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An Introduction to Model-Based Machine Learning

This guest post was written by Daniel Emaasit, a Ph.D Student of Transportation Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Daniel’s research …

Machine Learning

​How to run the native Ubuntu desktop on Windows 10

It's more of a stunt than practical, but this unlikely marriage of Ubuntu and Windows is interesting to play with.<p>The real reason why Canonical and …

Linux

My Time with Richard Feynman

“You and I are very lucky,” he said to me once. “Because whatever else is going on, we’ve always got our physics.”<p>Richard Feynman and Stephen</i> …

Cutting-edge metastasis prediction algorithm can accurately predict the spread of cancer

Predicting how cancers will spread has historically proven challenging, even for expert oncologists. This is because — as doctors have increasingly …

Machine Learning

Deep Learning for Computer Vision with MATLAB

Computer vision engineers have used machine learning techniques for decades to detect objects of interest in images and to classify or identify …

Machine Learning

Scientists Find a Way to Make Computers Generate Totally Random Numbers

Unhackable.<p>Getting a random figure between one and six is as easy as rolling a dice, but computers find it very difficult to generate a truly random …

Algorithms

How to build a CRUD application using Flask (Python Framework)

Share this tutorial w/ your followers on Twitter. Click this link to tweet this tutorial: https://goo.gl/MtIA1L<p>The application that we will build is …

Python Programming

13. House Of The Devil

Burned by his experience on Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever, director Ti West threw caution to the wind and set out to make a low budget, slowly-paced …

4 cosmic phenomena that travel faster than the speed of light

AP Photo<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our universe, he essentially stamped a speed limit on …

I Moved to Linux and It’s Even Better Than I Expected

Saying goodbye to Apple and Microsoft has never been easier, or so satisfying<p>On <b>a spring day in 2012, I shut down my MacBook Air</b> for the last time. …

Linux

2015: The Year In Math

A lot happened in mathematics this year. High school exam problems went viral. Terry Tao solved the Erdös Discrepancy Problem and while most mathematicians would have submitted the paper to a top math journal, he chose to send it to an experiment in publishing founded by another Fields Medalist. …

Mathematics

4 Good Open Source Log Monitoring and Management Tools for Linux

When an operating system such as Linux is running, there are many events happening and processes that run in the background to enable efficient and …

Linux

US prisoners released early by software bug

<b>More than 3,200 US prisoners have been released early because of a software glitch.</b><p>The bug miscalculated the sentence reductions prisoners in Washington state had received for good behaviour.<p>It was introduced in 2002 as part of an update that followed a court ruling about applying good behaviour …

Jay Inslee

Landmark Algorithm Breaks 30-Year Impasse

Computer scientists are abuzz over a fast new algorithm for solving one of the central problems in the field.<p>A theoretical computer scientist has …

6 Python libraries every programmer will love

In programming, little frustrations can be as agonizing as the big problems. No one wants to pull their hair out merely to pop up a window with a …

Python Programming

MIT announces five-year plan for action on climate change

MIT is launching a multifaceted five-year plan aimed at fighting climate change, representing a new phase in the Institute’s commitment to an issue …

Climate

Learn Physics From Nobel Prizewinner Richard Feynman for Free

For anyone who has ever wondered what it would be like to learn from a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, you’re in luck: You can read physicist Richard …

New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.<p>Some features will automatically turn a car back into its lane if it begins to drift, or hit the brakes if sensors detect that it's about to rear-end someone else. There are lane-change and …

Autonomous Cars

10 Useful Commands to Collect System and Hardware Information in Linux

It is always a good practice to know the hardware components of your Linux system is running on, this helps you to deal with compatibility issues …

Linux

How Car Companies Are Easing Consumers Into A Driverless Future

Look at a modern automobile, and then look at one from 80 years ago. Sure, the curves and overall design philosophies may have shifted, but by and large, they look a lot a like. Considering how much has changed under the hood, the fact that they are both recognizable as cars shows a remarkable …

Autonomous Cars

Tiger – Unix Security Audit & Intrusion Detection Tool

Tiger is a Unix security audit tool that can be use both for auditing and as an intrusion detection system. It supports multiple Unix platforms and …

UNIX

Why Software Development Time Estimation Doesn’t Work & Alternatives

Originally published at innoarchitech.com here on August 15, 2015.<p>Introduction<p>Time estimation of software development tasks <b>without statistics</b> doesn’t …

Project Management

Why “Agile” and especially Scrum are terrible

<b>So what is Agile?</b><p>The “Agile” fad grew up in web consulting, where it had a certain amount of value: when dealing with finicky clients who don’t know …

Project Management
Germany

Disney’s new ‘team rendering’ makes 3D animation easier

Disney Research has come up with a new way to render high-quality visuals for its animation, according to Phys.org. This method was designed to …

Donald Glover

Profiling in Python

Here at HumanGeo we use a lot of Python, and it is tons of fun. Python is a great language for writing beautiful and functional code amazingly fast, …

Python Programming

Open source software is the only way to keep up

At OSCON, Allison Randal of Hewlett-Packard explains how software development is moving at the speed of sound—and how going open source is the only …

Open Source Software

Rowhammer security exploit: Why a new security attack is truly terrifying.

The now-ubiquitous Heartbleed, the devastating Sony Pictures hack, the $1 billion Russian bank hack, the theft of sensitive government personnel …

Information Security

Long

Mint 17.2​: The year's best Linux desktop

Windows 10? Eh. OS X El Capitan? It's OK I guess. Just give me the latest and greatest Linux desktop from Mint and I'll be happy.<p>I currently have …

Linux