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HPE CodeWars 2017 in Houston, TX Recap

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhile at HPE in Houston, TX, I got to experience Codewars in action. What is CodeWars CodeWars is a yearly competition where High School students in teams of 3 solve programming issues. This is run in 9 different cities around the world on the same day (with the exception of Bangalore due to their school schedule). Each team is given around 24 problems to solve. From the simplest issues to the more complex coding problems, the students will try to solve as many as possible within a 3 hour time period. No Internet, One Computer The only resources you can bring are one computer and books – and the books are unlimited. No other peripheral or Internet use is allowed. This includes cell phones. And the computer cannot have virtual machines on it. The team’s computer is connected to an intranet,...

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HP TechCast Ep 2: Roundtable at ProLiant Gen8 Tech Day [Podcast]

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI was in Houston, TX for HP Gen8 Tech Day and got to sit down with a few of the bloggers and HP Enterprise Gen8 team to talk about the advantages of upgrading to a Gen8 system. We set up a panel, which included: Tim Golden – CTO of ISS americas Brandon Fears – Product Marketing manager Hyperscale Business Unit Steven Schultz – Smart Storage Peter Groth – ISS Server Product Marketing If you are a blogger that would like to be part of this event, email [email protected] or twitter @geekazine or @hpstorageguy

How Verizon Half-Assed the iPhone

How Verizon Half-Assed the iPhone

So I was sitting in Houston, TX with Jake Luddington. I made this prediction (the night before the announcement) that the iPhone on Verizon was going to hit 40 million in the first 30-60 days. It was a stretch, but it was based on the masses who have been waiting patiently for the CDMA iphone, mixed with those 3GS, 3G and first gen iPhone users also biding their time. Jake said I was insane to make that prediction. That is because I thought Verizon would have at least the patience to wait for the iPhone 5 to come out. With the 4G service and Verizon network, I could see that population do a mass-exodus like no other phone would. But then Verizon had to go ruin it. Of course, we heard that Verizon is going to release the CDMA version of the iPhone4. You cannot do data on at...