I wanted an art piece that showed both videos and digital art, so I created my own digital picture frame with Home Assistant.

During the pandemic, I had this great idea for my grandmother. My cousins and I would put together pictures every three months, and we would send them to her. After figuring out the best way to do it, I landed on this digital photo frame. We could update the digital…

As the new year starts, I want to improve all facets of my daily life, and for that, I need data and results. That’s why I’m turning to AI to help me with my journaling so that I can find patterns in my personal life.

About six months ago, I got a Peloton Bike. It was the middle of the pandemic, and I needed to lose some weight. I work out best when there is some motivation, and Peloton helps me create that motivation, e.g., …

Teams and Slack are preventing context in communications and sapping your team’s productivity.

Over the past five years, I have worked at consulting companies that had headquarters on the West Coast of the US and in the Asia Pacific region. As a resident of NYC, this means I’m constantly working outside of my circadian rhythm, often pushing my start time to noon or…

We should incentivize distributions of AI/ML models and provide the data to train our personal recommendation engines.

On October 5th, Frances Haugen, a former Facebook Product Manager, testified to Congress on Facebook and Instagram’s complicity in each one of our interactions with those services. This testimony ( which is further contextualized by MIT Technology Review) illustrated how Facebook’s algorithms essentially cause division and danger to our (and…

Part II of “So you want to make an app”

Making an app is complex, getting users to download your app is complicated.

This is the second article in my series “So you want to make an app ?!?!”. The first article can be found here:

I recently talked to a musician friend of mine. He was having trouble getting stand-in musicians for various gigs that he had booked.

“What I need is…

Andrew Crider

Head of AI/ML Applications at Provoke Solutions (www.provokesolutions.com) Blogger at recursiveautomation.com

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