Technical Debt, What is it and How to Detect and Prevent it

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Many of you are too familiar with the following story. It have many versions but the end is always the same. A certain company that invests significant funds in a certain technology, be it a new online service or a software product. They experience awesome success and market proliferation with sales pipeline going through the… Continue reading Technical Debt, What is it and How to Detect and Prevent it

Building a Raspberry Pi AI Assistant using Azure and IBM Cloud

As promised in my previous howto articles, we are going to build an interactive AI assistant based on what we had learnt so far. In this article we are going to learn how to build an AI assistant using Raspberry Pi and make it interactive using Watson Assistant while giving it a voice using Azure… Continue reading Building a Raspberry Pi AI Assistant using Azure and IBM Cloud

Tweeting from a Raspberry Pi Using Azure Speech

Here is something fun to do this weekend. How about tweeting using voice recognition? We are going to do this using Raspberry Pi, Azure Speech Cognitive Service and nodejs. First you will need to setup your Raspberry Pi using the steps detailed on my previous article, then create a Speech cognitive service on Azure as… Continue reading Tweeting from a Raspberry Pi Using Azure Speech

Re-customizing the Wheel

I’m sure that most readers are familiar with the price tag of an average business application license, however from the prevalent practices I witness, I’m sure that not all understand why the hefty prices. A business application falls under the category of information management systems where the main asset being managed is an intangible one… Continue reading Re-customizing the Wheel