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5 mistakes to avoid when creating a mobile app

Over the last several years, I’ve been deeply involved with IBM‘s Mobile efforts and now lead that technology area in IBM Research. In the last year we’ve held several hackathons and other events to get more and more people knowledgeable about how to create mobile apps. So with this experience…

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Photo: Seneca Lake in the NY Finger Lakes

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Photo: Seneca Lake in the NY Finger Lakes

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What I’m Reading on 10/14/2014

Hungarian Meatballs recipe on Food52.com “This recipe is a weekend project, best attempted with a friend. But believe us, after doing all the chopping and measuring, you will not be let down. Bogre’s meatballs defy gravity, and the spicy sauce pulses with paprika, rosemary and mushrooms. A few tips: mix…

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What I’m Reading on 10/13/2014

Why engineers are critical to the future of sustainable farming – TechRepublic “Urban and indoor farming will grow in importance as the population rises. Grove Labs is showing how engineers can tackle sustainable food and tech challenges. “ tags: bs engineers sustainable farming How To Stay Anonymous Online: Best Tools…

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What I’m Reading on 10/12/2014

How to Clean an Enameled Cast Iron Pot “We’ve all been there — kitchen mishaps happen. Here are the best ways to clean your Le Creuset and other enameled cast iron pots.” tags: bs cast iron Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor,…

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Photo: Autumn Rainbow on Cranberry Lake, NY Adirondacks

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What I’m Reading on 10/11/2014

Reddit may launch new cryptocurrency – Hypergrid Business “Reddit, a major tech-oriented social network and news site, has revealed plans to launch its own cryptocurrency backed by shares in the company.” tags: bs reddit Chemistry Nobel to 3 who made it possible to see the life of molecules – LA Times…

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What I’m Reading on 10/09/2014

Geographically Distributed Agile Teams | Disciplined Agile Delivery “The majority of agile teams are geographically distributed in some manner. This article explores how geographic distribution affects agile teams.  To do this we address a series of questions:” tags: bs distributed agile Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links…

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What I’m Reading on 10/06/2014

The Future of Data-Driven Innovation | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation “On October 7, 2014, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will gather some of the nation’s most influential leaders to focus on the revolutions that is changing the way every business operates in today’s world – data.” tags: bs…

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What I’m Reading on 10/05/2014

Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem – NYTimes.com “Tech companies should care about these numbers. Many studies show that companies with gender and ethnic diversity tend to be more creative and more profitable, because varied perspectives help them design products and services that appeal to a diverse, worldwide audience.” tags: bs silicon…

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What I’m Reading on 10/03/2014

iBeacons: List of hardware compatible with Apple’s iOS and Android – OZO “We know very little about iBeacons. Information keeps trickling down from Apple thanks to some detective work in the documentation. But Apple still hasn’t released an official guide. This hasn’t stopped some companies from exploring the technology and…

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What I’m Reading on 10/02/2014

Why Windows 10 isn’t named 9: Windows 95 legacy code? | PCWorld “To save time, some third-party Windows desktop developers used a shorthand to check the version name (not number) of Windows they were installing their app to. Instead of coding apps to check for Windows 95 or Windows 98,…

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What I’m Reading on 10/01/2014

As PayPal Spins Off, Apple Pay Signals New Era at Cash Register – NYTimes.com “If doubts remained about the far-reaching implications of Apple’s entry into the market, they were almost surely cast aside on Tuesday. In a surprise announcement, the e-commerce giant eBay said it would spin off PayPal, long…

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Photo: Fall color on the Grasse River in the NY Adirondacks

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Photo: Copper Rock Falls on the Grasse River in the NY Adirondacks

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What I’m Reading on 09/24/2014

At in-store clinics, $4 checkups for Wal-Mart workers | Marketplace.org “You can’t buy a lot for $4—maybe a cup of coffee or muffin. But at about a dozen Walmart stores across the South, $4 will get employees a visit to a nurse practitioner at an in-store clinic. It’s part of…

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What I’m Reading on 09/19/2014

All Points North – Growing a Great Garden in the Adirondacks “Growing a garden in the Adirondacks can be challenging, but it does not have to be if you take the proper steps before laying your seeds in the ground.” tags: bs adirondacks gardens Adirondack Museum | Adirondack Journal —…

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What I’m Reading on 09/16/2014

IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses | TechCrunch “Watson Analytics is a cloud application that does all of the the heavy lifting related to big data processing by retrieving the data, analyzing it, cleaning it, building sophisticated visualizations and offering an environment for communicating and…

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What I’m Reading on 09/11/2014

String reference guide for Swift | LearnSwiftOnline.com “Like in many other languages, strings in Swift are defined by the use of “double quotes”.   If you are coming from Objective-C most of this page will be familiar, some may look a bit strange but in general, things just got much easier…

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