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These Terminal commands will take your MacOS skills to the next level

The MacOS Terminal can be pretty intimidating. It’s the kind of tool that can make anyone feel out of their depth. It lurks there in your <i>Utilities</i> …

The intriguing puzzle of extreme sleepiness

Shortly after his 21st birthday, Henry Nicholls realised he had the symptoms of narcolepsy. His quest to find out why led him to a fascinating tale of scientific discovery, involving luck, foresight... and some surprisingly sleepy dogs.<p>One of my first jobs was to keep a lookout for lions. There are …

Insomnia

Debate stirs over mysterious "void" found inside Egypt's Great Pyramid

The scanning project, called ScanPyramids, was launched in late 2015 and set out to scan four specific Egyptian pyramids using a variety of new and …

Particles

We've finally created an AI network that's been decades in the making

A New Network<p>Despite all of the arguably worthwhile hype over artificial intelligence (AI) and artificial neural networks, current systems require …

Top 10 Machine Learning Use Cases (Part 1)

Machine learning has already extended into so many aspects of daily life that it can be handy for us to memorize a set of go-to examples of its …

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

Regardless of where you stand on the matter of Data Science sexiness, it’s simply impossible to ignore the continuing importance of data, and our …

13 Subreddits For Coding & Programming Help

Looking for help with coding but don’t know where to go? Thankfully there are tons of online forums and communities where developers will answer …

CSS

Easy JavaScript Part 4: What Is the Arguments Object in a Function?

A JavaScript function has array-like objects called <b>arguments</b> which correspond to the arguments passed to the function. All arguments passed to a …

What are the Most Disliked Programming Languages?

On Stack Overflow Jobs, you can create your own Developer Story to showcase your achievements and advance your career. One option you have when …

Mobile Development

A Guide to creating Web Applications with React and Redux

In a previous article, I tried to write an in-depth guide to getting started with <b>Progressive Web Apps</b>. Having learnt a great deal since then, along …

JavaScript

What Should Beginners Know About Adversarial Machine Learning?

<i>What should people new to the field know about adversarial machine learning? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexey Kurakin, Research Engineer at Google Brain, on Quora:</b><p>In the first …

Machine Learning

A better way to search through scientific papers

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is not just for playing games. It also has important practical uses. One such is in Semantic Scholar, a system developed …

How to Use APIs: Intro + Easy Integration Tutorials

If you work even remotely near the web dev industry, you're 100% sure to hear these three infamous letters: <b>API</b>.<p>They get thrown around by n00bs and …

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

Modern JavaScript Explained For Dinosaurs

Learning modern JavaScript is tough if you haven’t been there since the beginning. The ecosystem is growing and changing so rapidly that it’s hard to …

Wi-Fi security has been breached, say researchers

This is your Wi-Fi on KRACK<p>At about 7AM ET this morning, researchers revealed details of a new exploit called KRACK that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security to let attackers eavesdrop on traffic between computers and wireless access points. The exploit, as first reported by <i>Ars</i> …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

5 Things You Can Do to Become a Better Programmer

October 14, 2017<p>While the old adage, “method makes excellent” absolutely relates to programmers, whether they are web or software programmer, there …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Neural Networks

Even as machines known as “deep neural networks” have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games and Go champions, dream, paint pictures and …

Microsoft announces its new open source machine learning tools

Cloud Minds<p>On Monday, Microsoft unveiled some new machine learning tools at the Ignite conference in Orlando. The software giant announced the …

Machine Learning

Microsoft’s new coding language is made for quantum computers

When one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 came along in 1976, Microsoft was ready with a programming language, Altair BASIC. It wants to be equally prepared when quantum computers go mainstream, so it has unveiled a new programming language and other tools for the futuristic tech at …

What is ‘stack’ and why should you care?

Stack is one of those words you’d probably never use in a conversation – “How’s your stack treating you these days, John?” – but once you start noticing, it’s everywhere. Examples range from companies looking for “full stack developers” to startups sharing their “marketing stacks” online. The …

An Introduction to Functional Reactive Programming

I gave a talk this year about functional reactive programming (FRP) that attempted to break down what gives FRP its name and why you should care. …

JavaScript

33 Fundamentals Every JavaScript Developer Should Know

You’ve learned <b>React</b>, mastered <b>npm install</b>, and can find your way around <b>webpack.config.js.</b> You can do just about anything as long as there’s a module …

JavaScript

The 17 Recipes We're Most Excited to Cook this Fall

Fall calls to mind red-and-orange foliage, family feasts, and of course seasonal fall fare. Get ready to make the most out of seasonal autumn produce …

Mathematicians Race to Debunk German Man Who Claimed to Solve One of the Most Important Computer Science Questions of Our Time

Norbert Blum's solve for the infamous 'P vs NP' problem "passes many filters of seriousness," but does it hold up?<p><b>This article originally appeared on Motherboard Germany. Since its original publication it has been updated with new information by Motherboard US.</b><p>What do curable cancer, fair …

JavaScript Is Eating The World

Incase you haven't heard the news, JavaScript and NodeJS are single handedly eating the world of software. NodeJS is an Open Source server-side …

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

How to Get Into the Best Shape of Your Life, According to Science

Studies suggest protein-pacing helps fit people get even fitter. An expert breaks down what you need to know.<p>Maybe your goal pace feels just out of …