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[IOT] Controlling Chrome / Salesforce with Echo

I can't even begin to describe just how Work-In-Progress this is at the moment, it might never really be ready for primetime. The loop goes: Alexa translates the intent/phrase Heroku updates the record Heroku updates flags to control Chrome Visualforce tracking the Streaming API calls back to a Chrome…

[SF1] [IOT] Salesforce connected to Amazon Echo

The SDK (or Amazon Skills Kit / ASK) is pretty good even if not terribly feature rich. This is purely a smoke test and like I mention, I'm not crazy about the single user design. But at least I know the loop will work. More later.…

[IOT] (Not So) Brief Amazon Echo Review

In case you missed last season's finale of The Real Lives of Developer Evangelists, my longtime friend, co-conspirator and twice boss Reid Carlberg left the dizzy world of developer marketing for something called "push" or "email" marketing. I don't know, you'd have to ask him. That means this year the…