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Custom Templates for Jupyter Notebooks with Jinja2

Learn how to create custom export templates for your Jupyter Notebooks using Jinja2.

Python Programming

CRYPTO INSIDER: A teenage prodigy told us how to fix bitcoin's energy problem

<b>Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox.</b><p>Álex Sicart is 18. Like many 18-year-olds, he's currently in the midst of exams — and yet his career is already off …

Cryptocurrency

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, increase in virtual teams, and an epidemic …

Innovation

You don't know Bash: An introduction to Bash arrays

Although software engineers regularly use the command line for many aspects of development, arrays are likely one of the more obscure features of the …

JavaScript

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 …

How to build a news app with JavaScript and React Native

Requirements for building the app:<p>If you’re not familiar with these resources, don’t worry — they are quite easy to use.<p>The topics we will cover in …

A Comprehensive Guide to Understand and Implement Text Classification in Python

Table of Contents<p>In this article, I will explain about the text classification and the step by step process to implement it in python.<p>Text …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric

Amazon Web Services has launched a tool to allow users to build Blockchain DApps running on Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric.Amazon Web Services (AWS) …

Nvidia advances the deep learning ecosystem at GTC 2018

In many ways, Nvidia is the beneficiary of having been in the right place at the right time with regard to AI. A confluence of advances in compute, data, and algorithms led to explosive interest in deep neural networks, and our current approach to training these depends pretty heavily on …

Ethereum Smart Contracts in Python: a comprehensive(ish) guide

It’s one thing to get a basic smart contract up on Ethereum — just google “ERC20 Token Tutorial” you’ll find plenty of information on how to do it. …

Learn Elixir by Creating a Command Line Application

<i>I'd like to share my experience of getting started with Elixir by writing a simple command line application<br>and introduce the setup for basic Elixir</i> …

How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

Wind Power

Template Method Pattern Revised

<i>Originally posted on: Big ball of mud</i><p>When I started programming, there was a design pattern among all the others that surprised me for its …

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …

You don’t understand blockchain unless you understand this simple data structure

The blockchain is an immutable, ordered, back-linked list of blocks of transactions. If you want to truly understand blockchain you need to …

Aiming to fill skill gaps in AI, Microsoft makes training courses available to the public

As a software engineer at Microsoft, Elena Voyloshnikova’s job is to make informed recommendations about how to improve the performance of software …

Private Blockchains: Hyperledger Composer Javascript API

In my last article, I gave a quick overview of the Hyperledger Composer framework to build a business network with a private blockchain technology. I …

Can hashgraph succeed blockchain as the technology of choice for cryptocurrencies?

Blockchain, the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, could be on its way out.<p>It is blockchain technology that makes virtual …

What are psychographics, the behavioural analysis that helped Cambridge Analytica get into the minds of voters?

The dealings that have been revealed between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook have all the trappings of a Hollywood thriller: a Bond villain-style …

Cambridge Analytica

Introducing Pandas DataFrame for Python data analysis

Pandas is an open source Python library for data analysis. It gives Python the ability to work with spreadsheet-like data for fast data loading, …

Get started building .NET web apps that run in the browser with Blazor

Today we released our first public preview of Blazor, a new experimental .NET web framework using C#/Razor and HTML that runs in the browser with …

Why you should start using .npy file more often…

Data science needs fast computation and transformation of data. Native NumPy objects in Python provides that advantage over regular programming …

Python Programming

Hacker Launches Public Mineable Blockchain Thought For 'AI Superhighway'

An artificial intelligence (AI) and Blockchain start-up with backing from Harrisburg University in Pennsylvania is developing a completely new way of utilizing and processing data by integrating AI and “smart logic” into every bit of data. The goal is to build what is described as an “AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 5 Data Science Machine Learning Repositories on GitHub in Feb 2018

Introduction<p>Continuing our theme of collecting and sharing the top machine learning GitHub repositories every month, the February edition is fresh …

You Should Learn Functional Programming in 2017

Functional programming has been around for a very long time, starting in the 50’s with the introduction of the <b>Lisp</b> programming language; and if you …

Hedera Hashgraph and MZ unveil next-generation blockchain alternative

Bitcoin is famous as the cryptocurrency that introduced us to blockchain, a decentralized and transparent public ledger that used distributed computing to record transactions. But it was slow, and as Bitcoin became popular, that slowness in updating the ledger became obvious as it handled too few …

Python IDEs and Code Editors (Guide)

Writing Python using IDLE or the Python Shell is great for simple things, but those tools quickly turn larger programming projects into frustrating …

Python Programming

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.

Data Science

Data science with Python: Turn your conditional loops to Numpy vectors

Vectorization trick is fairly well-known to data scientists and is used routinely in coding, to speed up the overall data transformation, where …

Python Programming