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Medical Devices: IoT for Healthcare Devices

By Dick Weisinger

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) refers to the interconnection of medical devices, software applications, health systems and services over the internet. The IoMT market is huge. Allied Market Research estimates that the IoT healthcare market will reach $136.8 billion

Code Development: Microsoft Continues to Reinvent Itself with NPM Purchase

By Dick Weisinger

What a turn-around from the Microsoft of a decade ago! Microsoft’s GitHub recently agreed to acquire npm, the Javascript package manager. This is after Microsoft acquired GitHub in 2018 for $7.4 billion. Microsoft plans to integrate npm into the GitHub

Open Data: Bridging the Data Inequality Gap

By Dick Weisinger

Top-tier technology companies are accelerating their dominance because of their access to large amounts of data. Brad Smith, president at Microsoft, noted that half of all data created on the internet is collected by fewer than 100 tech companies that

Technical Debt: Balancing Short-Term and Long-Term Design Architecture

By Dick Weisinger

Technical debt refers to costs that accrue over time related to poor architectural choices. Often deadlines force coding choices that are expeditious in the short term but over time become headaches to maintain. The future time needed to maintain poor

Artificial Intelligence: The Building Blocks of Neural Nets

By Dick Weisinger

Neural networks are algorithms that are able to make a decision after been trained by processing many similar examples. For example, an algorithm might be trained for image recognition of different types of objects by processing many images that label