Facebook and Facial Recognition

It only took the Chinese about 7 minutes to find the BBC reporter trying to hide in China with their countrywide close-circuit camera network and facial recognition in December. What happens when they/anyone have access to a database of billions of people by leveraging Facebook? Data security and data privacy are important. Mark Zuckerberg drops … Continue reading Facebook and Facial Recognition

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Good bye voice recognition, Hello mental recognition

The next step after voice recognition is thought recognition? No reason to feel silly talking to your watch or phone in public, soon you may be able to just think your command or question. Granted this initial design looks like Google Glass that is draped around your jaw, but following Moore's Law, I am sure … Continue reading Good bye voice recognition, Hello mental recognition

Business Social Network Best Practices

Think before you post. A good way to look at it – DO NOT POST anything that you do not want your boss’s boss’s boss’s boss’s boss’s boss to see. 2) Read coworker posts and see how they are posting. Review how they commonly post and what kind of response they generate. This also sets up an environment for everyone to police each other and themselves.

Starting a Rails 5 Application with SimpleForm and Bootstrap

We will start a Rails 5 application with the Bootstrap responsive web design framework and a streamlined form framework. This will be accomplished with the implementation of the simple_form gem. Start a new Rails application in the Terminal with rails new simple_app Change directory in to the simple_app application root folder and open your application … Continue reading Starting a Rails 5 Application with SimpleForm and Bootstrap