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?

it@Cork European Technology Summit 2015 – a WOW event!

I wanted to change direction slightly and give an update on an event I had the privilege of being involved with this week, the it@Cork European Technology Summit. The event was held at Cork City Hall, on Wednesday May 5th, with a full day technology summit, followed by a black tie dinner with 3d wearables fashion … Continue reading it@Cork European Technology Summit 2015 – a WOW event!

Platform Architecture Pre Considerations for IoT

Apart from the sheer volume of data generated by IoT devices, there are also a huge number of different data customers requirements, both known and unknown that will need to be considered. In this regard, the platform technology will need to be agile enough to meet this variation. How will this scale both horizontally and vertically … Continue reading Platform Architecture Pre Considerations for IoT