Technology is at the heart of the transformation of modern society and business. I engage in innovation, artificial intelligence, disruption, and ethics under the lense that we only do this because people matter.
I was pursuing my Facebook feed the other day and came across an advertisement for Replika, an “Artificial Intelligence Friend”, which offers to be a virtual personal relationship, providing a vehicle for self-expression, understanding, and feedback. We’ve talked about Empathy in the context of bots or applications, but this is a whole new level. This […]
I hate self checkout lines. I’ve always thought of it as an excuse to turn the customer into an employee. Rather than pay for a great experience as I leave their store, they implement a system where I work to buy from their store. I can understand the inherent inefficiency that checkout creates, so certainly […]
This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! We started with provisioning an Azure storage environment that this uses to retrieve images. In this post we’ll provision the Azure Function, deploy the code via VS Code and configure an App Insights availability […]
This post is part of a series. If you want to work on creating your own Wildlife ID environment, start here! We will start by provisioning a Cosmos DB environment for our application. First, login to your Azure environment and navigate to Cosmos DB and create a new database. Then, progress in creating your Cosmos […]
A few years ago I got an idea… there were birds on my bird feeder that I didn’t know the name of. There were some times of the year they showed up and others where they didn’t. I wanted to get a better understanding of why certain birds showed up at certain times, where the […]