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Psycho-Analyzing People You Hate On Twitter With IBM Bluemix and Watson cont.

Last time we explored the Watson User Modeling service and all the personality data that it generates for you. In this post we are going to wire that all up in our app and also explore an additional method on the … Continue reading

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AI In Your Windows Phone Apps? Elementary, My Dear Watson, pt. 2

In part 1, we talked about IBM’s Watson, BlueMix and how to setup a new cloud app to be able to access Watson’s APIs. If you haven’t already done so, now would be a great time to sign up for … Continue reading

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AI In Your Windows Phone apps? Elementary, My Dear Watson pt. 1

IBM’s Watson supercomputer achieved celebrity status in 2011 when it beat Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings in the Jeopardy! Challenge.  According to IBM: Watson is a cognitive technology that processes information more like a human than a computer—by understanding natural … Continue reading

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Promote your Windows Phone app on Twitter every time you get a review

One of the best ways to encourage people to download your Windows Phone app is through positive reviews. But only people browsing in the app store are going to see those right? Well what if there was a way you … Continue reading

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#WPDEV – Stop shaving in November and fight cancer

A few weeks ago I got lazy and stopped shaving for several days. I was reminded of the No-Shave November initiative run by the American Cancer Society and thought that would be  a great way to raise some money for … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Mango Compass v1.2 Preview

Much to my (pleasant) surprise, my app Mango Compass, which just dropped in the Windows Phone Marketplace about a week ago, has turned into a bit of a hit, with downloads far exceeding any expectations I had for it. Feedback … Continue reading

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Just a note about the “Mango Compass” Windows Phone app

My new Windows Phone 7 app “Mango Compass” was recently published into the marketplace. I have seen a few reviews saying simply that the app “doesn’t work”. It is important to note that you must be running your carrier’s official … Continue reading

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