Saturday, 30 July 2016

Learn the IBM Watson API

Use IBM's Personality Insights API to analyze traits shared between two Twitter users.



I don't do Twitter, so, it's of no use to me, but hey, you might find it useful?


Monday, 25 July 2016

IBM MobileFirst Platform v8 - install and sample Hybrid app

Fancy having a quick run through of setting up IBM MobileFirst Platform Server Foundation v8 and having a working app as a starter for ten?  Then look no further.

Here's a Slides.com presentation of how I made this work for me:

Friday, 8 July 2016

Japanese self-driving bus

I am absolutely, in no way, making any implications that I have anything to do with this type of technology, but I thought this was a good article about "Tomorrows World" getting closer to today:






This is the sort of technology for cities, that a society that I would like to live in, could use to help them go about their day, without the risk that some neanderthal uggs decide they are going to trash/abuse and ruin it for everyone.... maybe, Japan is finally calling to me?  ;-)

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

MobileFirst v7.1 oAuth JMeter Performance Testing Adapters

So, you've setup your IBM MobileFirst Platform Server UAT/TEST/INT environment and now you want to perform some Performance Testing to see how much load your MFP Servers can take before failing?... Then you start the cycle of tuning, tweaking, enhancing and squeezing to get the best performance for your specific environment...





Full credits go to Nir Grande and his original Blog post about this subject, I hope I've just enhanced the explanation for people who are applying the setup themselves.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Friday, 20 May 2016

Oculus Rift arrived today

My Oculus Rift arrived today:











Pretty awesome, but I don't have a Windows PC powerful enough (or with a good enough graphics card) to use it.  shame.  Guess I'll stick to the Samsung GearVR for a while longer :-D