Shyam Purkayastha

August 16, 2016

Build a real-time recommendation engine with IBM Bluemix and PubNub – Part 2

This post is the follow up to my previous post in which I presented a real-time recommendation engine project around predicting duration of travel. In that post, I explored the factors affecting travel duration and looked at how, with the help of historical data, you can build an algorithm for predicting travel duration for a given route. Now, I will conclude the project by building an application that can help users plan a trip by providing real-time travel recommendations based on current traffic and weather conditions.

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August 9, 2016

Build a real-time recommendation engine with IBM Bluemix and PubNub – Part 1

Part 1: Build a real-time recommendation engine for advising on travel decisions using IBM Bluemix and PubNub.

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June 16, 2016

Building an Android ToDo app with Bluemix and PubNub

Build and deploy an Android ToDo app using the Bluemix platform and services.

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March 31, 2016

IoT application that monitors your food pantry – Part 2

This is the second and concluding part of the earlier post where we presented a “Internet of Things” project idea around tracking kitchen food inventory. We discussed the benefits and use cases of this application from a restaurant’s point of view and presented a gist of the the project setup and components. Now it’s time to discuss the detailed hardware, software setup and the complete functionality of the system.

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March 25, 2016

IoT application that monitors your food pantry

What goes together better than the Internet and food? But there’s more to this delicious combination than just posting photos of last night’s meal on Instagram. Continuing our theme around the “Internet of Things,” we present another possibility from this game-changing tech. In this post, we’re going to use IBM Bluemix and PubNub to build an application that will transform any dumb kitchen by enabling automatic inventory tracking. You’ll never run out of bacon again!

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November 19, 2015

Smart Traffic Management System for Emergency Services

When it comes to emergency response, every second counts. For emergency response vehicles, meandering through busy intersections and gridlocked streets can present serious consequences for the person in need of care. In this tutorial, we’ll build a smart traffic management system to address this type of emergency scenario. These types of smart services incorporated into city infrastructure is what truly makes a connected city “connected.”

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