Liz Horton

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How I finally understood what a class is

There's a saying that goes:<p><i>"Each head is a whole different world."</i><p>Which I find to be true. Some may argue that a certain teacher doesn't know how to …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Set up a second screen for your computer

Two views are better than one.<p>You may get along just fine with only one computer screen, but adding a second can give you much more room to work. This upgrade isn't just for creative professionals or seasoned programmers—it lets anyone spread out their apps, edit documents side by side, and …

Mobile TV

From Alexa to Tesla, this is how algorithms see the world

In 2018, Algorithms will increasingly power every aspect of our lives, from voice recognition to self-driving cars. But it's difficult for humans to …

Machine Learning

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Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Machine Learning

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

Mathematics

Anatomy of a Smart Web App: 9 Technologies Behind Well-Known Web Functionalities

Manuchi / Pixabay<p>Have you ever clicked around a web application that has cool, fast, or smart functionality and wondered “How’d they do that?” Have …

How to work flexible hours and make $80,000 a year as a coder

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>It can take years to become a regular developer …

50 Cheatsheets, References and Guides for CSS

As CSS continues to grow by leaps and bounds, it’s both important and somewhat difficult to keep up with new developments. With so much to learn, you …

Web Design

CSS tricks to revolutionise your web layouts

If you’ve been working in the web industry for a couple of years, you may feel that you're always coding or designing the same website layout. …

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Tutorials

Google's Oskar Fischinger Doodle And The Era Of Browser Visualization

Thursday’s Google Doodle paid homage to famed artist Oskar Fischinger, who explored the “music of the visual world.” To honor his incredible ingenuity in combining the visual and musical worlds, Google created a fully interactive browser-based synthesizer that allows anyone to create similarly …

Data Visualization

Designing and Creating Objects in JavaScript

01<p>of 07<p>Introduction<p>Before you read this step-by-step guide you might want to cast your eye over the introduction to object-oriented programming. The …

Our large team of engineers use this front end development guide

Front end development has never been so complex and exciting as it is today. New tools, libraries, frameworks, and plugins emerge every other day. …

A Look At Photoshop’s Luminosity and Color Blend Modes

Blend Modes in Photoshop are simple at a glance, but it’s easy to forget exactly how each of the 27 modes work. This 10-minute video from Blake Rudis …

How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup

There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable …

Neural Networks for Machine Learning: A Free Online Course

The 78-video playlist above comes from a course called <i>Neural Networks for Machine Learning</i>, taught by Geoffrey Hinton, a computer science professor …

Machine Learning

Arduino: The smart person's guide

This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about Arduino, a project to ease people into creating their own DIY gadgets and …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Tutorials

Google’s AI Experiments help you understand neural networks by playing with them

Google’s work in machine learning and artificial intelligence is often interesting, but it can be a bit academic. People like to get their hands on these things — as much as you can, anyway, with something intangible. To that end, Google is collecting a bunch of little demonstrations of this …

How to Do Machine Learning in a Week

This curated post is by Per Harald Borgen, Developer, Xeneta AS<p>Getting into machine learning (ml) can seem like an unachievable task from the …

Machine Learning

Microsoft’s New Surface Studio PC is a Creative Dream, Wants to Kill the iMac

The iMac with its beautiful 27-inch high-res screen and minimal design has long been a favorite of many creatives—if not for their studio, then as …

Hack This: Extract Image Metadata Using Python

What secrets are your JPGs hiding?<p>Not that I'm currently cruising for jobs with British intelligence or anything, but I happened upon (via Hacker News) this current coding challenge posted to the MI5 careers page. It consists of the following image file and an invitation to find the clue hidden …

What is an API? In English, please.

Before I learned software development, API sounded like a kind of beer.<p>Today I use the term so often that I have in fact recently tried to order an …

How To Create Complex Mandala Patterns in Illustrator

There’s a couple of methods for creating complex circular patterns in Adobe Illustrator. One technique uses pattern brushes, but it involves …

Graphics

Now You Can Edit Your Flipboard Magazines on iOS

MagMaker tools are now available on iOS. Previously available only on Flipboard.com, you can now edit your Flipboard Magazines on the go.<p>In our latest iOS update, visit any of your magazines in-app. Tap on the gear icon to open your magazine settings.<p>From here, you can…<p><b>Effortlessly edit your title</b> …

iOS

Get Started With Web Animation

Motion has become a really important part of the web design field in recent years. Motion and animation add layers of dimension to an interface, …

Web Design

8 Things That Could Be Slowing Your Computer Down

High-speed internet and tablet products have gotten consumers accustomed to information-surfing without any hiccups. But if you’re a PC user, chances …