August 11, 2021, by
Design patterns are killing object-oriented programming

Object-oriented programming has been around for a long time, if we restrict looking at languages that support it for about 50 years.

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April 12, 2021, by
Issue #6 – Playing With Reality – The Birth of the Virtual Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Sometimes the Internet makes you feel like a boomer. Why should you buy virtual clothes for your avatar?

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July 1, 2020, by
The Delicate Balance of App Store Policies

The app stores have transformed gaming, social media, heath/fitness, and entertainment to name a few. With so much riding on these two app stores, changes to policies and procedures can have large consequences.

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June 8, 2020, by
Do we know what our app is supposed to do?

Our success depends on the systems that we build and run. So, we need to be confident that these systems do what they should do. We explore, we design, we plan, we build, we test, we operate. All this with this objective in mind: ensure that our solutions do what they should do. But knowing...

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May 12, 2020, by
PWA: The default future of web?

What is Progressive Web Application? What are its features, benefits and how does it work? Find out.

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March 10, 2020, by
Kickstart your React Native developments

Take a look at how you can kickstart your react native development.

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July 18, 2019, by
Decrease your Identity headache with Azure AD B2C

Find out how Azure AD B2C can help teams focus on the business to provide a robust feature rich solution rather than on identities.

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February 18, 2019, by
Streaming Object Detection on a Raspberry Pi

Streaming object detection demo of the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick. Running on a Raspberry Pi.

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December 28, 2018, by
IoTFriday E42 | Smart building compatibility. One app for all?

Combining all smart building appliances to create one seamless smart building. Whether it be for smart homes or larger scale solutions a lot of applications controlling lights, presence detectors, temperature sensors, heating, smart locks, etc. need to be integrated. Is the “one-app”  approach the best solution? We look at the options of delivering API’s from...

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October 12, 2018, by
How To Continuously Improve Your Mobile Apps (Part 1)

Gathering insights before releasing As customers are becoming more digital savvy, organizations are under pressure to continuously enhance digital products, services and related channels. When talking about digital channels, product teams need to carefully plan how to spend time and effort when working on the development of websites, mobile apps, chatbots and others. To justify...

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September 21, 2018, by
IoTFriday E37 | Your next product contains a distributed design

IoTFriday looks at the trend of dedicated chips. With the release of the new iPhones the Bionic A12 chip is introduced. It takes over a lot of tasks when taking photo’s. Qualcomm introduced the snapdragon 3100. A big step forward opposed to the last 2100 version. Smartwatches will benefit greatly from this in terms of...

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August 28, 2018, by
Modern Mobile Experiences and Platforms

January 2007, the iPhone was announced, ten months later Android debuted their first version along with an early version of the Google Play store. In another ten months the iPhone 3G would come bundled with the Apple App Store app. Within less than a year these two app stores would create an entirely new avenue...

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July 31, 2018, by
The need for unbiased & transparent design in algorithms

Algorithms have an increasingly fundamental influence on our lives. That is not necessarily positive. In order to steer the use in the right direction, I think that two characteristics are essential when developing algorithms. They should be unbiased and transparent. AI and chatbots make our lives easier. The insurance company Lemonade, which works entirely based...

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June 7, 2018, by
SharePoint Spaces Brings Mixed Reality to Your Company

In May 2018, Microsoft announced a new addition to the SharePoint platform: SharePoint Spaces. “Today, we unveiled SharePoint spaces—immersive, mixed reality experiences—which enable you to view and interact with content from every angle and visualize and manipulate data and product models in real-time. SharePoint mainstreams mixed reality, empowering everyone to create visually compelling spaces that...

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December 1, 2017, by
IOTFRIDAY E13 | Edge Computing to Battle 50,000 Messages per second

Data becomes an issue Online data storage is cheap and cloud computing power is widely available. This creates the situation where IoT solutions send all their data to a cloud platform before analysis starts. Why not have all this great data available? A problem rises where data streams become too big. This can be a...

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July 19, 2017, by
Companies as Digital Happiness Engines

Digital Happiness The degree in which someone judges positively on the contribution of digital technology to the experience of positive emotions, getting in a state of flow, or having the feeling to live a meaningful life. My earlier call for companies to Pursuit Digital Happiness is meant as a wake-up call. Customer centricity is becoming...

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July 27, 2016, by
Is ‘Tango’ a start of the next big trend for mobile devices?

Lately, organizations are investing in robotics technology with a vision to someday clone humans and their intelligence. One of the key aspects here is to be able to conquer the popular human senses Sight, hearing , taste, smell, and touch. I remember about four years ago, IBM in its annual release of “IBM 5 in...

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June 15, 2016, by
How To Improve Your Apps?

Building great apps and achieving high ratings isn’t easy. Developing apps require new skills in different fields of expertise as I have already explained in one of my earlier blog posts. But how can you improve once your apps have been pushed out to the stores? There are many ways to find improvements for your...

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May 2, 2016, by
Flirting with Bots

Speaking of design we usually think about the wonderful front-ends your customers, and sometimes employees, love. We might also think of industrial design or even city shaping. Beautiful architecture. These days we are so focused on the front-end; we might be tempted to forget the back-end. They say, beauty is what lies inside. Image from...

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February 9, 2016, by
The Future of Coding

My kids don’t understand what I do for a living. To them “I work on the computer” and “I push buttons”. Computer programming and designing apps that run on their PCs, tablets and phones is a concept that their Elementary aged minds just couldn’t seem to grasp. So, when the local coding community hosted an...

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