On January 21, 2015 Microsoft Announce that the science fiction of holograms has become science fact. They announced a new product, based on Windows 10, called HoloLens. The first self contained, wearable computer that can create holograms. This announcement has generated a buzz. If you haven’t seen the video Microsoft put out, take a minute,... Continue Reading →
Do What You Love!
I love what I do. Technology makes me happy. Solving problems, making lives better are all worthy goals. Recently in the news there have been talk about diversity in technology. I am against diversity for diversity sake. People should want to do technology because they love it not to meet a quota. On the flip... Continue Reading →
The Internet of Thing (IoT)
Recently a new technology buzz word has come to light, the Internet of Thing or IoT. It is all the rage. Everyone is getting on the bandwagon Microsoft, Google, Apple, you name it they are probably trying to figure out how to take get a piece of the $300 billion in 2020 by Gartner estimates.... Continue Reading →
Can Technology Go Too Far?
Over the past two posts I started to explore the concept of ubiquitous computing. I started out by defining ubiquitous computing, and then followed that up with a post that talks about how developers can contribute to the ubiquitous utopia. No conversation about ubiquitous computing would be complete without talking about privacy. Privacy is a... Continue Reading →
“My” Contribution To Ubiquitous Computing
In my last post, Ubiquitous Computing–Breaking Down the Silos, I talk about how ubiquitous computing is starting to make its way into the world around us. You may know ubiquitous computing as pervasive computing, ambient intelligence, Internet of Things, haptic computing, or everyware. No matter what you call it, it is spreading like wild fire... Continue Reading →
Ubiquitous Computing–Breaking Down the Silos
During Build 2013, I attended a session on Ubiquitous Computing given by Bill Buxton. This was one of the better sessions given at Build, which is saying something since there was not a single line of code shown. I have gone back and watched that session a few times. Recently I have been thinking about... Continue Reading →
I can write my application in classic ASP but do I really want to?
I can write my application in classic ASP and satisfy all my requirements but do I really want to. There has been a lot of hype around Silverlight vs. HTML5. I started into the conversations with “The Future of Silverlight” from the Silverlight Team Blog and continued on to “Is Silverlight becoming a niche technology?”. ... Continue Reading →
What’s in that box
Recently someone asked me a question that any first year Computer Science major could answer without blinking an eye. But for those of us who have been out of school for a while have to stop, think, have a brain freeze, and finally go Google it. In the end you knew what it meant but... Continue Reading →