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I left Silicon Valley to start up in India. Here are my lessons learned the hard way

I had a cushy job in the US for over a decade. I was working in the Silicon Valley, helping startups as well as Fortune 500 companies roll out …

India

GPU Computing with Apache Spark and Python

Talk at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CA on April 5 by Numba team contributors Stan Seibert and Siu Kwan Lam.<p>We'll demonstrate how Python and the Numba JIT compiler can be used for GPU programming that easily scales from your workstation to an Apache Spark cluster. Using an example …

Ubiquitous Computing

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became an App Programmer

Most of the time, you'll be the only woman in the room.<p><b>1. You don't need a degree in computer science, but you do need to know how to code.</b> I do have a computer science degree, but I've met plenty of successful people in the industry who don't. Learning to code is the most important thing. There …

Ten top noSQL Databases

The Best Dashboard Software - Benefit From Online Dashboarding

DASHBOARD SOFTWARE – BUILD STUNNING DASHBOARDS WITH JUST A FEW CLICKS<p>Easily create customized dashboards and automated reports online without …

The Big 'Big Data' Question: Hadoop or Spark?

<i>Guest blog post by Bernard Marr</i><p>One question I get asked a lot by my clients recently is: Should we go for Hadoop or Spark as our big data framework? …

Big Data

How ‘Real’ Do We Want Women’s Bodies?

They seem rousing and feminist, but do advertisements like Lane Bryant’s ‘I’m No Angel’ campaign merely trade on body insecurity to sell bras and …

Meet Anonymous International, the hackers taking on the Kremlin

They’ve hijacked the Russian prime minister’s Twitter account and attacked the political elite. But they’re also guns-for-hire, collecting private information for a fee. Daniil Turovsky went to Bangkok to meet them<p>Around 10am on 14 August 2014, an unremarkable man walked into a café near …

Russia

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

Kwikset's Kevo Smart Door Lock Adds Free Guest eKeys, Scheduling for Standard eKeys

While several high-profile smart deadbolt systems such as Lockitron and August have experienced significant delays, Kwikset has been shipping its Kevo Bluetooth deadbolt for some time now, and today the system is receiving a software update to provide new access options for users.<p>Similar in …

Feds bust India-based 'tech support' scam ring for fleecing Americans

The feds lowered the boom on a “tech support” scammer ring based primarily in India and masquerading as tech support for Dell, McAffee, and Norton.<p>The Federal Trade Commission fined members of the ring $5.1 million. The scammers typically duped consumers by convincing them their machines were …

MyRoll Is A Beautiful Way To Organize Your Phone's Photos That Intelligently Learns Which Moments Matter Most

People take more photos than ever with their phone, and the result is often a long grid of photos that's tough to search through.<p>MyRoll looks to replace this photo stream with a more organized gallery that sections your photos naturally into moments.<p>The genius of MyRoll, however, happens under the …

Apps

Google updates 2D physics engine LiquidFun with Chrome extension and iOS support

Google today announced the release of LiquidFun 1.1, an update to the open-sourced 2D physics engine originally released last December. New in today’s release is browser support and this allows games using the engine only found on Android devices to be ported over as Chrome extensions. Also new in …