It’s early days yet, but the sooner we face the music, the more ready we’ll be to adapt. I was listening to “Precious Things” from a recent Lupe Fiasco album. In it, he personified his hands and sang about the conflict he, the artist was engaged in with his instruments of expression – his hands. […]
I saw this tweet from @msdev: I literally read the first line and thought, Yes! They’re doing that cool thing I’d envisioned a while back. I clicked through to the post. That’s when I saw what I should have seen in the second line of the tweet, “…a ramp-up guide for developers”. Bummer. I mean, […]
I mentioned PSI before. And I’m pretty sure I will again. Microsoft’s Platform for Situated Intelligence has a lot of potential. I was reminded about it today with this tweet: From the PSI lab, they released a great demo that I’ve spent some time playing with. With PSI, you can access all the streams of […]
In which Irwin and Daniel Gordon participate in a hackathon with a focus on Accessibility.
My daughter got sick suddenly. She had a bit of fever when she got home from preschool and then woke up convulsing. Having never seen that before, my wife and I sprang into action. Hospital. Now. Since we both had to go, we piled all the kids into the car, and peeled off. There’s an […]
How do people learn things these days? I saw this great question on Facebook, and dropped a really quick simply reply to get the OP moving: For people who know me, they’d recognize that as standard draft from me, a version of “let me Google that for you”. I hope the text of it helps […]
I’m going to try to bring together Fusion, Power Hour and Lighthouse to Breezy. It feels kind of simple. Fusion. I participated in the Fusion Adventure Race last year. There were six official courses to the one event overall. Personally, I did nine course runs. Teleios Power Hour. If you can struggle through Fusion, you […]
Yesterday I was on one of the panels of the Trinidad and Tobago Big Data Forum 2021. The BDF was run from the Trinidad and Tobago United Nation’s office. It comprised of a series of sessions over the course of two days. The session I was part of was titled “Azure: Platform of Intelligence & […]
Stories as building blocks.
We watched in horror as our neighbour’s SUV was pushed down the road by the flood. Having seen this kind of thing on screens before, witnessing it so close was a different matter entirely. There’s an instinct some people have to stick their hand into a burning flame to save a grain of rice. It’s […]