Platinum pass!

"The O'Reilly conferences are the gold standard for drawing together a critical mass of thought leaders." —Steve Gillmor, CRN

Link: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/24305

Added by Michael Levin on July 26, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Why to choose Web Scraping Service not Web Scraping Software?

As i am writing this post, there are many outstanding web scraping software have been released in the market and also one major exit from the market called as Kimono.

Still i will pitch for Web Scraping Service over Web Scraping Software because of the following reasons :

Web Scraping Software :

Pros :

1. One time fee payment and life time…

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Added by Webdata-scraping on June 15, 2016 at 9:12am — No Comments

Did You Know? Cassandra

The developers at Facebook created the first version of Cassandra because they knew the world needed a new database. The name was chosen from the Greek mythological prophet who could predict the future, but due to a curse put on her, no one believed her.

Added by Michael Levin on June 5, 2016 at 9:08am — No Comments

Why use Amazon EC2 (AWS) Container Services (Docker)

Why use Amazon's container service?

We all experience a common set of tasks when working in IT shops. Someone gets delegated (voluntold) to the task of working with the System Admin, JBoss/Middleware, Security, and Hardware support teams in configuring a brand new set of servers.

Other times we develop an install instructions for JBoss EAP or a database product like MongoDB or Postgress. Then every developer…

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Added by Matt C on June 1, 2016 at 1:54pm — 2 Comments

Meeting Mycroft: An Open AI Platform You Can Order Around By Voice

Mycroft developer Ryan Sipes, speaking from the show floor of this year's OSCON in Austin,…

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Added by Timothy Lord on May 30, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Making of Swampcast

Here's a video documentary about Swampcast called "The Making of Swampcast"

http://bit.ly/1Uk8620

Added by Michael Levin on May 28, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Learning Groovy and Self-publishing

What is Groovy and why should I care?

Hello again, it's me, Adam. Earlier this year, I finished my self-published book, Learning Groovy,…

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Added by Adam Davis on May 25, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Is Social Networking Over?

Has social networking reached it's peak?

The change from traditional read-only web pages to read write web pages took the world by storm. Web 2.0 gave rise to blogs and social features that gave a voice to the independent. It…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 3, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Porting a Go Face-Detection Library to Wasm - Q&A with Endre Simo

Endre Simo, senior software developer and open-source contributor to a few popular image-processing projects, ported the Pigo face-detection library from Go to browsers with WebAssembly. The port illustrates the performance potential of WebAssembly today to run heavy-weight desktop applications in a browser context.

By Bruno Couriol

Podcast: Brittany Postnikoff on Security, Privacy, and Social Engineering with Robots

Daniel Bryant sat down with Brittany Postnikoff, a computer systems analyst specialising on the topics of robotics, embedded systems, and human-robot interaction. Topics discussed included: the rise of robotics and human-robot interaction within modern life, the security and privacy risks of robots used within this context, and the potential for robots to be used to socially engineer people.

By Brittany Postnikoff

Article: Software, Aesthetics, and Craft: How Java, Lisp, and Agile Shape and Reflect Their Culture

The software industry styles itself on architecture and construction, but rarely discusses aesthetics.

By Ian Miell

Algorithmia Adds GitHub Integration to Machine Learning Platform

Algorithmia, an AI model management automation platform for data scientists and machine learning (ML) engineers, now integrates with GitHub.

By Helen Beal

Presentation: Panel: Startup and VM Futures

A lot of the techniques and approaches that used for developing and improving software performance are tried and tested rather than innovative - but where does that leave startups who leverage the VM? What does the future hold?

By Monica Beckwith, Anil Kumar, Gil Tene, Mark Stoodley, Mikael Vidsted, Sergey Kuksenko

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