Author Archives: chrish

Beyond the Cloud

As I understand it, blockchain mining (for any cryptocurrency or service that relies on blockchain) is ‘Pleasingly Parallel’ also referred to as ‘Embarrassingly Parallel’. This means, the work can be distributed over a massive cluster of computers easily as each …

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Brightcove Video Cloud

Trying out the 30 day free trial of Brightcove Video CLoud

“A Penny For Your Thoughts” Mobile Video Market Research

Conduct market research on the Singapore MRT to find out exactly what people are watching on their mobile phone.  If you take the MRT in Singapore in the morning, you’ll see a fair few people watching video on their mobile …

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Tech Talk Radio

Produce tech talks in audio format, then sequence for a linear broadcast radio like delivery. Current SW trends, new versions of libraries and software.  Case studies of websites, mobile apps or digital services.  Interviews with Opensource project owners.  Today in …

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Restaurant Loyalty Card Service (Cloud Based SAS):

Point of sale, loyalty card swipe or scan. Most likely a Smart Phone App barcode scan. Collects data for an individual user, what they’ve bought, where they bought it. Instantly posts data into a data warehouse for analysis. Gains visibility …

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Consumer Appliance Electrical Signatures

Idea, create an online database of Electrical Signatures of consumer appliances such as fridges, tv’s, tungsten light bulbs, flouresent lights, kettles, computers, hair dryers, air conditioners etc. The idea being to extend the benefit of tracking ones electrical current / …

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Mac Mail on OS X Lion replacing text with ‘block A’ characters

I received a brand new Mac Book Pro, did very little on it. Brought it up to date with Software Update, installed Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac and brought that up to date with Microsoft also. I connected Mac Mail …

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Messing around with Ustream

I played around with today. It was really very simple and good fun too. Simply registered for an account and did some live broadcasting from my desk. I then installed the Ustream Broadcast App on my iPhone and did …

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Clubguide Mobile Phone Application

We’d love to develop a mobile phone application (iPhone / Android / Blackberry / Windows Mobile) that uses geopositioning to know your location and informs you about what clubs are open near you, what they are like, what they are …

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