• Tweeting from a Raspberry Pi Using Azure Speech

    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…

  • Reading Notifications from Dynamics 365

    Reading Notifications from Dynamics 365

    Reading Notifications from Dynamics 365 using a Raspberry Pi

  • Giving AIoT a Voice using Azure AI

    Giving AIoT a Voice using Azure AI

    In my previous article we learnt together how to use Azure Face API to enable Raspberry Pi IoT device to detect faces. In this second howto article we are going to build atop of what we have done so far to give Raspberry Pi a voice using Azure Speech API. In order to be able…

  • An AIoT Example using Raspberry Pi and Azure AI

    An AIoT Example using Raspberry Pi and Azure AI

    AIoT is what you get when you combine AI with IoT, using it you can create very interesting applications, not just your average IoT device that collects telemetry data and uploads it to the cloud, but a device that can do smart things using cloud computing and AI services such as Azure AI. In this…

  • Picking the Right Technology for a Post Pandemic Age

    Picking the Right Technology for a Post Pandemic Age

    As the saying goes, if all what you have is a hammer, everything you see is going to look like a nail. This phenomena is most prevalent with people who pick the technology they are most familiar with and try to apply it to every problem they face and with the new circumstances of COVID19…

  • Surviving COVID-19 as a SME Business

    Surviving COVID-19 as a SME Business

    So as it seems, this COVID-19 situation is not going to end soon, WHO had announced that even if the quarantine is to be lifted, it will not be done in a rapid manner same as it was applied and will actually be done in a very gradual slow steps. Some actually hypothesize that the…

  • The Digital Landscape after COVID-19

    With the new updates from the World Health Organization in regards to the slow removal of quarantine and city lockdowns, it’s expected that this COVID-19 situation is going to linger. Some were anticipating a parabolic curve similar to a bell curve that governments around the world are trying to flatten, however it appears that it…

  • How to Prepare for the PMP Exam? (And Survive)

    Recently I have been receiving many messages on either LinkedIn or other social media outlet asking me how did I study for the exam so I could score above target in all of the exam domains on first trial? Some even surprisingly asked me “What is your secret?”! To be honest I’ve no secret as…

  • 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…

  • COVID-19, The True Digital Transformation Acid Test

    In the past decade or so, many have been banging their drums to hard sell digital transformation and its benefits to the average business. Billions have been invested and a plethora of online services had seen the light along so many buzzwords as well, SaaS, Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, IoT, AIoT, Blockchains, Agile development,…