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How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Cryptocurrencies explained, in plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the cryptocurrency craze.<p>Either a family member, friend, neighbor, doctor, Uber driver, sales associate, server, barista, or passer-by on the street, has probably …

Blockchain

Fashion-MNIST

Table of Contents<p>Why we made Fashion-MNIST<br>• Get the Data<br>• Usage<br>• Benchmark<br>• Visualization<br>• Contributing<br>• Contact<br>• Citing Fashion-MNIST<br>• License<p>Fashion-MNIST is a …

Domain-Driven Design Distilled

Domain-Driven Design (DDD) software modeling delivers powerful results in practice, not just in theory, which is why architects and developers …

Software Development

Download & Play with Cryptocurrencies Historical Data in Python

To access the CryptoCompare public API in Python, we can use the following Python wrapper available on GitHub: cryCompare.<p>With the coinList() …

Data Science

These skills make you most employable. Why isn’t coding in the top 10?

<i>Caveats: Our methodology is rough and has a number of important weaknesses, so don’t put too much weight on the findings for now. See a brief</i> …

A First Look at the Spacesuits of the Future

After years of anticipation, Elon Musk has finally revealed the design that could take humans to a new level of space exploration.<p>In true Elon Musk fashion, the latest SpaceX creation has been revealed with dramatic flair.<p>Posting on his Instagram account early Wednesday morning, Musk unveiled the …

Space Travel

OCI's Long-Awaited Container Runtime and Image Specifications Hit the Streets

After two years of work, the Open Container Initiative has published version 1.0 specifications for both a container image and a container runtime …

Lightbend Podcast: Goodbye Activator, Hello Tech Hub, And Meet Lightbend’s New Tooling Team (20 Min)

A New Way To Get Started With Akka, Lagom, Play and Scala In a recent blog post, we announced the EOL for Activator, and described a new direction …

Why paper is the real 'killer app'

With apps taking over our lives, there’s a movement afoot as people yearn for simpler, technology-free times.<p>Every January, Angela Ceberano sets goals for the 12 months ahead. And on Sunday nights, she plans and organises the coming week.<p>Sometimes, I just want to get rid of all the technology and …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Why is reflection slow?

14 Dec 2016 - 3277 words<p>It’s common knowledge that reflection in .NET is slow, but why is that the case? This post aims to figure that out by looking …

Fast Fourier transform in x86 assembly

A Rapid Prototyping Tool For Creating VR Worlds

Turning ideas into code is one of the biggest challenges of VR. So Artefact built its own tool.<p>Despite all the investment in virtual reality content, producing it is still a workflow nightmare. Developing a VR game requires coding on a 2D computer monitor, before checking the work inside a 3D …

4 Things Make You Naturally Happy in Life

The Best Ways to Be Happy<p>We all know that happiness is the state of mind along with the relative physiological changes in the body. The <b>state of mind</b> …

Building a Shop with Sub-Second Page Loads: Lessons Learned

<i>Here is the story of how</i> <i>we</i> <i>leveraged research on web-caching and NoSQL systems to prepare a</i> <i>webshop</i> <i>for hundreds of thousands of visitors due to TV Show</i> …

The Erlang Ecosystem by Robert Virding at Functional Conf 2016

Erlang

The World’s Most Liveable City, but Can I Live? – Kirby Afua Partington – Medium

The World’s Most Liveable City, but Can I Live?<p>Through some very scientific calculations, The Economist Intelligence Unit has crowned Melbourne the …

Reactive Kafka with Akka Streams

A walk through the features of akka-stream-kafka, a library for representing Apache Kafka as stages of Akka Streams.

Chicken Almond Curry with Apricots

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Let’s Build A Simple Interpreter. Part 1.

<i>“If you don’t know how compilers work, then you don’t know how computers work. If you’re not 100% sure whether you know how compilers work, then you</i> …

When Kalki the Destroyer Descends: Apocalypse in ~427000 years

A apocalypse, that Kalki will bring about the destruction of the world when mankind has completely abandoned religion, “when nothing is known of the …

Hinduism

How to raise a genius: lessons from a 45-year study of super-smart children

A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the twenty-first century.<p>On a …

4 Steps for Learning Deep Learning

A handy list of resources to help you become a deep learning expert<p>Firstly, if you need some basic information or convincing on why Deep Learning is …

Deep Learning

Announcing Rust 1.11

The Rust team is happy to announce the latest version of Rust, 1.11. Rust is a systems programming language focused on safety, speed, and …

What’s the Difference Between Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning?

<i>This is the first of a multi-part series explaining the fundamentals of deep learning by long-time tech journalist Michael Copeland.</i><b></b>Artificial …