Mobile World Congress 2015

Mobile World Congress 2015

A few photos from my recent week-long demo adventure to support Intel’s Context Sensing SDK and Integrated Developer Experience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (March 2015). Please like &...

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Intel Cloud Services – featuring Ned Hayes

Intel recently posted a new video of me, explaining the Intel Cloud Services Platform: Context Awareness, Predictive Analytics, Recommendations, Curation, Catalog I am the lead product strategist for our predictive intelligence and recommendation engine services provided by the Cloud Services Platform. Together, our team is building an identity-based, many-device, multi-OS, multi-CPU-architecture, client-aware, cloud-services platform. My work is to develop use cases, manage product strategy, lead a cross-functional team and deliver cloud services to build out the Cloud Services Platform for Intel and for 800,000 developer customers. Looking forward to the future of Intel’s work in cloud services this year! Please like &...

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Internet in Your Pocket

internet in your pocket Intel is suddenly trying to make a case that they can lead the charge in what they’ve designated as“Mobile Internet Devices” (MIDs) — but it’s clear to any observer that they’re just playing catch-up to Apple. Fortunately, they have this great Core Duo relationship with Apple — so perhaps the rising iPhone tide can lift Intel’s ship. This morning’s NY Times) notes a significant gap in the Intel positioning — “the first generation of Intel’s MID technology will be aimed at data, not voice communications, leaving the company out of the market for smartphones. That has not damped the enthusiasm of Intel executives who foresee a proliferation of devices ranging from advanced...

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Beyond Microsoft: Chapter 5

Chapter 5: The Invisible Interface “[I]increasingly rapid technological changes are likely to significantly change user interfaces. We are at the dawn of an era where user interfaces are about to break out of the ‘desktop’ box…” – “Past, Present and Future of User Interface Software Tools” September 15, 1999 Brad Myers, Scott E. Hudson, and Randy Pausch / Carnegie Mellon University The iPod Secret Five years ago, I walked into a small Silicon Valley room to meet a tiny interface company called “Pixo.” I was there with a team of Adobe senior scientists to present our vision of the future. We hoped that Pixo might be able to help us achieve that dream. Yet as our Adobe engineers described the coming wave of mobile devices and multimedia players, there were sideways...

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Beyond Microsoft: Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Revenue to the Wind… Web Services and .NET “If you let yourself get too comfortable, you start converting creative energy into defensive energy, and you spend all your time just protecting what you’ve got.” – New Yorker Editor William Shawn Winning with Web Services The new world of Web services was potentially worth a lot more to Microsoft than boxed software sales. According to his biographer, CEO Steve Ballmer had realized as early as 1998 that “it was the Internet, not the desktop, that would rule the future.” In order to win in the new world of Web services, the company tried to create another positive feedback loop. Microsoft plays to win, and only another whirlwind-like cycle of Windows proportions would allow Microsoft to dominate once...

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