SWARM Deployment Architecture

Here at SWARM, our engineering team has agreed on the following goals for deploying applications into the wild. Automatic Deployment should happen automatically. Creating and publishing packages are for the dark ages! Reproducible Production environment should be the same as the development environment. Issues in production should be easy to reproduce in [...]

Is Your Competitive Intelligence Working for You?

CI? Yes, competitive intelligence.In today’s rapidly changing marketplace it is pivotal that any new start up keep an eye on the competition. What are they doing that we’re not, what’s their value proposition compared to ours, who is their target customer, who is ours? These along with many other questions are what you should be asking yourself and always keeping those questions [...]

VP's of Digital Need to Start Embracing Machine Learning

Why Vice Presidents of Digital Product Need to Start Embracing Machine Learning Today It used to be that you had to program a computer to do certain things. As of the late 1990s, due to the advances in digitization and cheap computing power, scientists can feed computers large amounts of data and enable them to learn from experience. From Amazon’s product recommendations and [...]

Electric car highways πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί, full-body VR, and 3D-printed... Earables? πŸ‘‚

Newsletter | August 3rd, 2017   This week we're talking about full-body VR wearables, human organ factories in New Hampshire, the largest electric vehicle highway in Australia πŸ›£οΈβš‘, and [w]earables that go into... your ear. πŸ‘‚   WEARABLES + VR .  True whole-body tracking now possible in VR πŸƒπŸ•Ή   Animation Magazine threw out some major +1's this past [...]

If you care about the environment, we've got some wins for you πŸ‘

Newsletter | July 27th, 2017   This week we're talking about robotic eels tracking water pollution, building DNA from scratchπŸ‘¨‍πŸ”¬, the first floating wind farmπŸ’¨, and the first solar-powered train β˜€οΈπŸš†.   ENVIRONMENT .  Robotic eels vs water pollution   We have certainly measured water pollution before. But what about measuring water pollution [...]

Talk to the hand βœ‹, my smart-wearable-glove hand 😎

Newsletter | July 20th, 2017   This week we're talking about smart gloves that translate sign language! πŸ™‹, Moon-mining in 2020 πŸŒ•, the top programming languages of 2017 πŸ’», and new, cool, skin-like wearable tech!   WEARABLES .  Smart glove can translate sign language πŸ‘   This glove can not only translate sign language into text, but also control [...]

πŸ˜’ Your phone has a battery?... that's really 2016

Newsletter | July 13th, 2017   This week we're talking about electric bike-sharing programs 🚲⚑, a new phone that doesn't need a battery πŸ˜’, cryptocurrency using more energy than small nations, and an AR device that screws in like a light bulb. Now let's get lit... πŸ’‘   TRANSPORTATION .  Electric bike-sharing in Denmark, it's moving 🚲⚑   Bike-sharing [...]

😒 This wearable's sole purpose in life is to tell you how drunk you are ⌚🍺

Newsletter | July 6th, 2017   This week we're talking about wearables knowing your drinking limit πŸΊπŸ›‘, wearables taking your blood πŸ’‰, AI better than doctors at matching IVF embryos?, and tracking money πŸ’Έ  in Macau with facial recognition.   WEARABLES .  Telling you to stop drinking ⌚🍺   A lot of people believe that wearables should monitor how [...]

πŸ‘Ύ Can you smell the pixels?

Newsletter | June 29th, 2017   This week we're talking about playing πŸ•ΉοΈ Super Mario Bros. in Central Park, an AR iOS app for real-time measuring, smelling with VR πŸ‘ƒ, and one state down (Florida), 46 to go for legalizing robot delivery.     AR .  It's Me, Mario, in Central Park 🌲   Abhishek Singh is our hero. This past week, the developer [...]

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ A.I. just beat your Ms. Pac-man score 🀷

Newsletter | June 22nd, 2017   This week we're talking about Switzerland with a top 3 global supercomputer, blockchain for refugees, A.I. that can beat Ms. Pac-man, and A.I., again, in competition between Airbnb and hotels.     COMPUTING .  U.S. no longer in top 3, welcome Switzerland πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­   The Swiss have some impressive new supercomputing [...]

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