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Small Businesses Can Meet the Challenges of Data Conversion

Implementing new data systems is a difficult process sometimes. New systems result in some amazing benefits including improved processes and the ability to access data more easily, but they are also going to need data to be converted to a format that can be used in the new system. This is a challenge that small businesses must face. This post will…

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Added by Carla Miranda on January 18, 2018 at 12:16am — No Comments

Let's talk about new Java APIs!

Hello folks,

Want to hear about new Java APIs and some of the decisions made at the recent JavaOne?  Ed burns and I will be presenting some of our recent work and findings after JavaOne 2017.  Join us at the Canvs location.  It is rumored that pizza will be provided.  Don't miss out.  Come chill, relax, eat some pizza and enjoy Java goodness.



See you there!…

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Added by Vernon Singleton on November 29, 2017 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

OJUG Meeting Questions

Hi All,

I'm interested in attending an OJUG meeting, but I don't see any on the events page. Am I missing something? Is there a standard meeting location I'm not seeing?

Also, do you all do anything through the Meetup app at all? Would you like me to post programming or tech meetups that I see in my groups for the Orlando area? I saw that Michael added PyCon, but there are others out there that may be interesting as well and I'd be happy to help fill the Events page for people…

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Added by Nicholas Belli on July 30, 2017 at 2:09pm — 4 Comments

Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase - CFP is open!

If you are an AI pioneer, O'Reilly would love for you to participate in the inaugural Artificial Intelligence Conference Startup Showcase in San Francisco. 



Their team of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry experts will review all submissions and invite ten finalist companies to present their technologies and tell their stories during the Startup Showcase on Monday,…

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Added by Michael Levin on July 18, 2017 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Uber Case Study - Using Node.js

I was looking around for case studies about companies using Node and ran across this one. Uber's architecture involves Node. This discussion is a look at how the decisions were made to change the architecture. It also talks about how it was tested, how long it took to implement (6 months) and since I am a huge Uber fan, I found it interesting. I hope you do, too. …

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Added by Michael Levin on June 22, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Static Website Generators

Just a quickie/pointer: I'm reading this very good article about static website generators. Great stuff! https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2015/11/modern-static-website-generators-next-big-thing/

Added by Michael Levin on June 12, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Add a Caption to an Image

The ability to Interpret image data using software is advancing fast! The two images above are captioned with program generated text. Here's an article that describes concepts and an approach to generate a caption for an image. The code is written in Python and uses TensorFlow. …

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Added by Michael Levin on May 25, 2017 at 8:57am — No Comments

The JHipster Mini Book ::: Free!

This is what I'm reading right now. Here you go! Matt has given us good presentations that are quick and to the point. Super cool! If you decide to pay $19.95 for the printed book, it'll cover about 3 craft pints. The health monitor app Matt made will record one less point. You'll see! Enjoy, and be sure to let Matt know how much you appreciate this free mini…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 18, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

$11 Billion Swapmeet

First of all, relax, I'm not announcing an exclusive executive swapmeet.  The market for used cell phones has ramped up to a whopping $11 billion as of 2016[1].  That's a big number by itself, especially since the market scarcely existed just ten years ago.  By comparison, everything sold in every category by everyone worldwide on Ebay, new or used, was $84 billion total in 2016[2].

Unless you are actually a senior exec and can offer your device, refurbished, to other…

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Added by Ismail Jones on May 15, 2017 at 8:36pm — No Comments

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,…

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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

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OpenAI Releases 1.6 Billion Parameter Multilingual Speech Recognition AI Whisper

OpenAI recently released Whisper, a 1.6 billion parameter AI model that can transcribe and translate speech audio from 97 different languages. Whisper was trained on 680,000 hours of audio data collected from the web and shows robust zero-shot performance on a wide range of automated speech recognition (ASR) tasks.

By Anthony Alford

Article: Building an Effective Incident Management Process

A good incident management framework can help organizations manage the chaos of an outage more effectively leading to shorter incident durations and tighter feedback loops. This article introduces the components necessary for a healthy incident management process.

By Anil Kumar Ravindra Mallapur

AWS Introduces Amazon Workspaces Core and Support for Ubuntu Desktops on Amazon Workspaces

AWS recently introduced a new addition to Amazon Workspaces with a fully-managed, infrastructure-only Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) offering called Amazon Workspaces Core. In addition, customers can provision Ubuntu desktops on Amazon Workspaces for their developers, engineers, or data scientists.

By Steef-Jan Wiggers

Google 2022 Accelerate State of DevOps Report Finds Strong Culture Predictive of Strong Performance

Google has released their findings from the 2022 Accelerate State of DevOps Report. This year's report focused on security with a specific emphasis on the software supply chain. The report found a broad adoption of the inspected practices with organizations that have a high-trust, low-blame culture leading the way in both security and operational practices.

By Matt Campbell

Java News Roundup: BellSoft Introduces Alpaquita Linux, GlassFish, WildFly, Hibernate, Tomcat

This week's Java roundup for September 26th, 2022 features news from OpenJDK, JDK 20, Alpaquita Linux, Native in Spring Boot 3.0-M5, GlassFish 7.0-M9, Open Liberty 22.0.0.10 and 22.0.0.11-beta, WildFly 27 Beta1, Micronaut 3.7.1, Quarkus 2.13, Hibernate ORM 5.6.12, Hibernate Reactive 1.1.8, Kotlin 1.7.20, TornadoVM 0.14.1, Apache Lucene 9.4, Camel Quarkus 2.13, Apache Tomcat updates and jConf.dev.

By Michael Redlich

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