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Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was nothing special about the photo, or the square, and certainly not the account that posted it. And yet within 24 hours, it amassed over 1,500 likes from a group that included a verified model …

Social Media

Set up TensorFlow with Docker + GPU in Minutes

Along with Jupyter and OpenCV<b>Docker is the best platform to easily install Tensorflow with a GPU</b>. This tutorial aims demonstrate this and test it on …

How to take pictures of the Perseid meteor shower and the stars

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

Shutter Speed

eVscope Smart Telescope Is 100 Times More Powerful Than A Classical Telescope

A new smart telescope design has been created called the eVscope which provides users with a hundred times more power than that of a classical …

The surprising longevity of mainframes

Days ago, I read a post that said something like this:<p>There's a lot of mainframe developers that are currently out of a job because they refused to …

The end of the cloud is coming

We’re facing the end of the cloud. It’s a bold statement, I know, and maybe it even sounds a little mad. But bear with me.<p>The conventional wisdom about running server applications, be it web apps or mobile app backends, is that the future is in the cloud. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are adding …

Peer-to-peer

Half of all internet traffic comes from bots

What's the difference between "good" bots and "bad" bots? And why doesn't Snapchat have a fake news problem? Here's a quick guide to some of the …

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the world …

A Stanford professor’s advice on surviving the a**hole at your startup

If you’ve never worked for a complete jerk, consider yourself lucky. Roughly one in five people polled say they’ve experienced bullying in the workplace, according to a 2017 study commissioned by the Workplace Bullying Institute. The study — which is actually pretty fascinating — concluded that 61 …

Getting Started with Workbox: JavaScript Libraries for your next Progressive Web App

When it comes to building Progressive Web Apps, my favourite library has to be the Service Worker toolbox. I’ve previously written about this great …

Web Development

Node.js Emerging as the Universal Development Framework for a Diversity of Applications

Last year and at the beginning of this year, we asked you, Node.js users, to help us understand where, how and why you are using Node.js. We wanted …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

People are raising hundreds of millions selling digital coins online — it's either the future of funding or a 'bubble'

Over half a billion dollars has been raised through so-called "Initial Coin Offerings" (ICOs) since the start of the year, according to Richard Kastelein, a partner at the Cryptoassets Design Group, a company that helps launch ICOs.<p>It's an incredible amount considering that ICOs were unheard of …

MIT researchers used a $150 Microsoft Kinect to 3D scan a giant T. rex skull

MIT’s Camera Culture group has been able to successfully capture a high-resolution 3D scan of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull using about $150 worth of equipment and some free software.<p>The skull, which belongs to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, was discovered in 1990 and is the largest …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Improve Your Astrophotography Focus With a Bahtinov Mask

Finding razor-sharp focus when shooting astrophotography can be hard – stars appear as point light sources, and there are no detailed surfaces to aid …

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 …

Web Development

Elon Musk Achieves Success by Splitting His Day Into 5-Minute Slots

The entrepreneur has to get creative to balance his time between running SpaceX and Tesla.<p>Elon Musk has a lot on his plate.<p>The tech entrepreneur now balances his time between his two companies, Tesla and SpaceX. His jam-packed schedule sees him darting back and forth between SpaceX's LA …

Getting Started With Scrapy

Scrapy is a Python-based web crawler that can be used to extract information from websites. It is fast and simple, and can navigate pages just like a …

Build and automatically deploy a React site

Building, deploying and hosting a website has never been easier especially with the extensive range of free tools and services available. As a …

Rainforest QA taps AI to augment human-powered app testing

One of the challenges in creating mobile apps is that it’s necessary to test how they perform in a variety of conditions in order to ensure that updates and feature additions actually work as intended. With that in mind, Rainforest QA launched a new service today that aims to use machine learning …

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 …

Automating automation: a framework for developing and marketing deep learning models

Are you sold on the benefits of adding automation to your stack, but put off by the high entry barrier to this game? The NeoPulse Framework promises …

Just starting out with Git and GitHub? It gets easier, honest!

No doubt you have heard of Git or GitHub for source control, but what is source control?<p>This is a basic overview of source code control and the …

Learn Web Development By Building 14 Websites From The Ground Up

<i>Jump head first into a lucrative career in full stack development.</i><p>Tech is the hottest industry of the moment, and one of the most well-paid and well …

Videos to learn about AI, Machine Learning & Deep Learning

There are a lot of people talking about AI, machine learning and deep learning right now. And unfortunately it seems like only half of them know what …

TensorFlow in Kubernetes in 88 MB

TensorFlow is a beast. It deals with machine learning algorithms, it uses Bazel to be built, it uses gRPC, etc., but let’s be honest, you are dying …

Cheat sheet: TensorFlow, an open source software library for machine learning

TensorFlow was originally a deep learning research project of the Google Brain Team that has since become--by way of collaboration with 50 teams at …

Machine Learning

Self Code Review with Git Add Patch

Code reviews reduce logical errors, call out typos, and prevents accidentally committing more code than intended (1). They're essential for <i>all sized</i> …