Releasing Software Developer Superpowers

Article is aimed at anyone looking to gain the edge in their software development team creation or advancement in the digital age. Concepts can be applied outside of sw dev at some level. Open to discussion - views are my own. UX is not just for Customers User Experience is an ever growing component of … Continue reading Releasing Software Developer Superpowers

Augmented and Virtual Reality: Now more about improving User Experience

We cannot eat popcorn wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset - Zaid Mahomedy : ImmersiveAuthority.com IIn 1995, the cringe worthy Johnny Mnemonic was released where he used a VR headset and gesture monitoring gloves to control the "future internet". Even though this movie was over 20 years ago, it is only in the past few … Continue reading Augmented and Virtual Reality: Now more about improving User Experience

Machine Learning 1.0 over Coffee

Article aimed at anyone (technical or non technical) who wants to understand the steps in Machine Learning at a high level. Readable in five minutes over coffee. I think. What is Machine Learning? Today we live in a world of seemingly infinitesimal connected devices, in both personal and commercial environments. The currency associated with these … Continue reading Machine Learning 1.0 over Coffee

Man vs Machine: Why the competition?

With the continued evolution of industries such as Data Science and the Internet of Things, there is a mix of excitement and fear amongst the populous. Excitement for what they can do for our lives or businesses, but fear of what it will mean for humanity. The fears are normally sourced from the media or some … Continue reading Man vs Machine: Why the competition?

Just how “Data Intelligent” is your company?

Whilst terms like "Big Data", "Data Analytics", "Business Intelligence" and "Data Science" have seemingly being around for many years, not a lot of companies have really understood the boundaries between these, and the interrelationships between them to lead their efforts in data to genuine business impact. Business impact is the key end goal from any … Continue reading Just how “Data Intelligent” is your company?

Closing off Web Summit 2015 – Day 2/3

And so it ends. The Web Summit on Irish shores finished on Thursday (for now), and I must admit there was an athmosphere of "what if" and that of sombreness. But we cannot allow this to affect our perspective and thinking of the impact this conference has had on Ireland tech landscape.. Paddy Cosgrave has … Continue reading Closing off Web Summit 2015 – Day 2/3

10 Perspectives on “All Things Data”

Switching focus back to a series of technical blog posts, over the next 5/6 blog posts (there may be some Web Summit updates intertwined!) I aim to demystify "all things data", to include reporting - analytics - data science - business intelligence, key difference and dependencies between these terms, explore an introduction to where machine … Continue reading 10 Perspectives on “All Things Data”

Numenta and MemComputing: Perfect AI Synergy

Let's look at two forces of attraction that are happening in the technology space, specifically looking at creating true artificial intelligent systems, utilizing advances in both software and hardware technologies. For years, even decades we have chased it. AI has been at the top of any list of research interest groups, and while there have … Continue reading Numenta and MemComputing: Perfect AI Synergy

Distributed Analytics in IoT – Why Positioning is Key

The current global focus on the “Internet of Things (IoT)” have highlighted extreme importance of sensor-based intelligent and ubiquitous systems contributing to improving and introducing increased efficiency into our lives. There is a natural challenge in this, as the load on our networks and cloud infrastructures from a data perspective continues to increase. Velocity, variety and … Continue reading Distributed Analytics in IoT – Why Positioning is Key

Nell, Google and a Half Pipe! EnterConf Belfast – Day 2

Quote of the day. "Counterfeiting is an insidious problem in life sciences, our network tenant cloud can help stop it" - Shabbir Dahod - TraceLink, Inc As EnterConf entered its second day, I continually saw the benefit of having more detailed discussions with people in the Enterprise sector. Even during the night events (the speaker dinner in the … Continue reading Nell, Google and a Half Pipe! EnterConf Belfast – Day 2