GDI + SFDC = Awesomeness

GDI + SFDC = Awesomeness

The world just received an extra dose of awesomeness. Last May, the New York Chapter of Girl Develop It (GDI) announced an upcoming meetup that would offer the chance for participants to learn to build an app using Salesforce.com’s (SFDC) technology. The...
Fix The Leak!

Fix The Leak!

A leak is never fun. If a pipe bursts in your house, and your floor is getting ruined, should you try to find a mop, or look for a way to fix the leak? The same logic applies to making your code  more maintainable, reliable and secure. During the Sonar Summer City...
Theranos: a Startup goes Down the Tubes

Theranos: a Startup goes Down the Tubes

It’s never pretty to watch a startup going down the tubes…it is beginning to happen in large fashion with Theranos. News broke today that Walgreens is dumping all the in-store test centers that it had created with the Theranos brand. The pundits today...
A Trial Balloon Takes Flight into the Cloud

A Trial Balloon Takes Flight into the Cloud

Humorous metaphor about the cloud aside, this is a not-so-lighthearted blog entry. This is the convergence of progress, loss, and humility. In the fall of 2015, Salesforce.com (SFDC) announced upcoming initiatives for the Internet of Things (IoT). For the uninitiated,...
Is Facebook Eavesdropping on You?

Is Facebook Eavesdropping on You?

Are the Facebook eavesdropping rumors true? Are they secretly keeping your microphone activated for nefarious reasons? Every so often, I will see people in my Facebook feed copying and pasting warnings telling Facebook that it is not authorized to use their...
Putting the “Cuba” in Incubator

Putting the “Cuba” in Incubator

Rumor has it that some IT firms are beginning to salivate over Cuba, now that diplomatic relations have begun to take root between our two countries. Both as potential consumers and potential employees, Cubans would appear to be a good target market. For starters,...