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Earlier this week, Google’s DeepMind team published a paper describing AlphaZero, a new generic reinforcement learning algorithm that has done some remarkable things. First, in about eight hours, it taught itself to beat AlphaGo, a human-trained AI system that beat the best human Go pl...
In the blog “From Autonomous to Smart: Importance of Artificial Intelligence,” we laid out the artificial intelligence (AI) challenges in creating “smart” edge devices: Artificial Intelligence Challenge #1: How do the Artificial Intelligence algorithms handle the unexpected, such as fl...
As some of you may know, we were formerly Salesforce Consultants, a product that was “Cloud” from day one. For us, cloud was not something we even thought about, until we pivoted to become a Microsoft Partner in 2011. Suddenly “Cloud” was a new thing? Huh?…...
I won’t pretend to know what holidays mean for you, but for most, there’s a singularly shared experience: long flights and being far away from your PlayStation or Xbox. If The post The best games for your new iPhone, iPad, or Android phone appeared first on Technology News and Reviews ...
This timeline fully reflects the state of the ransomware ecosystem over the period of May – December 2016. For your convenience, the entries are intuitively split up by the following categories: new ransomware released; existing ransomware updated; free decryptors created; and ot...
This is a comprehensive report on ransomware-related events covering a time frame of May – December 2016. The incidents herein are visually broken down into categories, including new ransomware, updates of existing strains, decryptors released, and other noteworthy news. Security...
My journey from developer to founder passed directly through the intersection of academia and industry: sponsored research in a graduate program at a state university. This location presents both advantages and disadvantages, and this article [...]
“If you look from the world perspective, it is fundamentally our primary computer device. The PC has very much become a secondary computer device.”Technology is advancing and the fine line of difference between mobile and laptop is almost hazy. Now this post-PC era has merged both the ...
The age of computers is over. You are now living in the age of intelligent processing by just about everything else. Like vacuum tubes and tape drives, desktops and laptops are on their way to becoming odd relics of a distant age, if people remember them at all. That may sound a bit ex...
A machine hackathon is about to take on a whole new meaning as Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DRAPA) prepares to hold it’s first ever machine-only hackathon. With a specific focus on cybersecurity, this cyber version of Capture the Flag (CTF), is DARPA’s way of ...
If you are a game developer, I suppose you may not even read this post. Unity is a multi-platform, 2D/3D game development engine and you can learn about it here (unity3d.com). It is supported on most platforms and a leader in game development. With just one click you can deploy to:Mobi...
Bob Gourley GDC2016 is the largest game developer conference in the globe. By all accounts it will be the biggest yet for virtual reality. It has become so huge a sub-conference has been organized called the Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC).  It expands beyond games to help...
Booger Boing is a fun platform puzzler with unique and sticky gameplay and theme! Use your finger to stretch and bounce your booger through a variety of challenging levels! GameSalad: Tell us a little about yourself and your experience as a game developer. Are you a solo creator? Par...
Welcome to the first in a series of articles featuring digital influencers who are driving digital transformation for enterprises across the globe. Today’s influencer: Otto Berkes, […]
Valve, the U.S.-based video game company, altered the gaming field with the 2013 release of its operating system (SteamOS) and Steam Machines, which are hardware platforms for playing computer video games. SteamOS, which was created with Linux, the open source platform, allows smaller ...
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio Max) is a professional 3D computer graphics program for making 3D animations, models, games and images. It has a very powerful and extensible plugin architecture and is used by many video game developers, TV studios, animation shops and architectura...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Paul Meyer Joins Seabury Group as EVP; Charles Davis Comments Pete Sandlin, Mario Suarez Named to Director Roles at HumanTouch DoD Business; Moe ...
Office has been evolving for quite a long time and perhaps it has reached a state of perfection after the debut of Windows 10. Office 2016 brings the best of Office products with the best of Microsoft Windows operating systems. This email alert prodded me to look up what is new in this...
Open source code has paved the way for a bright and innovative future for video game development. Developers are no longer limited by their imaginations alone, as open source makes it possible for any individual to contribute to video game code creation, helping shape and bring the gam...
In 2005, a licensing deal between Major League Baseball (MLB) and Take-Two Interactive, a rival developer of EA Sports, permanently disenfranchised EA Sports from leveraging MLB related assets in its products. EA Sports’ “MVP Baseball 2005” became the last official title in the company...
