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The Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to JavaScript Geolocation Tracking

Combining the Google Maps JavaScript API and PubNub for realtime tracking of device location (with the bells and whistles)<p>Brought to you by …

DFJ has apologized for the reported ‘sex party’ event at Steve Jurvetson’s home

“We would never want anyone to feel uncomfortable and we are sorry if that happened,” said the firm.<p>Venture capital firm DFJ is apologizing for an event hosted by founder Steve Jurvetson, further highlighting how the personal allegations against him ultimately forced him out of his job.<p>Jurvetson …

Silicon Valley

White House Plans Tillerson Ouster From State Dept., to Be Replaced by Pompeo

WASHINGTON — The White House has developed a plan to force out Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, whose relationship with President Trump has been strained, and replace him with Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, perhaps within the next several weeks, senior administration officials said on …

Donald Trump

AI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online Course

The founder of Google Brain and former head of Baidu’s AI efforts wants to train a giant new workforce to help make “AI the new electricity.”<p>Artificial intelligence could be as important to transforming the economy as electricity was 100 years ago. But for that to happen, the world will need a huge …

How to get started with machine learning

Machine learning is still a pipe dream for most organizations, with Gartner estimating that fewer than 15 percent of enterprises successfully get …

Machine Learning

Y Combinator Has Gone Supernova

<b>If the casting director</b> of the TV show “Silicon Valley” were asked to produce a canonical example of an applicant to Y Combinator’s incubator …

Wrap Your Mind Around Neural Networks

Artificial Intelligence is playing an ever increasing role in the lives of civilized nations, though most citizens probably don’t realize it. It’s …

The AI Blog

When most people with normal vision walk down the street, they can easily differentiate the things they must avoid – like trees, curbs and glass …

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to …

Add These 20 Fast-Growing Skills to Your Freelancing Repertoire

Nearly two-thirds of the most sought-after skills are tech related.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, more than 35 percent of the U.S. workforce are freelancers -- and this proportion is growing every year. This means competition is fiercer than ever. In order to be …

6 Open Source Ruby on Rails Applications to Boost Your Business

RubyGarage loves Ruby on Rails! There are many reasons why – and we’ve even written an article explaining why people fall in love with Ruby. Ruby on …

Project Management

An Intro To Setting Up Your First Docker Container For Your Rails App

Since the beginning of the time (Disclaimer: possibly not an accurate timeline), we have been suffering from the <i>‘But it’s working in my machine’</i> …

Writing Integration Tests in Ruby on Rails

In our exploration of Ruby on Rails we’ve covered testing quite a few times. It’s important to write tests at various layers of abstraction. A good …

Software Development

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: 13 startups explain why they failed

Some go out in dramatic implosions that leave people without jobs overnight. Some just face a slow decline until they stop.<p>The reasons startups fail are as varied as what they're working on, but thanks to a new genre of "startup post-mortems" we can take a look at some of the reasons companies say …

Startups

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

Unlimited Deliveries for $9.99 a Month Sounds Insane. For Postmates, It's the Future.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The on-demand economy has taken a flogging of late for being bloated with too many startups that aren’t going to last. The leaders of San Francisco-based delivery service Postmates, meanwhile, get super miffed when it gets grouped into …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

Mount Everest

'Sleep faster' startup culture puts entrepreneurs' mental health at risk

Many people dream of being an entrepreneur, being their own boss and doing what they love every day, even becoming the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. Yet look past the business cards, conferences and company T-shirts, and the startup world can be brutal and harsh: 90% of startups fail.<p>We don’t …

Mental Health

What the Most Successful Startups Have in Common

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Create a Cloud Decision Framework

You might be familiar with some of these common (and competing) myths about cloud computing:<p>Cloud is less secure than on-premises capabilities.<br>• Cloud …

Gartner Inc.

Altiscale Debuts Cloud for Self-Service Big Data Analytics

Altiscale wants to simplify this Big Data thing, bypassing trained developers, data scientists and expensive, proprietary systems to connect ordinary …

Big Data

Scala - THE language for Big Data

The Big Data ecosystem has matured. Idioms such as eventual-consistency, immutability, CAP theorem and many more have been researched and successfully implemented in various Big Data tools and systems. In recent years, characteristics of Big Data systems started infiltrating the lower levels of …

Big Data

A Deep Dive into Ruby Scopes

The Ruby language was designed with a pure object-oriented approach. In Ruby, everything is an object.Object-oriented design provides encapsulation …

Programming

Things Are Finally Getting Real for On-Demand Startups

<i>💥 A Boom with a View💥 is a column about startups and the technology industry, written by Erin Griffith. Find them all here: fortune.com/boom.</i><p>The …

SpoonRocket shuts down amongst on-demand apocalypse

SpoonRocket informed its investors it’s shutting down its on-demand pre-made meal delivery service after failing to raise the necessary capital to continue operations.<p>[<b>Update:</b> Co-founder Steven Hsiao confirmed SpoonRocket’s shut down. The company published a goodbye blog post saying it will …

Instacart Slashes Pay For Grocery Couriers

Instacart is cutting pay rates for many of the drivers who work for the on-demand startup. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> on Friday, the San …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Ruby

Code smells and their refactorings can be very daunting and intimidating to newbies. So in this series, I’ve tried to make them easy to understand, …