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(2019) CIO Review Magazine. A Glance into the Evolution of Wearable and Connected Fitness Read online.
(2007) Advanced Intelligent Paradigms in Computer Games. Collaborated with Dr. Colin Frayn on a chapter on ChessBrain for the Studies in Computational Intelligence series, Vol. 71. ISBN: 978-3-540-72704-0 Amazon
(2006) IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games. ChessBrain II - A Hierarchical Infrastructure for Distributed Inhomogeneous Speed-Critical Computation. Presented at the 2006 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games. PDF
(2005) LinuxForum BoF. Tapping the Matrix: Harnessing distributed computing resources using Open Source tools. Presented in the keynote presentation at LinuxForum BoF 2005 in Copenhagen Denmark. PDF
(2004) International Conference On Scientific and Engineering Computation. The ChessBrain Project - Massively Distributed Inhomogeneous Speed-Critical Computation. Presented at the International Conference On Scientific and Engineering Computation in Singapore. PDF
(2004) IBM Developerworks site. Automate backups on Linux. This article focuses on secure network backups under Linux. PDF
(2004) O'Reilly P2P. I wrote a two-part series for the OpenP2P site on harnessing the idle processing power of distributed machines. PDF
2019 RedisConf19, Pier 27, San Francisco. Using Redis to orchestrate cloud-based file transfers at scale. My talk focused on how we used Redis, Microservices and Serverless to perform a massive file transfer of CDN video content between Verizon EdgeCast and Akamai. Slides | Related blog post: Cloud-based file transfer at scale
2018 RedisConf18, Pier 27, San Francisco. Building light-weight Microservices using Redis. My talk discussed how to leverage Redis to build microservice frameworks PDF | video This was one of the highest rates talks that year.
2016 EmpireNode conference, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. My talk was on building NodeJS Microservices using an open source library I developed called Hydra. video
2005 BoF Linux conference, Copenhagen, Denmark. I delivered the conference keynote presentation, entitled, "Tapping the Matrix". My talk focused on how Open Source tools are being used to build distributed computation projects.