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Microsoft’s Blockchain Proposition

<b>Blockchain</b> has captured the attention of businesses and investors lately, but besides the buzzword, what is blockchain, exactly?<p>Blockchain is a:<p>Data …

Blockchain helps us take green power into our own hands

Forget bitcoin. Blockchain could help us earn a different kind of digital currency -- with solar energy.<p><i>This is part of "Fight The Power," a series about the people, organizations and countries transforming the way we think about energy for the better.</i><p>One way to get a job with the company you think …

Blockchain

AI, Big Data, IoT Bring Growth to Multiple Healthcare Markets

Big data analytics tools and services are poised to bring unprecedented growth to almost every segment of the healthcare IT marketplace, according to …

Artificial Intelligence

Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry

This fast-growing but difficult-to-navigate vertical needs IT providers. But how many will cater to a $20 billion industry that the feds consider …

Microsoft and Kymeta show off ‘always connected’ SUVs, combining cloud, IoT and satellite technology

Microsoft and Kymeta have teamed up to build “always connected” patrol and tactical vehicles designed to help law enforcement agencies and first …

Internet of Things

Stratis Releases Blockchain Smart Contracts

Today, Stratis released the alpha version of its blockchain smart contracts, written in C# and .NET Core.

The top 10 cities where you can find a blockchain job

Blockchain companies, startups, and investors are flocking to select cities across the US. Here's where you can find a job.<p>Use of the blockchain is …

Blockchain

NFC-Enabled Blockchain Aims to Marry Supply Chain, Marketing

Thinfilm’s launch of CNECT Blockchain Services will enable product traceability to help manage the journey of a product from brand to manufacturing …

Marketing Strategy

How AWS will own you through serverless computing

If you could spend $1 to make $10, you’d do it, right? By the same token, if you could spend $9 billion to make $90 billion, you’d do that, too, …

Cloud Computing

Blockchain Offers to Solve Pain Points in Healthcare Data Management

Blockchain may be able to significantly improve the way healthcare providers collaborate to manage data and participate in transactions across …

Blockchain

Why you should use Python for machine learning

What is it about Python—the language, the ecosystem, the development processes around them—that has made it into such a favorite for data …

Machine Learning

PyDev of the Week: Andrew Knight

This week we welcome Andrew Knight (@automationpanda) as our PyDev of the Week! Andrew is an entrepreneur who co-founded Reformed Menswear and the …

Adding SVGs to PDFs With Python and ReportLab

ReportLab has native support for generating SVG, but not for embedding SVGs in their PDFs. Fortunately, Dinu Gherman created the <b>svglib</b> package, a …

Python gains functional programming syntax via Coconut

Many Python fans have longed for the language to adopt functional programming features. Now they can get those features without having to switch to a …

Programming

How Amazon filled up Seattle's airport and what it means for HQ2

In the race to win Amazon's second headquarters, Seattle's airport tells a story of what some smaller U.S. cities may have to gain from the company's arrival and the up to 50,000 new jobs it's promising.<p>Once a low-key outpost in the corner of the country, Seattle has seen an unprecedented growth …

Airports

Bringing Renewable Energy to the World Using Blockchain Technology

Modern energy services are vital to human well-being and to a country’s economic development, yet according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), …

Renewable Energy

How blockchain could save lives by getting medicine where it's needed

Jim Nasr, who until very recently was chief software architect at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says blockchain could help stamp …

Blockchain

Anaconda, CPython, PyPy, and more: Know your Python distributions

When you choose Python for software development, you choose a large language ecosystem with a wealth of packages covering all manner of programming …

Machine Learning

Microsoft isn’t married to Qualcomm for its Always Connected PC push

As Microsoft bets its hardware and Windows future heavily on (ACPC) devices, it's also hedging those bets by spreading its chipset partnerships

Should you move to Python 3? 7 Python Experts' opinions | PACKT Books

Python is one of the most used programming languages on the planet. But when something is so established and popular across a number of technical …

Atlassian paints dire future for workers in the face of automation

Mike Cannon-Brookes told a Senate inquiry that if action isn't taken by the Australian government to upskill and retrain people in the face of …

Atlassian

Microsoft announces first renewable energy deal in India; new Bangalore facility will be solar-powered

Microsoft’s goal is to rely on wind, solar and hydropower electricity for at least 50 percent of its energy usage worldwide by the end of 2018.

Kenya’s Government Task Force to Explore Blockchains for Land and Education

Private companies, as well as national and local governments, have all caught media attention for announcing some kind of investigation or at least …

Africa

Data science notebooks get real: JupyterLab releases to users

Jupyter notebooks break out of their "show and tell" role into something more suitable to data engineers. Can JupyterLab turn notebooks into an …

UAB Medicine gives rural hospital new life

Paul Jones Hospital in Camden becomes the third rural hospital in state to join hands with UAB.

SnowWorld melts away pain for burn patients, using virtual reality snowballs

In a white, sterilized room in the burn ward of Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston, Texas, a physician meticulously removed staples from a …

Virtual Reality

Visual Studio Code is now shipping with Anaconda!

For everyone from enterprise programmers to data scientists, Python is one of the most popular dynamic languages for software development. Anaconda, …

Fitbit buys startup Twine Health to grow health services, revenue

Twine Health offers a HIPAA-compliant health coaching platform that aims to help users improve health outcomes.<p>Fitbit just announced that it's …

Digital Health

What is Cython? Python at the speed of C

Python has a reputation for being one of the most convenient, richly outfitted, and downright useful programming languages. Execution speed? Not so …

Machine Learning

8 World-Class Software Companies That Use Python

There are over 500 current programming languages, with more being written every day. Admittedly, the majority of these overlap and a large number …

Python Programming