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Rugby – The School of Life

Former Irish rugby referee Donal Courtney inspires and motivates Dell Financial Services team members to win. Impossible is nothing. This was one of the many powerful messages delivered by Donal Courtney, former international rugby union referee, to inspire team members at the Leadership, Teamwork and Communication session organized recently. Donal Courtney, Independent Non-Executive Director of Dell…

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What Do Mary Meeker and E3 Have in Common?

Analyst Mary Meeker’s latest report on internet trends told many of those who eagerly await them something we already knew at Dell. Gaming is becoming mainstream. According to the report, there are now 2.6 billion gamers compared to just 100 million in 1995. And as the video game industry’s biggest event, E3, kicks off this…

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Accessing the Rails console on PWS

One of the common requests when running Rails apps on Pivotal Web services is how do I get a rails console to do some inspection of my app. In the past, there wasn’t a way to access the terminal, but that was changed with the addition of the ‘cf ssh’ command to the Cloud Foundry…

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Amazon Rekognition Update – Celebrity Recognition

We launched Amazon Rekognition at re:Invent (Amazon Rekognition – Image Detection and Recognition Powered by Deep Learning) and added Image Moderation earlier this year. Today we are adding celebrity recognition! Rekognition has been trained to identify hundreds of thousands of people who are famous, noteworthy, or prominent in fields that includes politics, sports, entertainment, business,…

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