Monthly Archives: June 2016

ARTIK makes a splash in London

I headed back to London again for the second time last week, for a different kind of event: an intimate 30-person workshop aimed directly at IoT developers hosted by our good friends at Samsung ARTIK. Dan Gross, Wei Xiao, Shan Hu and Josue Bustos came all the way from the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center [...]

ARTIK makes a splash in London 2016-06-22T06:31:34+00:00

Microsoft brings Build 2016 direct to developers

Microsoft’s annual Build 2016 tour came to London again this week to deliver a sold-out showcase of the latest in developer tools for the Windows platform to over 300 enthusiastic developers. The day was well executed, the sessions were concise, and there was enough audience interaction to maintain engagement throughout the day. Clearly, after five years [...]

Microsoft brings Build 2016 direct to developers 2016-06-17T06:24:20+00:00

What, No Swag?

Swag (free stuff) is traditionally a big part of any developer conference, and historically none more so than at Google I/O. But this year they opted out of that tradition - there was no big technology giveaway for attendees. Why did they do that and what does it mean for other developer events and developer [...]

What, No Swag? 2016-06-02T08:21:36+00:00