Serverless Computing

Cloud Serverless Computing: Why? and With Whom?

What is Cloud Serverless Computing? Serverless computing is a cloud computing code execution model in which the cloud provider fully manages starting and stopping virtual machines as necessary to serve requests, and requests are billed by an abstract measure of the resources required to satisfy the request, rather than per virtual machine, per hour.[97] Despite the name, it does not actually […]

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Amazon X-Ray Studios for Indie Movie Producers

I remember building a companion app for the Windows desktop that pulled music data from iTunes and Gracenote.   Gracenote boasts: “Gracenote technology is at the heart of every great entertainment experience, and is supported by the largest source of music metadata on the planet..” Gracenote, in conjunction with the iTunes API / data allowed me […]

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Uncommon Opportunity? R&D Conversational AI Engineer

I had to share this opportunity.  The Conversational AI Engineer role will continue to be in demand for some time. Title: R&D Conversational AI Engineer Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ Duration: 6+ months Contract(with Possible extension) Responsibilities: Create Alexa Skills, Google Home Actions, and chatbots for various direct Client’s brands and initiatives. Work with the Digital Enterprises group to create […]

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Amazon’s Alexa vs. Google’s Assistant: Same Questions, Different Answers

Excellent article by Byron Reese . Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home are the two most compelling products in the new smart-speaker market. It’s a fascinating space to watch, for it is of substantial strategic importance to both companies as well as several more that will enter the fray soon. Why is this? Whatever device you outfit your […]

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Evaluating Amazon Lex – AI Digital Agent / Assistant Implementation

Evaluating AI chatbot solutions for: Simple to Configure – e.g. Wizard Walkthrough Flexible, and Mature Platform e.g. Executing backend processes Cost Effective and Competitive Solutions Rapid Deployment to XYZ platforms The idea is almost anyone can build and deploy a chat bot for your business, small to midsize organizations. Amazon Lex Going through the Amazon […]

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Hey Siri, Ready for an Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple? Guess Who’s Suing.

The AI personal assistant with the “most usage” spanning  connectivity across all smart devices, will be the anchor upon which users will gravitate to control their ‘automated’ lives.  An Amazon commercial just aired which depicted  a dad with his daughter, and the daughter was crying about her boyfriend who happened to be in the front yard yelling for […]

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The Race Is On to Control Artificial Intelligence, and Tech’s Future

Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft are using high salaries and games pitting humans against computers to try to claim the standard on which all companies will build their A.I. technology. In this fight — no doubt in its early stages — the big tech companies are engaged in tit-for-tat publicity stunts, circling the same start-ups […]

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Streaming Companies Provide the Power of their Platform to Any Content Provider

Streaming companies enable any digital entertainment producer to use branded, customized “copy” of the streaming platform to reach their audience, and potentially growth, exposure into new markets. Direct competition with Google’s YouTube. Microsoft to stretch SharePoint’s abilities re: video streaming, Video on Demand, and Broadcast Live, as well as it’s user licensing model, it could be another tool […]

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G.E. Plans Big Entry into IoT, Providing Analytics and Predictive Rules

G.E. Plans App Store for Gears of Industry The investment of $500 million annually signals the importance of the so-called Internet of Things to the future of manufacturing. G.E. expects revenue of $6 billion from software in 2015, a 50 percent increase in one year. Much of this is from a pattern-finding system called Predix. […]

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Abundant Content: Selecting Your Movie / TV Show is Burdensome

Although content is still ‘King’, the side effect of Streaming Services aggressively rolling out content makes the connection between the ‘ideal’ content and consumer burdensome to initiate. Streaming Services create a ‘funnel’ to get ‘ideal’ content to the consumer through the use of custom carousels and search. 5 minutes max, I stroll around the Streamers’ […]

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