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The Future of Cloud Connectivity in an IoT World

When new technologies are embraced and popularized, they usually fail sooner rather than later. The IoT, new architectures, and cloud systems are developing into perfect storms that will take time to develop and move on to maturity, finally providing calm, consistent conditions. How should you plan to fail?

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Steven Woodward
DeepDreams Are Made of This: Machine Learning and Art

Google released the source code for the images made by artificial intelligence and artificial neural networks, dubbed DeepDream. Everyone, especially programmers and artists, was invited to upload their own images, experiment, and tag their creations as #deepdream on social media.

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Pamela Rentz
Getting Started with Wearable Devices? Consider This Platform

As popular as wearables have become, they pose new challenges for software developers. Size, power consumption, and focused functionality are the main concentrations. There's a host of platforms that offer developers options for creating wearables, but Lance Gleason advocates one you may not have considered.

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Lance Gleason
Building Security into Apps: How and Why You Need to Detect Threats

In a perfect world, developers and testers are constantly asking themselves, “How can I make this more secure?” Security has become both a hot topic and a major priority in most businesses, but actually creating a mobile or web application that’s not porous might be more difficult than ever.

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Josiah Renaudin
What’s a Tech Lead? Decoding This Developer Role

The role of technical lead can be hard to define, and in many cases people accept the role without knowing its definition. Because new tech leads are used to programming, many focus too much on the technical aspects and not enough on the people and the team. Read on to learn what's required of this role.

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Steve Berczuk
How and When to Incorporate New Software Tools into Your Team

Change isn’t always necessary—or even good, for that matter—but when is it actually the right time to incorporate a new tool, language, or piece of technology that might be taking the market by storm into your business? How do you identify the risks?

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Josiah Renaudin
Has the Mobile Space Stalled?

That little rectangular device sitting in your pocket can already do so much, so it’s not as if there’s some terrible drought of innovation in the mobile space. But according to AppDiff.com’s CEO, Jason Arbon, the white hot excitement stemming from mobile phones has cooled.

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Josiah Renaudin
Agile outside Software: How All Teams Can Benefit

Better collaboration, adaptive planning, early delivery, and constant improvement—do any of these agile pillars sound like something a non-software team would want to avoid? Agile has its place in different companies and teams across a multitude of industries.

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Josiah Renaudin