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Watch Microsoft show off the Linux command line on Windows 10 (video) | On MSFT

During Build 2016 this past week, Microsoft’s (presumably) big jaw dropping announcement was the ability to run Bash shell on Windows 10. In a …

Physicists discover new properties of superconductivity

New findings from an international collaboration led by Canadian scientists may eventually lead to a theory of how superconductivity initiates at the …

Bot or Not: an end-to-end data analysis in Python

In this post I want to discuss an Internets phenomena knows as bots, specifically Twitter bots. I’m focusing on Twitter bots primarily because …

11 great resources to learn and work in Python

<i>Roger Huang is an entrepreneur who is working on his next venture, and advising several others on growth. This post originally appeared on Code(Love).</i><p>Python is one of our favorite languages. Versatile, and yet easy to grasp, it’s one of the best languages at expressing the logic behind code with a …

Machine Learning

10 Free Machine Learning books

Machine Learning

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

Windows 10 upgrade, installation errors and how to fix them

Within 24 hours of its public release the Windows 10 upgrade had hit more than 14 million devices, Microsoft announced. A new report suggests that …

Microsoft's 'Halo Wars 2' Should Redeem A Failed (But Good) Idea

There were few surprises in Microsoft’s Gamescom conference this morning, mostly an extrapolation of currently announced games, showing more footage from titles like <i>Crackdown</i>, <i>Quantum Break</i> and <i>Scalebound.</i> But there was one moment that was <i>certainly</i> a surprise, near the very end when Microsoft …

sentry

a Free and Open-Source web-application vulnerability scanner in Python for Windows, Linux, BSD, OSX

The web-application vulnerability scanner<p>Wapiti allows you to audit the security of your websites or web applications.<p>It performs "black-box" scans …

Building a CPU simulator in Python

You can find the entire source listing from this article, plus more interesting code on my Python Experiments BitBucket page. Plus, the source code …

Dynamic programming

Not to be confused with dynamic programming language, dynamic algorithm, or dynamic problem.<p>In computer science, mathematics, management science, …

How to Learn JavaScript Properly

<b>Resources:</b><br>— Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (3rd Edition)<br>— JavaScriptIsSexy.com (4 articles)<br>— Codecademy.com (2 tracks)<p><b>Prerequisite:</b> You …

ExplainShell Breaks Down Long, Confusing Linux Commands

Ever come across a tutorial online that tells you to run a long terminal command, but want to know what each part of it actually <i>means</i>? ExplainShell …

'Liquidmorphium' Turing Phone Promises Ultra-secure Communications

Turing Robotic Industries (TRI) has announced a new device called the Turing Phone that promises to provide end-to-end encryption and a more sustainable production process than a regular smartphone.<p>Announced today, the device uses decentralized authentication to encrypt any communications and comes …

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Measure Resource Loading Times

<b>By</b> Kayce Basques<p>Technical Writer for Chrome DevTools<p><b>By</b> Meggin Kearney<p>Meggin is a Tech Writer<p>Measure the network performance of your site using the</b> …

RegExpBuilder

RegExpBuilder integrates regular expressions into the programming language, thereby making them easy to read and maintain. Regular Expressions are …

Introducing Vector: Netflix's On-Host Performance Monitoring Tool

by Martin Spier, Amer Ather and Brendan GreggVector is an open source host-level performance monitoring framework, which exposes hand-picked, …

Programmer Competency Matrix

Note that the knowledge for each level is cumulative; being at<br>level <i>n</i> implies that you also know everything from the<br>levels lower than <i>n</i>.<p>Computer Science<p>…

Automation, Efficiency, Scalability: The Keys to Startup Success

Competition among startups is becoming more intense as more and more companies, especially in the tech industry, keep cropping up. There are fears …

What a letter from 1855 can teach us about startups today

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Public domain<p>In 1855, Daniel McCallum wrote a letter to his bosses at the New York & Erie Railroad. McCallum had risen …

'Halo 2: Anniversary' Full-Length Trailer Released

We’ve finally been given a full look into the visual remastering of "Halo."<p>Microsoft is re-releasing and remastering the Xbox first-person shooter game series under the title “Halo: The Master Chief Collection." The compilation, which is due out on Xbox One on Nov. 11, combines four games in the …

The Subtle Magic Behind Why the Bootstrap 3 Grid Works

IMPORTANT NOTE: Bootstrap 4 will be out soon, and these articles will be updated to reflect both v3 and v4. I do not expect major changes to how …

MorpHex transforming robot is more than meets the eye

Now this is one cool toy. It's called the MorpHex MKIII, and it's the third generation of a robot designed and created by Norwegian hobbyist Kåre Halvorsen, aka Zenta, a father of three who builds robots in his spare time.<p>Like the name suggests, MorpHex is a hexapod robot -- tucked away inside a …

Robotics

How to protect yourself from Gameover Zeus

Thousands of Britons are infected with dangerous malware and have just two weeks to protect themselves before it attempts to empty their bank accounts, warns the National Crime Agency. Here are the simple steps you need to take now to stay safe<p>More than 15,000 people in the UK have been infected …

Anti-Virus Software

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

Stanford bioengineers create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Stanford bioengineers have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain – 9,000 times faster and using significantly …