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Have a Dialog with Your Home Appliances via Watson Conversation Service
Apr 26

Have a Dialog with Your Home via Watson Conversation Service

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing , IoT

Man’s desire to be a part of the social ecosystem has led to the invention of many communication and information sharing tools. This trend is now morphing to include use cases where we interact with non-living things, as well. Let’s look at one such application where we can communicate with our things through chat, just like way we would Whatsapp our family and friends.

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blockchain-comparison
Feb 13

Eight Blockchain platforms for rapid prototyping

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

Blockchain, the brainchild of a person or a group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto, was developed as a secured distributed database in 2008. Since then, it has found many applications in securing and streamlining distributed ledger and transaction based applications across the world. In this post, we explore eight  popular Blockchain platforms that you can try out to quickly build a prototype application.   

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Jan 19

How to make your smart bin smarter with IBM Bluemix

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing , IoT

Have you ever wondered how does an IoT-enabled smart bin works? If not then this blog post will show you exactly how to build one for yourself and you can use it too.

These days, there is a huge impetus on smart city initiatives across the world. One of the popular use cases of Smart City is the concept of Smart Bin. As we all know, efficient waste management is a growing challenge in urban areas. Hence, this Smart Bin concept has also drawn a lot of attention as part of automating the public infrastructure across cities.

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