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Finnish conversational bots, Kalle Kotipsykiatri

Kalle Kotipsykiatri amazed C-64 home users on the mid-eighties with it's witty comments and the ability to have it's conversations in finnish. I stumbled across the original BASIC-language source codes published on Mikrobitti magazine written by Jyrki J. J. Kasvi. I decided to convert the original Kalle to a modern bot platform, the intent being to test finnish natural language [...]

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Bots and AI|0 Comments

Bots and Business

Friendly bot answering your helpdesk questions? A hip shopping assistant who knows both your style and the latest trends? An assistant who knows which latte you prefer on your way to work? Look no further, the bots are here! Why bots are appealing for business? Companies want to be where the customers are. About a decade ago the place was [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Bots and AI|0 Comments

Azure ARM Templates, an Education Use Case

Azure ARM (Azure Resource Manager) templates describe complex computing environments as plain, human readable and editable code. In education, ARM templates can be used to instantly deploy a preconfigured learning environment for the students,  which is discarded after the course completed. This on-demand solution minimizes both the cost and effort for Education IT, and the environment can be spun up [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: Modern apps|Tags: |0 Comments

Where Consortium Blockchains Fit?

Should I use consortium blockchain, or should I consider another approach for my business case? This short post helps you to make the right decisions. It's all about bringing in trust. Consortium blockchain idea is to bring trust between parties that by nature don't trust each other. Blockchain implementation aims to solve this lack of trust with a distributed database, [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: Modern apps|0 Comments

Method for Legacy App Modernization

If your crown jewel has become a bit rusty over the years, it's now perfect time to give it a new life. This article is about method we've used at Wildcode to transform legacy apps into shiny, modern cloud based web application to replace your trusted workhorse. Rethinking the app This article is a about the method on a high level we've used to modernize the business [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Modern apps|0 Comments

Start Fresh

I had just jumped into iPhone development when I started a blog at this very same address six years ago. Back then it was about living and breathing the mobile ecosystems and everything related. To briefly summarize: It was nice, but the payoff ($$$) was lousy. Maybe later on I'll write a post mortem of that period - but not today. This [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|Categories: Stories|0 Comments