Berl Thomas

23 Flips | 3 Magazines | 9 Likes | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @berlthomas | Keep up with Berl Thomas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Berl Thomas”

How to Transform Your Photos With Texture Layers in Luminar 2018 Part 1

(Editor’s note: Photofocus author Jason Hahn introduces the core concepts of making textured composites in this article. Part 2 shows how to use …

Tutorials

Google, IBM and others launch an open-source API for keeping tabs on software supply chains

Thanks to containers and microservices, the way we are building software is quickly changing. But as with all change, these new models also introduce new problems. You probably still want to know who actually built a given container and what’s running in it. To get a handle on this, Google, JFrog, …

Amazon launches new training and certification portal to lure talent to AWS

As cloud services continue to pick up steam, Amazon wants to make sure there is no shortage of talent to maintain your cloud computing operations and take care of your AWS needs.<p>Yesterday, the e-commerce giant announced it is launching its own dedicated training and certification portal to offer …

Study examines 200 real-world 'zero-day' software…

<b>Study examines 200 real-world 'zero-day' software vulnerabilities</b><p><i>Zero-day software vulnerabilities - security holes that developers haven't fixed or aren't aware of - can lurk undetected for years, leaving software users particularly susceptible to hackers. A new study from the RAND Corporation, based on rare access to a dataset of more than 200 such vulnerabilities, provides insights about what entities should do when they discover them. Until now the big question - whether governments or</i> …

Microsoft has Audacious Plans for Azure Stack in Private and Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 is the latest edition of Microsoft’s private cloud software, which will be launching later this year to the …

Hybrid Clouds

The 2017 Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle | Android Central Digital Offers

<b>The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit</b><p>Tackle 13 Different Projects w/ This Fully-Stocked Beginner's Toolkit<p>The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit pairs a detailed, …

A blockchain in 200 lines of code

The basic concept of blockchain is quite simple: a distributed database that maintains a continuously growing list of ordered records. However, it is …

Creating stunning charts with Vue.js and Chart.js

Dive into the options of chart.js to create stunning charts.<p>Interactive charts can provide a cool way to visualize your data.<br>However most out of the …

How to choose a Linux distro for your old PC

Ready to give your old computer a new lease on life? Even if it's several years old and slow as molasses, you don't have to consign it to the junk heap. Instead, install a new operating system and put it back into the rotation.<p>Forget Windows, though: Linux is an open-source (and free) OS that's …

Raspberry Pi launches Pixel for PC and Mac. Here's how to get it

Raspberry Pi has launched an experimental version of its Pixel OS for PC and Macs.<p>Unveiled in September, Pixel stands for “Pi Improved Xwindows …

Get lifetime access to hundreds of in-demand tech training courses for just $49

Whether you’re happy in your job or looking for a change, your next step will definitely require learning something new — and most likely, something you never expected coming. Prepare for that brave new world today with eduCBA’s full roster of tech training courses. Right now, you can lock in …

6 Frequently Asked Hadoop Interview Questions and Answers

Are you preparing for an interview soon and need to have knowledge of Hadoop? DON'T PANIC! Here are some questions you may be asked and the answers …

Now TiVo Bolt owners can stream TV anywhere

When I reviewed the TiVo Bolt last year I didn't mind its odd design as much as I missed some features it lacked compared to the older Roamio DVR. Now the recently-acquired company is fixing that with a software update (the full list of changes is here) it's rolling out that lets owners stream …

A Complete Tutorial to work on Big Data with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

We use cookies on Analytics Vidhya websites to deliver our services, analyze web traffic, and improve your experience on the site. By using Analytics …

What Is jQuery?

In this article, we're going to take a look at everything that jQuery offers and how it can help us, and we're going to review some of the projects …

jQuery

Apple's Swift programming language soars in popularity

Just months after the first ever app created by it, the Swift programming language from Apple has leapt up the rankings of the technologies to watch from 68th place to 22nd<p>The programming language created by Apple for developers to make iOS and OS X apps with has made an “unprecedented” jump up the …

Roost smart 9V battery turns your dumb smoke alarms into connected ones

The plethora of smart home devices at CES makes it clear that home automation is an idea whose time has finally come. It seems there’s almost no household device now that can’t be controlled by, or at least communicate with, an iPhone.<p>The only downside is the expense of having to replace your …

The Lizard Squad’s “Lizard Stresser” Service Runs On Hacked Routers

Security expert Brian Krebs has analyzed the Lizard Stresser, an attack tool created by the so-called Lizard Squad hacker collective and touted as a test for webmins who needed to see what happens to their services under duress. His discovery? The network of attack computers actually consists of …

How To Make Sure Your Gmail Is As Secure As Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.<p>To decrease the likelihood of hacks, as well as the time it takes account holders to find suspicious activity that could be a precursor, Gmail has created a handy check list that all users should take the …

Apps

92% off the Ruby On Rails 'Rookie To Rockstar' Bundle

Ruby on Rails is easy to learn, quick to build with and powerful enough to craft complex sites and apps. And whether it’s first your first time coding or you’re an experienced programmer, we’ve got a great training bundle to help you get to grips with Ruby on Rails, at a special low price here at …

The best programming languages every beginner should learn

Computer science is a booming industry in the US — and it pays extremely well. There’s always demand for sharp, talented engineers, which is why learning how to code can seem like an attractive option.<p>But, as is the case with any new skill, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are a few …

Breaking the Code: The Role of Visualization in Security Research

In today's interconnected, data rich IT environments, passive inspection of information is not enough.<p>The human retina can transmit visual …

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

<b>Cover detail of "@War" by Shane Harris</b><p>Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>Shane Harris<p>November 16, 2014 11:58am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “@WAR: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex”<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s …