Andrew C. Oliver

Columnist

Andrew C. Oliver is manager of technical enablement at Lucidworks, a provider of enterprise search solutions.

AI, Amazon, Uber: 10 tech predictions for 2022

Data science could keep United out of more trouble

Data science could keep United out of more trouble

The right data analytics can sometimes prevent you from doing stupid things that alienate your customers

13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

Public cloud vendors want your workloads forever. Here's how to create a viable exit strategy

H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

The way things are going, well-intentioned visa reforms will exacerbate offshoring while making most development too costly for most businesses

Coders, here's a JavaScript presentation tool you'll love

Coders, here's a JavaScript presentation tool you'll love

Attention all technical presenters: At last, a slideshow tool for you! With the open source library Remark.js, you build presentations fast using Markdown

How to build your own Alexa-like personal assistant

How to build your own Alexa-like personal assistant

Voice and natural language serve up the UI of the future. Here's how to incorporate them into your applications, without relying on someone else's API

Uber should use data science to fix its culture

Uber should use data science to fix its culture

How do you know if your company has a problem with bias about gender, race, or other factors? The data is there for you to find out—and fix the problem

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

Like it or not, we're all getting more and more dependent on the cloud. But Tuesday's outage shows the folly of depending on only one cloud

6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

Retailers collect tons of data about you and what you like, but don't expect brick-and-mortar stores to provide 'special offers' based on that data soon

How to predict the next major hack

How to predict the next major hack

Code analysis is only part of rating website vulnerability. Add parameters like developer experience to your analysis, and you might even predict the next breach

What the end of net neutrality means for you

What the end of net neutrality means for you

Trump's cable-loving crony at the helm of the FCC spells doom for the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

Your data is a mess. Stop procrastinating and put your best intentions to work with this handy priority list

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