In her annual report for KPCB back in May, Mary Meeker cited a number of trends, statistics and metrics that show the increasing importance of online activity such as the growth in internet users to 39% of the population globally, the growth of mobile phone users to 73% penetration of ...
Early last year Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of PowerBI for Office 365. Office is the most used office program and PowerBI brings in great value by providing a self-service means to discover, analyze and visualize data leading to deep insights. Using PowerBI for...
“Dad, if my character dies in the game, would I die in the real world?” What a beautifully naive question that my son, Trevor, asked me during a son-dad conversation about how games might change over the years. Earlier last year, Mattel’s CEO, Bryan Stockton, was fired. After three y...
ShareAs one my favorite characters from the video game Deus Ex, Prichard would say, “You don’t fix an entire firewall Jensen, you find the hole and you plug it.” The same can really be said...
After reading the news of Radiant Group's acquisition of HumanGeo I contacted the two founders of HumanGeo, Al Di Leonardo and Abe Usher, to seek some first-hand lessons learned of use to the community as well as to congratulate these two friends from the national security ecosystem. T...
Digital and Mobile Guru, Peter RogersLike most of us, my colleague at Cognizant and technical mobile and web expert, Peter Rogers, spends his warm summer evenings pondering how to make the Internet run faster.  In this guest blog, Peter shares the latest developments in "WebAssemb...
Congratulations to Jack Neill, developer of our May GameSalad Game of the Month, Stickman Highbar! Stickman Highbar is a challenging physics game where you must make your gymnast land exactly right after doing a number of flips and twists! Check out our interview with the develop...
The rate at which our society, on a global scale, is becoming more digitally inclined means that the generations to come will be more dependent on technology than at any other time in our evolution. Even now, children must gain technology knowledge at an early age to succeed in school ...
Peter RogersMy colleague and most trusted technical mobility expert, Peter Rogers shares in this article why "gamification" is not the remedy for poor design.  Enjoy!***Having coming from a gaming background it is frustrating hearing the word ‘Gamification’ being thrown around as ...
Open source software touches nearly every aspect of our lives, from our daily business dealings to the hobbies that we enjoy at home. Now, even arcade games have gone open source with the recent announcement by Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME) who revealed that it is making its ...
Congratulations to Jonathan Mulcahy, developer of our March GameSalad Game of the Month, A Long Way Home! A Long Way Home is a physics/puzzle game that will test your timing! Check out our interview with Jon below: GameSalad: Tell us a little about yourself and your experience ...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
Congratulations to Dlaim, developer of our February GameSalad Game of the Month, Drop in the Cup! Drop in the Cup is a simple, yet challenging physics game where your goal is to get the ball into the cup! Check out our interview with Dlaim, the developer of Drop in the Cup, below...
The state of security and data breaches is no song and dance matter. We all know 2014 wasn’t shy of data breaches. We saw companies – once thought of as impenetrable – hacked. In this layout of the World’s Biggest Data Breaches, it’s clear the outlook is meek. While 2014 may have been ...
Game developers Conference 2015March 2-6, 2015Mascone Center, San Francisco, CAExpo: March 4-6, 2015As a game developer you must have already visited the GDC site. If you have missed here are some details.Developer focused Game Developers Conference 2015 begins March2.  Hurry up, ...
Je publie cette analyse en deux parties, pour traiter en profondeur un sujet qui concerne 100 % des entreprises, quel que soit leur taille ou leur secteur d’activité. Première partie : la situation en 2015. Deuxième partie : critères de...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
Congratulations to DonkeySoft, developers of our January GameSalad Game of the Month, WordForWord! WordForWord is a challenging strategy word game where you face off against "Foxy", your clever animal opponent, by taking turns creating words to accomplish different goals! Check o...
Congratulations to Lydia Kovalenko, developer of our December GameSalad Game of the Month, Panmorphia! Panmorphia is a point and click adventure game with many puzzles to solve! GameSalad: Tell us a little about yourself and your experience as a game developer. Are you a solo cre...
DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using Lenovo TS140 By Greg Schulz Attention DIY Converged Server Storage Bargain Shoppers Software defined storage on a budget with Lenovo TS140 Recently I put together a two-part series of some server storage I/O...