The rains in Mumbai last week have once again showed why BMC and all its citizens have miles to go before we can truly call this a well managed city. This blog post is not an attempt to finger point but a sincere appeal targeting all like-minded people to join together in creating a series of applications that truly utilize digital services in delivering contextual and timely information about our Monsoon.
We had an event in our office (Xoriant) last week where any group of employees could come together and put up a stall. The stall could be a game, some food stuff or any other skill you want to show case. In a technical company, these events are usually a channel to utilize some of your other ideas, interests and talents …. and in most of the cases, people usually do that in non-technical areas.
Tomorrow is Valentines Day and I decide to do a little something about it. And what better way than to combine all the buzzwords that are strangulating us today : Cloud, IoT, APIs, HTTP, DIY Electronics and more.
Its January 1, 2015 and there are predictions everywhere. Here is a list of my predictions for 2015 (some of them might sound like my wishlist but nevertheless I believe in them and think that this year should see them strengthen). I have kept my predictions around the software industry in general since I am not in a position to try to predict other world events.