Nehad Hirmiz

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C++: Rvalue References

Rvalue references were introduced with C++11, and they are used to implement <i>move semantics</i> and <i>perfect-forwarding</i>. Both of these techniques are ways …

Students flooded social media this week to ridicule this tricky maths teaser about a teenage girl and her struggle with a sugary diet. Here’s how to solve it.<p>Earlier this week this question was in the Edexcel Maths GCSE paper:<p><i>There are n sweets in a bag. 6 of the sweets are orange. The rest of the</i> …

GCSE

Computer independently solves 120-year-old biological mystery

For the first time ever a computer has managed to develop a new scientific theory using only its artificial intelligence, and with no help from human …

Sikh Man Who Removed Turban To Help Injured Boy Surprised When Friendly Strangers Return The Favor

After a 22-year-old Sikh man removed his turban to help an injured boy, a handful of friendly strangers acted quickly to return the favor.<p>Harman Singh, who lives in Auckland, New Zealand, heard screeching wheels and ran outside to find that Daejon Pahia had been hit by a car.<p>"I saw a child down on …

Loyal Chinese Student Has Carried His Disabled Friend to School for Over 3 Years

An 18-year-old heroic teenager has been named “the most beautiful student in China.” For over 3 years, Xie Xu has carried his classmate Zhang Chi to school. Zhang can no longer walk because he copes with muscular dystrophy, a disorder that has slowly depleted his skeletal muscles.<p>Both boys live in …

Alan Turing’s Universal Computing Machine

A Turing Machine is a not a real machine, it is a theoretical idea which plays an important role in the foundations of mathematics and computer …

Mathematics

Game Theorists Crack Poker

A new computer algorithm can play one of the most popular variants of poker essentially perfectly. Its creators say that it is virtually “incapable …

Fortune.com

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You Need an Algorithm, Not a Data Scientist

Mark Twain once said: “The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Although future events have unique circumstances, they typically follow familiar past patterns. Today, data scientists can predict everything from disease outbreaks to mortality to riots.<p>It’s no surprise, then, that companies …

Police Deliver Groceries To Struggling Grandma Caught Shoplifting To Feed Family Of 6

This kindhearted officer's unique approach to enforcing the law meant helping someone who needed it most.<p>Helen Johnson, of Tarrant, Alabama, went to a grocery store last Saturday to buy eggs. The 47-year-old had been in a tough financial spot and found that she was 50 cents short of being able to …

Boolean satisfiability problem

"3SAT" redirects here. For the Central European television network, see 3sat.<p>In computer science, the <b>Boolean satisfiability problem</b> (sometimes called</b> …

Top 5 Beautiful C++ std Algorithms Examples

Some time ago I've seen an inspiring talk from CppCon 2013: "C++ Seasoning" by Sean Parent. One of the main points of this presentation was <b>not to use</b> …

Randomized algorithm

"Randomized algorithms" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Algorithmic randomness.<p>A <b>randomized algorithm</b> is an algorithm that employs a …

When A Machine Learning Algorithm Studied Fine Art Paintings, It Saw Things Art Historians Had Never Noticed

<b>Artificial intelligence reveals previously unrecognised influences between great artists</b><p>The task of classifying pieces of fine art is hugely complex. …

Dinosaurs Had Feathers Long Before Any Could Fly, And Now Scientists Know Why

Why did dinosaurs have feathers millions of years before the first reptiles took to the air?<p>Paleontologists have been puzzling over that question for years. But now an answer may finally be at hand, thanks to a fascinating new study by researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany.<p>“Until now, …

Shooting Stars eBook by Phil Hart

<b>Photographing the Night Sky</b><p>Shooting Stars has all the basic instructions you’ll need to get started using your camera equipment under the beautiful …

Hong Kong Rain

Hong Kong Rain