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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

5 quick rules on modeling your MongoDB's schemas

NoSQL databases are a relatively recent technology and so that there are a lot of questions about when and how to use them.<p>I have read a lot of …

Databases

Introducing TensorFlow.js: Machine Learning in Javascript

<i>Posted by</i> <i>Josh Gordon</i> <i>and</i> <i>Sara Robinson</i><i>, Developer Advocates</i><p>We’re excited to introduce TensorFlow.js, an open-source library you can use to define, …

JavaScript

Working with Python, Step 1, Creating a Project - Visual Studio

In Visual Studio, select <b>File > New > Project</b> (Ctrl+Shift+N), which brings up the <b>New Project</b> dialog. Here you browse templates across different …

U.S. retail sales falter; inflation creeping higher

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales fell for a third straight month in February as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and other big-ticket items, prompting analysts to downgrade their first-quarter economic growth forecasts.<p>Despite signs of cooling in consumer spending, …

Economics

Analyze CPU Usage in Visual Studio - Visual Studio

5 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>When you need to investigate performance issues in your app, a good place to start is understanding how it uses the CPU. …

Common query tasks in Power BI Desktop - Power BI

When working in the <b>Query Editor</b> window of Power BI Desktop, there are a handful of commonly used tasks. This document demonstrates those common …

Data Science

Announcing .NET Core 2.1 Preview 1

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.1 Preview 1. It is the first public release of .NET Core 2.1. We have great improvements that we want to share …

Spain’s Great Grapes

If there is one native Spanish grape that a typical wine drinker will know, it is Tempranillo, and for most consumers, the story ends there. In the …

What Are Cool Climate Wines?

The climate greatly affects what wines grow and how they taste. The term “cool climate” refers to wine regions which specialize in varieties like …

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage in unsafe behaviors.<p>According to the child safety website …

This new analytics tool for Gmail is actually really impressive

So how can typical Gmail users leverage email analytics data?<p>These are some of the most common applications:<p><b>Employee tracking and monitoring</b> — In some ways, Gmail Metrics belongs in the same ranks as Toggl and TimeCamp, apps that actively monitor employee time expenditure and performance. The app …

ScienceAlert Deal: 5 Ways to Learn Python Without Leaving Your House

Master your next programming language.<p>It's no secret that programming is one of the most in-demand careers out there with a relatively low barrier to …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

Is Python* Almost as Fast as Native Code? Believe It!

<b>Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9 AM PDT</b><p>One of the biggest draws to Python* is that it’s easy to learn and use. But it’s also notorious for being too …

Intel Corporation

React Redux Tutorial for Beginners, learning Redux in 2018

<i>The simplest React Redux tutorial I wish I had when I started learning</i><p>When I first started learning <b>Redux</b> I wish I could find the simplest tutorial …

Software Engineering

What Is ‘Dark Social’ And How To Measure It Right?

If you’re a marketer or growth specialist, you have probably heard about ‘Dark Social’ over the last couple of years. Now, in 2016, it’s already clear that ‘Dark Social’ stands for the referral traffic that is hard to measure and that is happening ‘behind the scenes’. When I say ‘behind the …

Analytics

How to convert the string type from an API response to an image file - ����\u0000\u0010JFIF\u0000\u0001\u0001\u0000\u0000\u0001

I have used <b>https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/photo/$value</b> API to get the profile picture of the outlook user. I get an image on running the above …

JavaScript

How to use PostgreSQL to streamline Python code

Python is a programming language that lets you work quickly and integrate systems more effectively, and PostgreSQL is the world's most advanced open …

Databases

Using Pygame to move your game character around

In the first article in this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. In the second part, we began building a …

Game Development

Build a game framework with Python using the Pygame module

In my first article in this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. This time, I'll demonstrate how to use …

Python Programming

Data professional definitions: Data analyst vs data scientist vs data engineer

Lately I’ve read a lot of attempts at defining data scientist and differentiating it from other data-centric roles. The terms ‘data scientist’, ‘data …

Writing to file in Python using multiple processes

I have been exploring multiprocessor programming in python and the differences it has with multithreading and the doubt I had was regarding writing …

The Art of Space Art

Between 1952 and 1954, the Nazi rocket scientist Wernher von Braun ran a popular series in <i>Collier’s Weekly</i> called “Man Will Conquer Space Soon!”, outlining a manifest-destiny approach to space, the moon, and Mars. The articles were prescient in their analysis of how we might colonize the stars, but …

Art

150+ Useful Resources for Node.js / React Engineers

For the last 8 months I got a lot of useful links and I decided to share it. I hope you can find something interesting for you.<p>Node.js, React.js, …

JavaScript

Introduction to Redux

The hardest part on writing this tutorial is precisely how to explain what redux is in plain language. The documentation describes it as<p>Redux is a …

Databases

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Terroir is a tycoon game that takes you from vine to wine

Lots of folks enjoy a glass of good wine, but Terroir offers another way to appreciate the fruits of labor. It’s a simulation game where you can run your own vineyard. It’s developer General Interactive Co.’s debut, and it’s out now for PC and Mac.<p>Terroir features charmingly minimalistic graphics …