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Zahlen, bitte! 5 - Wie bunt ist die Ebene?

Das berühmte Vier-Farben-Problem zum Einfärben von Landkarten ist gelöst, aber eine zweite Vier-Farben-Frage zur "chromatischen Zahl der Ebene" …

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

Theorists Draw Closer to Perfect Coloring

A theorem for coloring a large class of “perfect” mathematical networks could ease the way for a long-sought general coloring proof.<p>Four years ago, …

Differentiable Plasticity: A New Method for Learning to Learn

Differentiable Plasticity is a new machine learning method for training neural networks to change their connection weights adaptively even after …

Machine Learning

"Fuchsia ist kein Linux": Google dokumentiert Android-Nachfolger

Software-Entwickler diskutieren momentan angeregt über Googles Dokumentation für das neue Betriebssystem Fuchsia, das früher oder später Android …

Stephen Hawking obituary: a life defined by brilliance and mischief

I first met professor Stephen Hawking at a birthday celebration that took place at Imperial College London in 2004. The occasion was the 60th …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Elegant patterns in modern JavaScript: Ice Factory

Photo by Demi DeHerrera on UnsplashI’ve been working with JavaScript on and off since the late nineties. I didn’t really like it at first, but after …

JavaScript

Goodbye to Eclipse - the end of an era as an Eclipse plugin developer.

I've been an Eclipse plug-in developer for over 7 years now, for nearly all of my software engineer career. Notably, I have been the lead developer …

Web Development Top 10 Open Source (v.Feb 2018)

This is a new monthly series<p>For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 200 Web Development Open Source Projects to pick the Top 10.<p>We compared projects …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Reach for Markdown, not LaTeX

I’ve written in the past (twice) about how to streamline the writing process when using LaTeX. Since then, I’ve found that I enjoy writing even more …

Web Development

Google Releases TensorFlow 1.5 - All you need to know

Introduction<p>TensorFlow is a very popular open-source library that is written in Python, C++ and CUDA. It’s uses span a range of tasks. Chief amongst …

Machine Learning

A Collection of 10 Data Visualizations You Must See

Introduction<p>Writing codes is fun. Creating models with them is even more intriguing. But things start getting tricky when it comes to presenting our …

Data Visualization

Financial forecasting with probabilistic programming and Pyro

Hi all again! Last year I have published several tutorials on financial forecasting using neural networks and I think some of the results were at …

Parsing in Python: Tools and Libraries (Part 7)

Check out Part 6 here!Parser CombinatorsParser combinators allow you to create a parser by combining different pattern-matching functions that are …

Jupyter Notebook Viewer

Advanced Numpy Techniques¶<p>General, user-friendly documentation with lots of examples.<p>Basic Python knowledge assumed.<p>CPython ~3.6, NumPy ~1.12<p>What is …

I read the Meltdown Paper so you don’t have to

Meltdown is a cache-timing attack on Intel CPUs that allows all memory to be read by any process because of how they do Speculative Execution. If …

It is *not* possible to detect and block Chrome headless

A few months back, I wrote a popular article called Making Chrome Headless Undetectable in response to one called Detecting Chrome Headless by …

To Advance Artificial Intelligence, Reverse-Engineer the Brain

Your three-pound brain runs on just 20 watts of power—barely enough to light a dim bulb. Yet the machine behind our eyes has built civilizations from …

Security News This Week: 'AutoSploit' Tool Makes Unskilled Hacking Easier Than Ever

Another week, another death by a thousand leaks, from the operational security failure of fitness app Strava exposing the locations of military bases …

For the first time, scientists discover exoplanets in a galaxy far, far away

Using a technique called microlensing, astrophysicists at the University of Oklahoma have confirmed the existence of exoplanets beyond the Milky Way …

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly …

Quantum Computing

10 things I love about Vue

I love Vue. When I first looked at it in 2016, perhaps I was coming from a perspective of JavaScript framework fatigue. I’d already had experience …

JavaScript

A better Javascript with map, filter, reduce

How to write cleaner and less buggy javascript using functional approach!<p>Introduction<p>As javascript coders, we always work with arrays and lists. We …

30 Amazing Python Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)

For the past year, we’ve compared nearly 15,000 open source Python projects to pick Top 30 (0.2% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive list and it …

Node.js + face-recognition.js : Simple and Robust Face Recognition using Deep Learning

The npm package for face recognition<p>In this article I am going to show you how to perform robust face detection and face recognition using</b> …

Mathematicians Second-Guess Centuries-Old Fluid Equations

The Navier-Stokes equations capture in a few succinct terms one of the most ubiquitous features of the physical world: the flow of fluids. The …

JavaScript 2018: Things You Need To Know, and a Few You Can Skip

JavaScript has grown up — we are not just making tiny little interactive elements in web pages anymore, we are building entire giant applications in …

Desert Bus: Legendärer Langeweile-Simulator endlich in VR spielbar

Desert Bus ist eines der schlechtesten Spiele aller Zeiten – und das mit voller Absicht. Das legendär langweilige Satire-Spiel gibt es jetzt als …