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Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

The 10 best movies of 2018 (so far)

The 10 best movies of 2018 (so far)

Swimming Pools

​Windows 10: How Microsoft used AI to speed up its April 2018 Update roll out

Microsoft said it used AI technologies to monitor its latest Windows 10 update.<p>Microsoft yesterday declared the Windows 10 April 2018 Update fit for …

Software

Open source "Gandiva" project wants to unblock analytics

Analytics involves repetitive calculations over huge volumes of data. GPUs and even CPUs can make that work go faster, if only the code and execution …

Big Data

AI-powered DevOps is how CA wants to reinvent software development and itself

How does non-deterministic software sound? Making data-driven software to help make data-driven software may seem like catch 22, but that's what CA …

DevOps

An Intro to Web Scraping with lxml and Python

Why should you even bother learning how to web scrape? If your job doesn't require you to learn it, then let me give you some motivation. What if you …

Python Programming

How I learned data Science

About me I am a Software Engineer by profession. I am a competitive coder who has participated in various coding challenges on Code Chef, …

Data Science

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

Four years after its release, Kubernetes has come a long way

On June 6th, 2014 Kubernetes was released for the first time. At the time, nobody could have predicted that 4 years later that the project would become a de facto standard for container orchestration or that the biggest tech companies in the world would be backing it. That would come later.<p>If you …

Microservices

The newest green-tech idea: drown data centers at sea

In a bid to save the planet while making some money, Microsoft just drowned one of its data centers at sea. Project Natick is now operating at about 100 ft below the surface of the North Sea near the UK’s Orkney islands, fully powered by renewable energy.<p>The logic is sound: Bringing data centers …

Scottish Government

Learn how Amazon Web Services works and create a career for yourself

When you think of Amazon, you think of “the everything store.” The place you go to when you want to purchase a 50-lb. bag of limited-ingredient dog …

Cloud Computing

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Hedge Funds

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

Employment

How One Apple Programmer Got Apps Talking to Each Other

Just six months after joining Apple, Sal Soghoian's job was already on the line. In July of 1997, then-CEO Gil Amelio had just been ousted and the …

Apps

How Do You Package Yourself Into One Coherent Personal Brand After Multiple Career Changes?

This Washington, DC reader has changed careers multiple times and is stymied on how to explain her diverse story (different industries, different functional roles) in a way that resonates with recruiters, hiring managers, and her broader network:<p>I just read your article “Personal Rebranding: How To …

Employment

Google awards teenager $36,000 as part of its bug bounty program

Google has awarded a Uruguayan teenager for reporting a vulnerability that would have allowed hackers to make changes to the company’s internal …

Samsung Pay

Beyond Numpy Arrays in Python

Executive SummaryIn recent years Python’s array computing ecosystem has grown organically to support GPUs, sparse, and distributed arrays. This is …

Python Programming

50 books that inspire Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and other tech titans

We all know that the most successful entrepreneurs and CEOs have a great appetite for reading. But what books do they remember? Which ones do they …

Jeff Bezos

How would you rewrite this Python code?

I ran across this problem while writing some code for a challenge.<p>I have some code that I want to write to a particular file if a filename is …

Python Programming

Living in a Docker world

How much do you know about containers?<p>Once upon a time, I worked at a startup that was looking to “Dockerize” its backend infrastructure. This developed into a running joke where the programmers on the team would ask me if I knew what Docker was, and I would say:<p>“Yes, it’s like a boat.”<p>This would …

DevOps

Study: Early AI adopters may gain "insurmountable advantage"

A pecking order is evolving in the newest stage of the digital era: aggressive early adopters of artificial intelligence are reporting elevated …

Artificial Intelligence

How to use the curl command for uploading and downloading files without user interaction

If you're considering writing a script that requires downloading (or uploading) files over a network, one of your best friends will be the curl …

Linux

ML beyond Curve Fitting: An Intro to Causal Inference and do-Calculus

You might have come across Judea Pearl's new book, and a related interview which was widely shared in my social bubble. In the interview, Pearl …

Supervised Learning

Google and Coursera launch a new machine learning specialization

Over the last few years, Google and Coursera have regularly teamed up to launch a number of online courses for developers and IT pros. Among those was the Machine Learning Crash course, which provides developers with an introduction to machine learning. Now, building on that, the two companies are …

Machine Learning

My steps into Data Science

Becoming a data scientist in six months.

Machine Learning

As machine learning evolves, we need to update the definition of ‘data scientist’

In the early days of machine learning, hiring good statisticians was the key challenge for AI projects. Now, machine learning has evolved from its early focus on statistics to more emphasis on computation. As the process of building algorithms has become simpler and the applications for AI …

Machine Learning

Inside the Takedown of a Notorious Malware Clearinghouse

Most antivirus scanners play a classic cat and mouse game: They work by checking software against a frequently updated list of potential threats. In …

Trend Micro

Top 8 open source AI technologies in machine learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are quickly transforming almost every sphere of our lives. From how we communicate to the means we use for …

Machine Learning

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Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie.<p>KnowBe4 Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick showed the hack in a public video. By convincing a victim to visit a …