Robert Crouch

3,946 Flips | 21 Magazines | 42 Likes | 8 Following | 123 Followers | @RobertWCrouch | Extensive and wide-ranging expertise in strategy, management, software development, operations, process improvement, project management, and business strategy, which includes directing strategy and business development for a Fortune 500 corporation, and Microsoft’s consulting practice in Indiana.  Accomplished leader with strong interpersonal, written/verbal communications, lateral problem-solving  skills, and a natural coaching style that emphasizes building trust and long-term relationships. Especially adept at both guiding and motivating large teams across organizational, geographical, and cultural boundaries.Possesses the wide range of business and technical domain knowledge required to interact comfortably at every level of the organization. 

Screen saver with Prism and cellular automata

Introduction<p>The post is devoted to the application that is complete screen saver. Sure, screen saver is quite old technology, and there is no …

Software Development

These affordable skins are the best way to make your smartphone, computer, or game console stand out — here's how they work

Technology can be incredible, but it doesn't always feel very personal.<p>Enter Dbrand, a 7-year-old company based in Toronto that makes great-looking customizable skins for your smartphone, computer, or game console, and ships them anywhere in the world.<p>The skins don't add any bulk to your device, …

MacBook Air

Turn your device into a programming powerhouse with Coda (Essential iOS Apps #12)

The iPhone and iPad are arguably one of the most powerful computers most of us own. While much argument has been had as to whether you can do real work on iOS, apps are a proving ground for what an iOS device is capable of. Coda for iOS harnesses the power of iOS to make a feature rich programming …

Apps

Friday 5: Filmic Pro – a must-have app for iPhone videographers [Video]

The stock Camera app on iOS has gradually improved over the years, but it still lacks many of the features that are important to those focused on iPhone videography. In this week’s Friday 5, we go hands-on with Filmic Pro, the best advanced video capture app on iOS.<p>Audio meters<p>If you’re serious …

Videography

Continuous Development Will Change Organizations as Much as Agile Did

In 2001, a new approach to technology development was created by a daring group of developers. Called Agile, the process put customers at the center of product development, encouraged rapid prototyping, and dramatically increased corporate speed and agility.<p>While Agile began as a product …

Project Management

The Future Of Software Testing Part Two

In the November 2011 edition of The Testing Planet, I made several predictions of the future of software testing,<p>In part one, I made the case that …

Software Development

End Of The Gig Economy? Don’t Read Too Much Into A California Court Ruling

A recent California Supreme Court ruling is being hailed as a “game changer” for the gig economy.<p>That’s because the court adopted a more streamlined …

Programmatically creating Wiki Pages

Part two

This post is the second part of two blog posts describing how to setup a CI/CD pipeline using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) for deploying a …

part one

This post is the first part of two blog posts, describing how to setup a CI/CD pipeline using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) for deploying a …

The Tech Garage

'Bombshell' shatters myth around Wi-Fi inventor Hedy Lamarr

Coinciding with International Women's Day, a documentary looks at the life of Hedy Lamarr, the glamorous actress who led a secret life as an inventor.<p>Hedy Lamarr made your smartphone possible.<p>You might know her as the "most beautiful woman in the world," a tag she always hated. Lamarr got her start …

Inventions

Design knowledge bots - Bot Service

8 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>A knowledge bot can be designed to provide information about virtually any topic. For example, one knowledge bot might …

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

NHTSA-VehicleData

NHTSA Vehicle Data Api for dotnet core 2.0<p>NHTSA is the National Highway Safety Administration. This Api only wrapps standard REST calls to their …

Software Development

Vehicle API

Operators - PowerApps

Operators and data types in PowerApps<p>5 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Some of these operators are dependent on the language of the author. See Global …

UniMatrix

Python script to simulate the display from "The Matrix" in terminal. Uses half-width katakana unicode characters by default, but can use custom …

Lesson 1: Create a Project and Basic Package with SSIS

3 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>For content related to previous versions of SQL Server, see Lesson 1: Creating the Project and Basic Package.<p>In this …

Bird Detection with Azure ML Workbench

Introduction<p>Estimation of population trends, detection of rare species, and impact assessments are important tasks for biologists. Recently, our team …

Heartland Democrats to Washington: You’re Killing Us

New report blames elitist national party for alienating voters, and threatening the party's chances in 2020.<p>AUSTIN, Ind.—Steering his white Dodge Ram while wearing a tan knit cap, a drab green Carhartt coat and a smear of brown livestock feed on his cheek, Terry Goodin jounced over frozen-hard mud …

Democratic Party

Nanoleaf announces massively upgraded light panels: square, smart, touch- and motion-sensitive

Nanoleaf – best known for the light panels we reviewed and I covered in my smart home diary back in 2016 – has announced an upcoming all-new version that looks set to put the originals in the shade.<p>Unlike the existing triangular modules, the new ones will be square – and the previous limit of 30 …

Home Automation

Gartner Reprint

A little Halloween fun with FPP

Author Topic: A little Halloween fun with FPP (Read 973 times)<p>« <b>on:</b> October 25, 2016, 04:56:44 PM »<p>Hi folks,<p>I posted something about this on the FB …

I have had a hard time getting accurate (correct) specifications from SainSmart, so I wired it up and took measurements.<p>So here are some …

Airsoft Sentry Gun

This deadly airsoft Sentry gun will single-handedly secure any perimeter. It’s engineered with features like slow and fast tracking so you can hit …

Overview - CMUcam5 Pixy - CMUcam: Open Source Programmable Embedded Color Vision Sensors

• Small, fast, easy-to-use, low-cost, readily-available vision system<br>• Learns to detect objects that you teach it<br>• Outputs what it detects 50 times per …

Project-Sentry-Gun

Project Site: http://psg.rudolphlabs.com/<p>This is an open-scource code project from Rudolph Labs. See the website above for more information. …

nerfsentry

Toy sentry gun on Windows 10 IoT<p>My son and I made a Nerf sentry which ran on Linux on the Raspberry Pi 2. Now we're going to port it to Windows.

Visipedia

Visipedia, short for “Visual Encyclopedia,” is a network of people and machines that is designed to harvest and organize visual information and make …