Ever since the first time I heard about the Turing Test I’ve wanted to make my own chatbot. It started probably twenty plus years ago, when the only language I could program in was QBASIC. At that time I never got further than:
> Hi computer!
This week I’ve started running/jogging, and I’m using RunKeeper on my iPhone to track my progress.
RunKeeper stores all the GPS data from your runs. This data is displayed per run, including a nice map of your route. Most important data can be reached throught the web interface, things [...]
I’ve had a lot of colleagues in my career, some good, some bad, some absolutely fantastic. In this post I’ll go into some of the common traits that make them fantastic:
Be inquisitive Share answers Community awareness Programmers pride Embrace laziness Spatial visualization 1: Be inquisitive
Always be inquisitive, if you encounter a problem the [...]
As promised, here is my write-up for Devoxx 2013, the best Java conference in the world (maybe on par with JavaOne).
Having work to do I arrived tuesday evening, day zero.
For the second year in a row there was no line at all picking [...]
Since the introduction of EJB 3.1 we can use the @Asynchronous annotation. It provides a simple way to create a new asynchronous process in your application.
If a method with the @Asynchronous is invoked it will spawn a new thread and return immediately. The invocation can return either a [...]