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Internet of Things Scenarios

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a nascent technology that promises to revolutionize how people and systems interact in daily life. Based on established technologies, IoT is a means of inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other objects embedded with software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity. Although there is ...

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a nascent technology that promises to revolutionize how people and systems interact in daily life. Based on established technologies, IoT is a means of inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other objects embedded with software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity. Although there is initial adoption in niche markets such as fitness bracelets, broad sectors of our economy can benefit from IoT solutions. Factors that affect adoption include security ...

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Internationalization in Primero

Our work at Quoin includes multinational and global organizations, and often requires that web, mobile, and enterprise applications can be customized for specific languages. In particular, the Primero platform has this requirement given its widespread use in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. This presentation examines the process and tools for ...

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Internationalization in Primero

Our work at Quoin includes multinational and global organizations, and often requires that web, mobile, and enterprise applications can be customized for specific languages. In particular, the Primero platform has this requirement given its widespread use in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. This presentation examines the process and tools for internationalization and localization. Internationalization is the process of extracting strings and other elements that vary by location. Similarly, localization involves the customization of these elements ...

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Internationalization in Primero


OAuth 2.0 & PHP

Presentation Notes

First we looked at a simple web page that displays the current time. Looking at the source code, we see JavaScript to get the current time, format it for display, create a text node, and insert the node into the DOM in the appropriate place. But this web ...

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Presentation Notes

First we looked at a simple web page that displays the current time. Looking at the source code, we see JavaScript to get the current time, format it for display, create a text node, and insert the node into the DOM in the appropriate place. But this web site has a problem: because the JavaScript runs inside your web browser, it is showing you the time that your computer thinks it is. Much ...

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Logic Problems in Computing

Computer scientists have used logic problems to understand and explain challenges in the design and implementation of complex systems. From operating systems to distributed systems, the use of logic problems has allowed software designers to create more effective algorithms. This presentation reviews several well-known logic problems and applications in design ...

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Logic Problems in Computing

Computer scientists have used logic problems to understand and explain challenges in the design and implementation of complex systems. From operating systems to distributed systems, the use of logic problems has allowed software designers to create more effective algorithms. This presentation reviews several well-known logic problems and applications in design, including the Two Generals, Byzantine Generals, Monty Hall, and Dining Philosophers problems.

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Logic Problems in Computing


Big Data Architecture, Apache Spark, Part 2

Lance Parlier continues his presentation on Apache Spark, Hadoop, the Scala programming language, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The focus in Part 2 is a real-world example of Big Data – a music recommendation system built with Apache Spark that uses machine learning. This program will suggest songs based on ...

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Big Data Architecture, Apache Spark, Part 2

Lance Parlier continues his presentation on Apache Spark, Hadoop, the Scala programming language, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The focus in Part 2 is a real-world example of Big Data – a music recommendation system built with Apache Spark that uses machine learning. This program will suggest songs based on a user’s listening history.

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Big Data Architecture, Apache Spark, Part 2


Estimating Tasks, Activities, Projects

Software project planning and management depends on estimation. Understanding the time and effort for tasks and entire projects is an ongoing concern for development teams. Yet, many professionals struggle with this key aspect of working together and building software. Laurie Corkum gives the second part of her presentation on estimation ...

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Estimating Tasks, Activities, Projects

Software project planning and management depends on estimation. Understanding the time and effort for tasks and entire projects is an ongoing concern for development teams. Yet, many professionals struggle with this key aspect of working together and building software. Laurie Corkum gives the second part of her presentation on estimation practices. The presentation focuses on specific techniques for estimation of development tasks, activities, and projects. She discusses how developers actually arrive at an estimate and ...

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Estimating Tasks, Activities, Projects


PublicRelay at CES 2017

PublicRelay is a media monitoring and analytics SaaS that supports brand- and constituent-oriented organizations with actionable insights. As a key client and partner of Quoin, I wanted to highlight its recent and highly visible work for the Consumer Technology Association and CES 2017. The focus of this support was to ...

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PublicRelay is a media monitoring and analytics SaaS that supports brand- and constituent-oriented organizations with actionable insights. As a key client and partner of Quoin, I wanted to highlight its recent and highly visible work for the Consumer Technology Association and CES 2017. The focus of this support was to perform analysis of top stories and issues surrounding CES. Using the PublicRelay platform to aggregate, analyze, and generate analytics for relevant content, the analyst team ...

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Big Data Architecture - Apache Spark

A key to a successful 'big data' implementation is a robust system architecture that can provide high-throughput and high-performance. In this week's Tech Talk, Lance Parlier presents an introduction to current technologies for these demanding applications – Apache Spark, Hadoop, the Scala programming language, and Amazon Web Services (AWS ...

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Big Data Architecture - Apache Spark

A key to a successful 'big data' implementation is a robust system architecture that can provide high-throughput and high-performance. In this week's Tech Talk, Lance Parlier presents an introduction to current technologies for these demanding applications – Apache Spark, Hadoop, the Scala programming language, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The presentation includes a simple 'big data' application, Wordcount to show how these technologies can apply to real world problems.

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Big Data Architecture - Apache Spark


PublicRelay Case Study - Toyota and CES

Our colleague, Bill Mitchell (Vice President, Technology at PublicRelay), presents a case study on identifying topics and relevance for a large data set of tweets. In the case study, a team of MIT students analyzed 241K tweets relating to Toyota hybrid vehicles. This team performed topic analysis to identify relevant ...

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PublicRelay Case Study - Toyota and CES

Our colleague, Bill Mitchell (Vice President, Technology at PublicRelay), presents a case study on identifying topics and relevance for a large data set of tweets. In the case study, a team of MIT students analyzed 241K tweets relating to Toyota hybrid vehicles. This team performed topic analysis to identify relevant tags; and, reach analysis to predict the value of specific tweets. the key results from this exercise had some interesting results. Tweets are a terse ...

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PublicRelay Case Study - Toyota and CES


Primero in the news

Sue Willard, Pavel Nabutovsky, and Brad Kain participated in the 3rd Annual Primero Summit last week at UNICEF headquarters in New York City. The meeting provided an opportunity for the Primero community to hear an update on the platform and its use in countries around the world. Led by our ...

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Sue Willard, Pavel Nabutovsky, and Brad Kain participated in the 3rd Annual Primero Summit last week at UNICEF headquarters in New York City. The meeting provided an opportunity for the Primero community to hear an update on the platform and its use in countries around the world. Led by our client and lead program sponsor, Robert MacTavish, the participants included stakeholders in child protection, gender based violence, and monitoring/reporting services from both UNICEF and ...

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