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synthetic data for sensor tech

Synthetic Data is Revolutionizing Sensor Tech: Real Results from Virtual Worlds

Imagine you’re a developer on your first day at a new job. You’re handed a state-of-the-art sensor designed to capture data for an autonomous vehicle. The excitement quickly turns to anxiety as you realize the monumental task ahead. Testing this sensor in the chaotic real world feels daunting, if not terrifying. The thought of navigating […]

non-technical leaders

Non-Technical Leaders: 7 Smart Strategies for Managing Software Development Team

Imagine stepping into a bustling software development team’s meeting, where terms like “sprints,” “scrum,” and “CI/CD” are flying around. You’re the leader, but your background isn’t in technology. How do you navigate this complex environment and lead your team to success? Managing a software development team without a technical background might seem daunting, but with […]

Software development culture

Software Development Culture: Why Software Developers Don’t Wear Shoes

Why don’t software developers wear shoes? This question might sound bizarre, but it’s a window into understanding the unique software development culture and mindset of software creators. With more years in software development than I might willingly admit, I’ve spent a substantial part of my career navigating and understanding cultural idiosyncrasies that define the software […]

circle-ellipse problem

Understanding the Circle-Ellipse Problem in Object-Oriented Programming: Subclassing Pitfalls and Solutions

The Circle-Ellipse Problem is a modeling failure in object-oriented programming that is the result of a number of misunderstandings and incorrect assumptions about the modeling domain and about subtyping relationships. Applying accepted software design principles exposes several problems in the circle-ellipse problem and indicates how the problem can be avoided altogether. The Circle is-a Ellipse […]

Industry outlook 2024

2024’s Tech Revolution: Discover How Robotics and Automation Are Shaping Our Future

In 2024, the landscape of robotics and automation is poised for a radical shift, spurred by an insatiable demand for innovation and efficiency. This year marks a pivotal point where the industry transcends its past focus on basic automation, moving towards a future filled with AI-enhanced, multifaceted robotic systems. These advancements are not confined to […]

Brian Geisel

Happy Holidays From GSI CEO Brian Geisel! ’23

Happy holidays from Geisel Software! We had a great 2023 making the Inc 5000 fastest growing companies again for the second year in a row. We were also able to expand our employee benefit options. I’ve been talking about putting software on the moon for a long time. In 2023 we worked with NASA both […]

Maximize Productivity: 5 Essential Strategies for Leading Remote Software Teams

Maximize Productivity: 5 Essential Strategies for Leading Remote Software Teams

Leading remote software teams can be like trying to synchronize a cross-country orchestra: Sarah in San Francisco is just beginning her day, Mike in New York is already eyeing his lunch break, and Emily in Chicago is deep into her morning meetings. Meanwhile, you’re there, attempting to align their schedules for a single standup meeting. […]

Harnessing the Power of ChatGPT - Tech Talk

One Giant Leap: How to Harness the Incredible Power of ChatGPT Productivity – Tech Talk

At GSI, one of our core values is continuous education. To foster this culture of learning, we hold weekly tech talks. You’re invited to sit in on this tech talk given by GSI CEO, Brian Geisel, where he delves into how to harness the power of ChatGPT productivity! Use the button below to download our […]

Biden’s AI Executive Order: A Catalyst for Innovation or a Regulatory Conundrum

Biden’s AI Executive Order: A Catalyst for Innovation or a Regulatory Conundrum?

AI executive order: necessary or not? Remember when Apple’s Face ID was tricked by twins? Or the incident with Uber’s self-driving car? And the time Strava’s heatmap inadvertently exposed military bases? These AI misadventures not only grabbed headlines but also underscored the urgent need for enhanced privacy and safety protocols in the realm of artificial […]

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