The Patrouille des Glaciers (PdG) is an international ski mountaineering race organised by the Swiss Armed Forces in which military and civilian teams compete. It is said to be the world’s toughest team competition. The very long race distance, the extreme route profile, the high altitude and the difficult alpine terrain with glaciers and couloir … Time Keeping at the Patrouille des Glaciers – A Look behind the Scenes weiterlesen
If you follow someone from #TeamEBP on Twitter, you may have noticed that last week we installed a LoRaWAN gateway of The Things Network in our office building. And like some of my colleagues you may have wondered (or wonder now): What is this all about? Is EBP now into selling parrots (of course we … LoRaWAN: IoT Network for the Future? weiterlesen
R bei EBP In diesem Blog haben wir schon verschiedentlich (teilweise) mit R erarbeitete Analysen und Visualisierungen gezeigt: etwa meine dreiteilige Serie über die Analyse von Velozähldaten mit R und Bence Tasnádys und Nadine Riesers unterhaltsamer dreiteiliger Bericht über die Eulertour mit dem Tram durch Zürich. Bei EBP setzen wir R sehr vielfältig ein: für … R: Auch etwas für Sie? weiterlesen
Update 2016-12-01: We have a second version of our bot and a landing page at http://www.traindelaybot.ch. It now supports Facebook Messenger, Skype und Slack.
The title of this blog post may seem hyperbolic, but during the last few months there has been an increasing
buzz on personal assistants and bots like Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s Siri or Facebook’s „M“ – the latter being a shopping assistant in Facebook’s Messenger app. Some people proclaim that we experience a new generation of user interfaces: The conversational UX where users interact with a system by „simply saying“ what they want. Last week, [Microsoft introduced developer frameworks for conversational bots](Microsoft introduced conversational frameworks) as a core part of their cloud strategy. And just yesterday, Facebook announced their Bot API for their Messenger.
When new concepts and trends in technology occur, it is a good idea to get first-hand practical experience before adding to that first rising slope in the hype cycle. So, during the last months I made some experiments that I now want to share with you.
Traditionally two members of #TeamEBP visit Esri’s annually DevSummit in order to hear the latest from the world of ArcGIS – and beyond. This year, my colleague Sarah Schöni and I had the chance to fly to California. In this post, we’d like to summarize the highlights from our point of view: The overall theme: „Web … 2016 Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit weiterlesen