Iterating over files in AWS S3

The following example was written in plain JavaScript. The code example will work in AngularJS, or any other JavaScript framework. A year ago I wrote about reading from an S3 bucket here. This method was good but came with a shortfall. In the previous article, a single call to amazon was made to import S3…

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What is Extreme Programming?

After years of grueling iterations in traditional software development shops, burnout, over design and massive integration efforts led to its birth. Extreme Programming XP is an Agile framework with the goal of producing higher quality software and life of the development team. To accomplish this goal, XP defines 12 practices which are designated to 4…

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The 300, a new milestone.

This marks the 300th article we’ve posted to our site in two years. Our site, began two years ago as a way for us to share our passion for the outdoors. Since then, it has grown into a place for us to share all of our interest. From camping and hiking, to recipes, emerging technology,…

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Basic Data Types and Casting in Python

Python is an interpreted, high-level, dynamic typed, general-purpose programming language. Python helps programmers write clear, logical code for projects of all sizes by offering object-oriented approach efficient language constructs. Like most programming languages, Python supports common data types: Float, Integer String Boolean These four makeup the most common data types built into Python. Of course there are many other…

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Airbus confirms Autonomous ready fleet

In an interview with The Associated Press, Christian Scherer, Chief Salesman for Airbus, stated that Airbus is ready for autonomous flight. Airbus has proactively equipped their planes to fly without pilots in preparation for regulatory testing and approval. While Boeing targeted military applications, it appears Airbus took the lead on autonomous aircraft. Airbus was noted…

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Volvo Vera, the New Trucker

It wasn’t long ago that Volvo first teased the Vera. Finally, the Volvo Vera, the sports car looking heavy hauler has arrived. The Volvo Vera has received it’s first first assignment, taking a role moving goods from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vera is Volvo’s first electric vehicle (EV) capable…

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The Autonomous Future of Florida has arrived.

Florida has become the 30th state to adopt laws and regulations for full autonomous vehicle operation, also known as level 5 autonomy. On June 13, 2019, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 311 to officially allow self-driving cars to operate on Florida roads without humans present. The new law will take effect July 1,…

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Public opinion: Autonomous Cars vs Commercial Airlines

The public is just about split right now on travel preference. In a recent survey, researchers found that for travel less than 11 hours, the majority of people would prefer an autonomous car to a commercial flight. The common reasons provided being: a lack of comfort or space on an airplane, long lines, long security…

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Hillwood, Uber, Deloitte and Alliance Airport are bringing Autonomous Sky Taxis to Dallas-Fort Worth

Beginning 2020, Uber and many other partner companies at AllianceTexas will start testing autonomous aircraft in Dallas-Fort Worth. The goal of the projects will be to innovate, collaborate, gain FAA approval and launch their initial services in Dallas-Fort Worth. The Autonomous flying taxis services are expected to create a multi-billion dollar industry and revolutionize they…

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Tesla is on track to crush Ford

Comparing Apples to Apples, Here is solid proof that EV is Winning. In 2013, Ford sold 2.49 million units. (source: Ford) In 2013, Tesla sold 22K units. (source: autonews.com) In 2018, Ford sold 2.39 million units (source: Ford Authority) In 2018, Tesla sold 200K units (source: cleantchnica) While there is still a large gap between…

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