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Building a double-decker LEGO couch: hackathons in the API economy

Wow, what a whirlwind of events. Bluemix, Watson, IToA, DevOps, mobile solutions. Learning, experiencing, and overloading all senses at IBM InterConnect 2016 in Las Vegas. Not to mention an amazing musical event delivered by Sir Elton John himself–the original Rocket Man! I’d like to share my experience from a very interesting event that took place […]

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Product manager, or Renaissance (wo)man?

Look at Leonardo da Vinci’s areas of interest: inventing, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography… 36 total as someone has counted. He has been also called the father of paleontology, ichthyology, and architecture, and is considered one of the greatest painters of all time. Who […]

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Today is pajama day…

Today is pajama day. Well, only officially at my child’s school–not at Rocket–but I just made it a Rocket event. It means I’m working from home today because, although I like a good laugh in the office, I draw the line at the silly socks day. Secondly, I don’t want to be chased by security […]

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Rocket Mainframe Data Access for Bluemix

How Rocket Mainframe Data Service on Bluemix went from idea to reality

Rays of winter mid-morning sun were hesitantly entering the hotel’s conference room, where a number of Rocketeers listened intently to CTO Bryan Smith explaining the rules of Rocket.Build. Each team needed to present their idea in the most appealing way to potentially recruit some additional workforce from “floaters” around the room. Steve Able and I […]

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Will future generations have nostalgia for our digital love letters?

How fitting that Valentine’s Day is approaching as I am writing this post. How will you express your Valentine’s wishes this year? Via email or text? Facebook message? “Heart me” picture on Instagram or Snapchat? Or maybe a good, old-fashioned card or letter? I’ve recently been pondering the volatile character of our current communications. We […]

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