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Linux Utilities - Linux File Sharing Over Network Computers Using scp And rsync

In this article we shall discuss about two powerful Linux utilities that are used for sharing file/folder to network computers that are <b>scp</b> and <b>rsync</b>.</b> …

Linux

Why I built my own homebrew Linux router

Jim Salter says building your own router with Linux has a few key advantages for the security-conscious user.

Linux

An Ivy League professor explains chaos theory, the prisoner's dilemma, and why math isn't really boring

<i>Math is a cool way for us to understand the world we live in. And to that end</i> <i>Business Insider recently spoke with Steven Strogatz</i><i>, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University.</i><p><i>Strogatz specializes in areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, and he is the</i> …

What’s the buzz: Python gorges on tools and libraries

The BeeWare project is increasing options for the Python language by offering a collection of tools and libraries for mobile and web …

Containers 101: Docker fundamentals

Docker started out in 2012 as an open source project, originally named dotcloud, to build single-application Linux containers. Since then, Docker has …

How to fix any Linux problem

Everyone has a problem with Linux at some point. The important thing is how quickly that problem gets solved. An amazing element of the open source …

File Handling in Python

If you look at the background of your desktop, what do you notice? Files spread everywhere, right? I know we regularly fall into this bad habit of …

Tutorial demonstrates power of Azure SQL Data Warehouse - The Fire Hose

Within the Cortana Intelligence Suite, the Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a service that provides a cloud-based, scalable database capable of processing …

Cleaning Up Your Linux Startup Process

The average general-purpose Linux distribution launches all kinds of stuff at startup, including a lot of services that don't need to be running. …

How to Set Limits on User Running Processes in Linux

One of the Linux’s beauties is that you can control almost everything about it. This gives a system administrator a great control over his system and …

Linux

5 Common Problems Faced by Python Beginners — SitePoint

Are you in the process of learning Python? It’s a fantastic language to learn, but as with any language, it does present challenges that can seem …

The first five Linux command-line apps every admin should learn

If your company is about to employ Linux, and you're going to have to administer those servers, it's time for you to learn the Linux command …

These Mini Tree Houses Will Ignite Your Inner Child

They're like intricate little plant accessories.<p>There's something about mini things that make our hearts burst with happiness. We've never laid eyes on a Barbie's Dreamhouse furnishing that doesn't make us feel like a little kid (they're just so darn cute!) and these tiny tree houses for plants, …

15 Truly Underrated Hip-Hop Albums

Since I had to conceal the “Parental Advisory” sticker to convince my mama to purchase my very first compact disc—Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s <i>E. 1999</i> …

Understand Monads with this One Weird Trick

Concepts like Functors, Applicative Functors, Monads, and Monoids in Haskell all seem totally incomprehensible at first, but translating them into …

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Debugging Code

There's a reason corporations pay big money for bugs.<p>Until a week ago, I was pretty much buried up to my eyeballs in software testing—bug hunting, really. This was part of coursework for school, but the prey was real enough, with the stalking grounds including a popular open-source database …

Mathematicians mapped out every “Game of Thrones” relationship to find the main character

Fans of the <i>Game of Thrones</i> books and TV series have long quarreled over who the true hero of the story is. Daenerys? Tyrion? Jon Snow? Hodor? Every time a character seems to be developing into a protagonist, he or she is brutally killed (video). Such is the perilous existence of the major players …

TV Series

How to Make Stainless Steel House Numbers That Your Neighbors Will Envy

Instead of settling for store bought numbers you can make your own modern numbers using stainless steel screws.<p>House numbers can be a great design element for the front of your home, as long as you don't get too cute so they remain legible for EMS, fire trucks, and FedEX. Fortunately, these bold …

Stainless Steel

The Role of a Data Scientist in 2016

Already crowned as the best job in America for 2016, the definition and skill set required to be a data scientist is in a constant state of flux. …

10 hard-core coding tips for faster Python

By and large, people use Python because it’s convenient and programmer-friendly, not because it’s fast. The plethora of third-party libraries and the …

From mathematics to map-reduce

There's more mathematics to programming than meets the eye. This post will highlight one such connection that explains the link between map-reduce …

Programming

Six essential steps to present data persuasively

<b>“The graphic method has considerable superiority for the exposition of statistical facts over the tabular. A heavy bank of figures is grievously</b> …

Dr. Dre’s The Chronic vs. Ice Cube’s Death Certificate. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to prepare for a Data Scientist Interview?

You applied for a data science job and received an interview call for the data science job role. Well done! Congratulations!<p>The thought on how to …

WhereHows

WhereHows is a data discovery and lineage tool built at LinkedIn. It integrates with all the major data processing systems and collects both catalog …

Software Development

‘The Improbability Principle:Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day’ by David J. Hand

‘What are you doing here?”<p>“Everybody’s got to be somewhere!”<p>This exchange (as I recall, from the BBC Radio “Goon Show” in the 1950s) illustrates the first of the fundamental concepts espoused by David J. Hand in his latest book, “The Improbability Principle.” The rest of the title explains it thus: …

How many hours of work is optimal? A Python Optimization tutorial

A commonly asserted fact is that as an individual employee's working hours increase, his hourly productivity decreases. This is supported by a …

Mysterious Statistical Law May Finally Have an Explanation

Author: Natalie Wolchover, Quanta Magazine. Natalie Wolchover, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.27.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. …

Introduction to Latent Dirichlet Allocation

IntroductionSuppose you have the following set of sentences:• I like to eat broccoli and bananas.<br>• I ate a banana and spinach smoothie for …