Jul
10
2017
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How Bassem Hamdy aims to disrupt the construction industry

 Construction – the actual process of putting brick on brick to build something – is still in the dark ages. While there is plenty of technology out there to help plan massive projects few people are thinking hard about what it takes to actually build. Luckily Bassem Hamdy is one the case. Hamdy works for Procore Technologies where he and his team build products to help… Read More

May
29
2017
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NYU’s Sarah Kaufman talks about the shape of cities to come

 On this week’s episode of Technotopia we talk to Sarah Kaufman, the assistant director at the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management. Kaufman is working to create new transit opportunities for New Yorkers — and the world — and expects the future to be quite interesting. Her prediction? As we move toward self-driving cars we will see more options for… Read More

Mar
12
2017
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CoSMo CEO Michel Morvan talks about augmented intelligence

 Michel Morvan is the CEO of The CoSMo Company, a big data service provider and insight generator. He knows how to use AI to help C-level execs make decisions and he thinks the current crop of AI is just the beginning. Morvan doesn’t believe AI will become “self-aware.” Instead he speaks of “augmented intelligence,” robots that help us think better and make… Read More

Dec
12
2016
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Big data expert Flavio Villanustre talks about the future of massive data stores

Flavio Villanustre is an expert in Big Data. He and his team at an offshoot of LexisNexis created a massive open source product aimed at allowing first-timers to spin up huge data stores. The product, called HPCC, is a way to bring parallel computing and strong data processing to big data. The best thing? Flavio is a friendly guy with a lot of ideas about what it will take to bring big data… Read More

Dec
04
2016
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EY’s Jeff Wong brings startups into the boardroom

jeff_t1 In this episode of Technotopia I talk to Ernst & Young’s Jeff Wong. Jeff is a former startupper and early member of the eBay team. Wong is EY’s future guru now and is helping his clients build out interesting new products in the blockchain space. We had a far reaching-conversation but what I really wanted to know is why a young person leaving college should go work for EY… Read More

Oct
13
2015
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Google Acquires Divshot To Join Its Firebase Team, Will Shut Down In December

divshot Google has acquired Divshot, an HTML5 web-hosting platform that it says is “tailored for performance and developer productivity.”
It will shut down on December 14, 2015, and will be joining the Firebase team. Google acquired Firebase last October. Read More

Jun
20
2009
0

Update PHP Tools page

I updated my tools page.  The php timestamp converter tool has been updated to use timezone_identifiers_list() (i.e. ‘America/New_York’), now instead of hard-coded offsets.

Also moved all the scripts into one directory here.

When I get bored again I’ll add some more.  I actually use these from work so it’s really just a convenience for me.

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