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And there was light…

Die Wundrelampe I was encouraged by Peter’s last post to share my pet project with the blog audience. The current manifestation of my progress is the 10-bit, monochromatic, intelligent, one and only “die Wunderlampe”. As a picture is worth a thousand words, behold: I hope you feel enlightened. The lamp turns on and off, depending […]

Learning with colour…

I’ve been creating, building or transforming businesses for over 25 years now, but before that I was a developer. And whilst it’s been a long time since I wrote software professionally, I still love to have a side project to help me learn new things (and it’s a more useful hobby than doing a crossword!). […]

Technology Radar [Mar-Apr 2017]

Another handful of information from our experts. This time we have focused on the following four areas: “Big Data, SQL Server and Performance”, “Mobile & Java”, “Web, Continuous Integration & Security” and finally, Azure. What’s more, for the first time, we gathered insights from our dear testers. Enjoy!   Edition highlights [Assess] Lambda Architecture [On Hold] […]

Is IoT just a hype in the world of technology?

Let’s start with the question of what IoT actually is. It’s a trend that is a response to the ever changing world – supposed to become a remedy helping to save time, optimize life and facilitate the simplest tasks. Situations, in which your fridge will place an order at the grocery shop, the microwave will […]

Introducing SSO (Single Sign-On) to an existing ASP.NET MVC application

A while ago I was working on a project that required us to integrate an existing ASP.NET MVC application with a number of new systems, both back- and front-office. The user would like them all to work together as if it were one integrated application, and a key requirement is that there should be a […]

Energy distribution – a PoC in cooperation with Microsoft

A few months ago I knew nothing about energy distribution. I could only say that there is a power plant, there is an electricity line, a transformer and finally the energy meter and my end devices. I also wasn’t interested in this subject until there was a problem to solve. The beginning I love my […]

Chatbot UX good practice

User Experience (UX) design is an integral part of Objectivity’s agile development approach and our UX team are highly skilled in designing experiences for the web, desktop and mobile platforms. The recent rise of conversational experiences however, such as those offered by chatbots, introduces a new paradigm and new challenges that the UX professional must […]

Will new technology do more harm than good?

Could we really be heading for a future where we cannot safely control our own creations? Or will new technology make the world a better place for everyone. We are only just beginning to understand the potential impact of software robotics, machine learning and the Internet of Things. These technologies, amongst others, are already playing […]

Ethical automation – living with robotics

Automation allows us to focus more on the things that really matter. Providing personal and compassionate support to our families, customers and work colleagues.    Automation anxiety There is some concern that robots will rule the future, take our jobs, marry our partners and control our lives. The film industry has fuelled our imaginations with […]

Technology Radar 2016

Young developers are keen on trying new technologies whenever they can 🙂 Those more mature know that not every shiny new thing will save us trouble and make us more efficient. They like known tools, languages, stable and predictable environment. This leads to a question: how to select the right framework, library or architecture for a […]