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Ten IAM Design Principles

Ground Rules for an Identity Architect In Building an IAM Infrastructure from Ground Up<p>Identity and Access Management (IAM) done right, could be a …

Authentication and authorization in Azure App Service

6 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Azure App Service provides built-in authentication and authorization support, so you can sign in users and access data …

Build your own neural network classifier in R

(This article was first published on <b> Jun Ma - Data Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)​IntroductionImage classification is one important …

Deep Learning

Top 5 arXiv Deep Learning Papers, Explained

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>arXiv, maintained by Cornell University, is a popular open access academic paper preprint repository. It is an outlet for …

Machine Learning

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Neural networks are generating a lot of excitement, as they are quickly proving to be a promising and practical form of machine intelligence. At Fast …

FFL Blog Post - NN's

10 more security startups to watch

The emergence of cybersecurity startups has continued unabated as entrepreneurs vie for corporate customers seeking new technologies to battle ever …

Forecasting with the Baum-Welch Algorithm and Hidden Markov Models

Designing Machine Learning Models – Airbnb Engineering & Data Science – Medium

At Airbnb, we are focused on creating a place where people can belong anywhere. Part of that sense of belonging comes from trust amongst our users …

This Classic Algorithmic Problem Can't Get Any Less Complex (Deal With It)

Researchers offer a new proof that "edit distance" can't be solved any more efficiently.<p>A group of MIT computer scientists has proven—presented a proof for—a vexing and outstanding question in algorithmic complexity related to a rather dry-sounding but also completely fascinating and weird problem …

How Startups Can Capitalize on Emerging Tech Trends by Outsourcing

See how your startup can capitalize on emerging tech trends such as the SMAC stack, an MVP or Design Thinking by outsourcing

Modern Methods for Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis is a common application of Natural Language Processing (NLP) methodologies, particularly classification, whose goal is to extract …

A tale of two clusters: Mesos and YARN

This is a tale of two siloed clusters. The first cluster is an Apache Hadoop cluster. This is an island whose resources are completely isolated to …

YC Startup Direct Match Aims To Make Bond Trading As Easy As Stock Trading

Jim Greco sat in front of his computer at Jeffries Investment Bank headquarters in New York and thought about the futility of his bond trading job. He was about to pull up a file on his PC and then make a physical phone call to another institution to place an order for a bond transaction. Something …

Trading

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

What You Need To Know About Zero Knowledge

Anonymity? Privacy? How quaint. We live in a world bedecked with ever more cameras, ever more sensors, ever more drones, ever more data, ever fewer things that can be hidden. TLS and Tor can hide your online browsing, true — but, realistically, everything important you do, online or off, can easily …

Bitcoin

The secure smartphone that won’t get you beaten with rubber hoses

A new take on the secure smartphone, with a secure messaging app to go with it.<p>Interest in secure communications is at an all time high, with many …

Fast, simple, secure.

Privacy that fits in your pocket.<p>Use anything by Open Whisper Systems. Edward Snowden, Whistleblower and privacy advocate<p>Signal is the most scalable …

Privacy

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

The Death Of The Password Starts Today (Maybe)

Your voice (or fingerprint or iris) is your passport to the online world<p>Passwords are a pain. They're incredibly important for the security of our data, and yet they're hard to remember and keep track of. Plus, it seems like we constantly have to change them as the result of some new hack or …

Nok Nok Labs raises $8.25M to enable biometric authentication for enterprise

Most people know that user ID and password authentication is a pretty weak way to secure your accounts. Nok Nok Labs wants to help usher in a new era of fingerprint and multi-factored authentication, and it just landed $8.25 million to grow its cross platform standard.<p>Nok Nok Labs is a part of a …

What Does a Neural Network Actually Do?

There has been a lot of renewed interest lately in neural networks (NNs) due to their popularity as a model for deep learning architectures (there …

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms

By onNovember 25, 2013 in Machine Learning Algorithms<p>In this post, we take a tour of the most popular machine learning algorithms.<p>It is useful to …

Machine Learning

The Curse of Dimensionality in Classification

Introduction<p>In this article, we will discuss the so called ‘Curse of Dimensionality’, and explain why it is important when designing a classifier. In …

Regularizing neural networks with dropout and with DropConnect

We continue with CIFAR-10-based competition at Kaggle to get to know DropConnect. It’s supposed to be an improvement over dropout. And dropout is …

VMX Project: Computer Vision for Everyone

(<b>Update</b>: January 5th 2014) In response to backer (and potential backer) demand, we will offer a single machine license and linux-binary for a local …

9 Ways to Not Be a Bosshole

Bossholes drive away talented employees and cost your company money.<p>A bosshole is a combination of a boss and, well, an anal sphincter. Bossholes are workplace bullies who yell at the drop of a hat and generally make their employees feel tired, lousy, and unappreciated.<p>For entrepreneurs, the …

Employment