I've created hundreds of pieces of content about advanced technologies and related topics. A selection of my best and most popular work is below.
A complete list of articles I've written for ProgrammableWeb is also available.
Article covers several key differences between a monolithic and microservices architecture. Monoliths and microservices are often treated differently when it comes to codebase, database, development teams, testing, and more.
Article highlights web search APIs that have been shut down in recent months, how search is changing, and how there's not a lot of options for developers when it comes to web search APIs.
This article highlights several steps that developers can take to help safeguard websites and applications from third-party API outages.
Article about how Netflix successfully moved from a monolithic to cloud-based microservices architecture and helped pave the way for other companies to do the same.
Article highlighting how API Keys and other sensitive data are regularly exposed on public code sharing sites like GitHub, cloud service providers like Amazon Web Services, and sometimes mobile applications.
Article that highlights the growing trend of companies initially providing public APIs and an open platform, only to enact API restrictions or even close access to the platform later on. Article inludes an interactive timeline (on CodePen).
Article that covers how cars are essentially becoming the next mobile platform and how APIs can be used to improve connected car security, speed up the development cycle of connected car platforms, and more.
A microservices architecture is inherently complex and if not designed and coded correctly, serious problems can occur. This article explains how performing peer code reviews throughout the development process can help ensure the quality of a microservices architecture.
E-book covering the importance of choosing the right machine learning-powered fraud prevention solution. Businesses need a fraud prevention solution that can detect many different types of fraud and is effective across multiple channels.
Article highlighting the top 10 machine learning APIs on ProgrammableWeb; API capabilities include image tagging, object recognition, speech recognition, predictive modeling, and much more.
News article covering the launch of Knowm, a new advanced computing platform that allows developers to build intelligent applications powered by Thermodynamic-RAM (kT-RAM) and AHaH technology.
A look at several companies using computer vision technology, most of which specialize in image-recognition platforms and applications.
This article highlights how machine learning and predictive analytics are being used by an increasing number of companies. Article also features ten companies that provide machine learning and/or predictive analytics platforms.
Article that covers the increasing use of convolutional neural networks (CNNs) to improve computer vision methods. Article features companies providing image recognition platforms that include automatic photo tagging and classification.
Free e-book that features six practical deep learning use cases including voice-activated assistants, recommendation engines, image recognition, image tagging, pattern recognition, and advertising.
Cognitive computing is a relatively new area of computer science that has been growing fairly rapidly in recent years. Article takes a look at several companies using cognitive computing such as IBM, Bottlenose, Infantium, and Numenta.
News article covering the launch of api.ai for connected cars, a customizable Siri-like voice interface featuring an API that can be used to incorporate voice-activated intelligent assistant capabilities into navigation, mapping, infotainment, and many other types of in-car applications.
Free e-book that covers the types of solutions organizations should consider when it comes to solving the many problems associated with unstructured data. Natural language processing is covered on page 5.
News article covering the launch of the AlchemyData News API, an API that allows applications to access a curated dataset of news and blog content collected from 70,000+ unique sources. Content returned by the API is enhanced using AlchemyAPI's deep learning-powered natural language processing APIs.
News article covering the launch of Eddystone, a set of technology products from Google that can be used to build applications that provide engaging, contextually relevant location-based experiences.
Mapping is one of the most popular categories on ProgrammableWeb. This article highlights different types of GIS, mapping, and location-based solutions.
Article that features some of the most widely used mapping APIs and geodata sources; Google Maps, Bing Maps, MapQuest, OpenLayers, etc.
Free e-book that covers the types of solutions organizations should consider when it comes to solving the many problems associated with unstructured data.
Free e-book that covers why it's so important for organizations to have a data analysis strategy and provides insight into the information crisis that many companies are facing today.
Free guide that covers three important data strategy solutions; data management, data monitoring and analysis, and storage.
Article takes a detailed look at the web search tools/APIs provided by Google and Microsoft. Article includes side-by-side feature comparison charts.
Article covering some of the differences between the ORTC API and the WebRTC 1.0 API. Article also covers what ORTC API support in Microsoft Edge and other browsers may mean for application developers.
In-depth review of REST United highlighting key features of the platform. Article also takes a brief look at developer experience (DX) when it comes to REST United automatically generated SDKs.
Article that takes a detailed look at three of the most popular weather platforms and APIs: Forecast.io, Weather Underground and World Weather Online.
Blog post highlighting how many hospitals and physicians in the U.S. have transitioned from paper-based medical record systems to electronic-based medical record systems (EMRs).
Article highlighting how the healthcare industry is slowly modernizing despite the prevalence of legacy EHR systems and the reluctance of some vendors to innovate their software products.
Article that highlights how growing consumer interest in personal wellness and self-improvement is driving the widespread adoption of wearable electronics and the concept of the Quantified Self.
Article covering the launch of the Argonaut Project, an initiative dedicated to accelerating the development and adoption of HL7's Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources.
Article covering the launch of the drchrono-AppVisit integration, an integration that makes it possible for both health care providers and patients to have easy access to mobile e-visits and integrated records.
Created an advertorial for Sentient Technologies that was published in the March 2016 NRF STORES Custom Content eBlast. Advertorial highlights the challenges that consumers face when presented with online catalogs filled with thousands of products to choose from.
Article covering the legal issues related to Minecraft software development, including updates to the EULA, software licenses and copyright infringement claims (DMCA), and Microsoft's recent acquisition of Mojang for $2.5 billion.
The use of graph databases and the popularity of graph analysis have been rapidly growing in recent years. This article takes a look at graph databases, graph analysis, and highlights several companies using graph technology.
Article about how Oreo is using digital technology in innovative and groundbreaking ways to market the Oreo brand and build a huge and growing fan base. Oreo is using digital technology, fueled by APIs.