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by JCB
Wed Sep 22, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Coding & Programming
Topic: Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81

I just learned Sir Clive Sinclair passed away last week, he created the first computers I ever owned! The ZX Spectrum was my 3rd computer. First was the ZX80, then a ZX81 and finally the ZX Spectrum. I learned to program BASIC and eventually Z80 machine code on those machines. You learn a lot about ...
by JCB
Wed Sep 22, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Chatbots
Topic: 7 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Chatbot For Your Business
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: 7 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Chatbot For Your Business

#conversationalai Is just a tech term for a type of computer program that simulates a human's interactions in a conversation. The artificial intelligence part refers to the use of #NLP or #naturallanguageprocessing. This is the ability to 'understand' what you type (or say) and then infer your inten...
by JCB
Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Chatbots
Topic: 7 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Chatbot For Your Business
Replies: 1
Views: 296

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Chatbot For Your Business

1) Available 24/7 because they're digital. They don't get sick, take vacations and never need a pay raise. They also don't slack off, lose interest and leave you for a job at another firm! 2) Creates a consistent, personalized experience for your brand. A properly tuned and trained chatbot delivers...
by JCB
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Coding & Programming
Topic: How To Find Live Twitter Spaces Easily
Replies: 0
Views: 194

How To Find Live Twitter Spaces Easily

Twitter Spaces are cool, but finding them isn't the easiest thing in the world ... until now. [SIDEBAR] I've been working on a Twitter API side project, however, today, just because, I registered a new convenience URL and hacked up a quick solution that should work for the interim until I am ready t...
by JCB
Sat Aug 21, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: The Watercooler
Topic: Netflix and chill? (Is it worth it? Look at the data!)
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Netflix and chill? (Is it worth it? Look at the data!)

For fun, I downloaded my Netflix data so I'd have a data source for some #Python #Pandas #dataanalysis. May I recommend you do NOT use your Netflix data? It's not that it's a bad data source, it's brilliant - and loaded with useful data. For instance, I now know I've spent over 230 days watching sho...
by JCB
Tue Aug 17, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Coding & Programming
Topic: "games programming"
Replies: 0
Views: 1189

"games programming"

Hmmm, nearly 15,000 searches a month for this search term ... It seems a LOT of people are searching how to program games. Interesting. I started my 'computer science' career with games programming. That was a LONG TIME ago ... think 35+ years. Anyway, I recently decided to teach a group of my stude...
by JCB
Thu Aug 12, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Chatbots
Topic: New smartphone powered rewards program
Replies: 0
Views: 330

New smartphone powered rewards program

ATTN: restaurants & coffee shops ... We've built a rewards program for your customers. It works intuitively with your client's smartphone (no cards to carry or forget!) Simply scan the QR code and the app does the rest. Fully configurable. Here's a demo: https://chatbotforge.com/chatbot-rewards...
by JCB
Mon Aug 09, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Productivity & Time Management
Topic: The 3 Tiers of Technical Trouble (and Their Solutions!)
Replies: 0
Views: 477

The 3 Tiers of Technical Trouble (and Their Solutions!)

Are you experiencing any of these business issues? PROBLEM TIER (1) You or your staff occasionally struggle with day-to-day office computing tasks. It's not like you can't get through the tasks, but you know there's a better way to do things that will save you save time ... and your sanity! SOLUTIO...
by JCB
Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Productivity & Time Management
Topic: 8 Steps to Dramatically Increase Your Income
Replies: 0
Views: 353

8 Steps to Dramatically Increase Your Income

1. Stop doing what you're doing. If you aren't satisfied, the first thing you must do is stop doing what you've been doing. 2. Don't let money define you. Being wealthy is a state of mind, but so is being broke. You are what defines you, not what you possess. 3. Start prioritizing your profits. 20% ...
by JCB
Wed Aug 04, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Coding & Programming
Topic: Dungeons of Dork - FREE GAME, written in Python
Replies: 1
Views: 510

Re: Dungeons of Dork - FREE GAME, written in Python

I hate it when I can't sleep ... but it's worse when the reason I can't sleep is because my brain is so excited, it wants to 'work' on a program's codebase. Such was last night for me. From the early hours today, my brain has been working through a new function for the http://DungeonsofDork.com game...