Francois Wolfaardt

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Four Myths About Silicon Valley

There’s this unique feeling that you get when you tell someone about what it’s like to live and work in Silicon Valley. Most people my age tend to …

Old iMac Ubuntu Studio Installation

(Last Updated On: February 24, 2017)<p>On September 3rd, 2015 Joseph asked…<p><i>Hi Matt,</i><p><i>I have the opportunity to install Linux at work on a 5 year old iMac</i> …

Linux

If you want to get a bigger salary and expand your skill set, this is the programming language you should learn

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Coding is cool. We don't know how it happened, but in 2015 it's a fact. Even Chris Bosh, arguably a top ten forward in the …

Pedro Domingos’ Master Algorithm: How machine learning is reshaping how we live.

Computers and the algorithms they run are precise, perfect, meticulously programmed, and austere. That’s the idea, anyway. But there’s a burgeoning, …

Machine Learning

5 Disruptive Tech Trends That Could Dominate in 2016

Technological disruption can drive massive gains for investors positioned in the right names. In the following roundtable, our contributors highlight …

8 Great Examples of Complex Data Visualized

As we’ve noted before on this blog, visuals are a powerful way to convey messages, present information, and persuade audiences. In a previous post we …

Data Visualization

An Introduction To Unit Testing In AngularJS Applications

12:01 AM AngularJS, JavaScript, Tutorials<p>Sébastien<p>AngularJS1 has grown to become one of the most popular single-page application frameworks. …

3 Free Tools to add to your DevOps Kit

rtop, rtop-bot and rtop-vis are lightweight, easy-to-use open source monitoring tools that are worth adding to your DevOps BatBelt! They are all …

Linux

Planning an Early Death for Python 2

On September 18 and 19, 2015, the Data Structure for Data Science workshop gathered at UC Berkeley's BIDS [Berkeley Institute for Data Science]. It …

Python Programming

Taking a Look at Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service – Spark-Based Data Transformation in the Cloud

One of the sessions I’m delivering at the upcoming Oracle Openworld 2015 in San Francisco is entitled “Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud …

10 Raspberry Pi Projects For Learning IoT

The Raspberry Pi isn't just a great platform for building Internet of Things project: It's a super platform for learning about the IoT. Here are ten …

25 Best Tools for HTML5 Developers

Looking for best HTML5 development tools? We have a roundup of some of the best tools used by HTML developers to stay productive.<br>HTML5, the latest …

A deeper theory of testing

In some of my recent public talks (for example: here and here) I have mentioned a desire for “a deeper theory of fitting and testing.” I thought I …

MacTrast Deals: HTML5 & CSS3 Web Design Bundle – Design Sites from the Ground Up

- Sep 26, 2015<p>There is nothing quite so satisfying as building your own websites. Today’s deal: The HTML5 & CSS3 Web Design Bundle, will teach you …

Don’t waste time and money on third party security software: Windows Defender is just fine!

So far in my “series” of Windows 10 posts, I’ve written about refreshing or resetting the PC (to get a clean configuration) and about getting an …

The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path

APIs — the rules governing how software programs interact with each other — not user interfaces, will upend software for years to come.<p>When Intel CEO Brian Krzanich doubled down on the Internet of Things at the company’s annual Developer Forum in August, he emphasized what many of us have already …

Internet of Things