Author Archive: Desdemona Bandini

Chances are you are curious about drones, if you don’t have one already. Or you have seen them in the air at concerts, sporting events, on the freeway; anywhere is possible. Drones give everyone the ability to become a master aerial cinematographer from the comfort of the ground. They are hot hot hot, and have been known to bring out the inner nerd in everyone.

One of the oldest and most-popular developer communities, IBM’s developerWorks has announced today a first-of-its-kind premium subscription model, developerWorks Premium, geared toward maximizing developer access to IBM’s software, tools, training and partners at a fraction of the cost.

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This is a guest opinion piece written by Jeff Tinsley, CEO of “I think a ‘Yelp for People’ is a fine idea. That’s right; in fact my only issue with the announcement of the Peeple app last week was that the company isn’t taking the concept far enough.”

BIRD is an intuitive wearable worn on the tip of the finger that transforms any surface into a multi-touch interface with 3D interactive capabilities.

LA’s startup community is so hot, it is spilling over into Santa Clarita. One weekend, teams of newly formed entrepreneurs and who knows what products or big ideas can happen? Santa Clarita Startup Weekend is a grassroots event, organized by five volunteers who currently live in the Santa Clarita Valley.

The cloud has proven itself invaluable for businesses to be agile, yet finding a secure way to access applications while protecting the corporate firewall remained a major barrier to entry for many enterprise companies, until now. IBM has announced today a solution to this problem called Bluemix Local.

With the Bluemixathon: Operation Rescue and Recovery developers can be modern day heroes. What I like about this hackathon is that it really gives developers an opportunity to make a real difference in the world.

With Grandparents Day approaching on September 13th, we wanted to share a quick roundup of a few ways to improve the lives of our aging loved ones.

IBM unveiled the developerWorks Open community, and packed it full of cutting-edge tools, real-world projects, tutorials and free access to Bluemix.