Friday, April 07, 2017

2017-04-07 Friday - O'Reilly Early Relese - Learning TensorFlow


New O'Reilly early release book on TensorFlow
http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920063698.do

2017-04-07 Friday - R and Plotly for Enterprise Architecture Heat Maps


I'm experimenting with v4.5.6 of the R library - working with that latest version of R v3.3.3 - crafting some Enterprise Architecture executive reporting views.https://plot.ly/ 


This weekend I will explore Shiny as well 
"A web application framework for R Turn your analyses into interactive web applications" http://shiny.rstudio.com/gallery/

http://zevross.com/blog/2016/04/19/r-powered-web-applications-with-shiny-a-tutorial-and-cheat-sheet-with-40-example-apps/ 



Thursday, February 23, 2017

2017-02-23 Thursday - Flow and Deep Work

A thought-provoking article on the concepts of Flow and Deep Work - well worth the time spent to read it.
https://www.robinwieruch.de/lessons-learned-deep-work-flow/

Saturday, December 03, 2016

2016-12-03 Saturday - Vulkan 3D Programming

There are some interesting practical applications of 3D visualization technologies to many commercial businesses - if you have heard of OpenGL  - you might want to keep an eye on Vulkan as it continues to mature. Note the CPU and Memory utilization and lag differences in this side-by-side comparison

https://www.khronos.org/ 
https://www.toptal.com/api-developers/a-brief-overview-of-vulkan-api

https://vulkan-tutorial.com/

 
https://github.com/GPUOpen-Tools/CodeXL

Friday, November 04, 2016

2016-11-05 Saturday - Enterprise Search

I'm doing a bit of a refresh on the latest Enterprise Search options that are out there - and will use this blog post as my placeholder for my notes. Hopefully this will become a useful resource for others too.

Initially, I intend to examine the following (but may add others as time permits):

General Search Articles


 Apache Solr Related Articles

Apache Lucene Related Articles

Elasticsearch Related Articles

 

Comparison Articles



Search Related Books

Friday, October 14, 2016

2016-10-14 Friday - The 2016 Top Programming Languages

The 2016 Top Programming Languages

http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/the-2016-top-programming-languages

2016-10-14 Friday - Is REST Holding Your API Performance Hostage?

Github's recent adoption of Facebook's GraphQL has me reconsidering ways to approach API design for my own clients...
There is no silver bullet (or free lunch) to balancing the concerns of performance, complexity, and minimizing leaking-the-abstraction - but there are very powerful and compelling advantages to the GraphQL approach that are worthy of your consideration in your approach to building APIs that minimize long-term maintenance, network latency, and providing greater flexibility to your service consumers