Mark Weathers

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Fibonacci Hashing: The Optimization that the World Forgot (or: a Better Alternative to Integer Modulo)

I recently posted a blog post about a new hash table, and whenever I do something like that, I learn at least one new thing from my comments. In my …

Mathematics

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Computer Hardware

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

Introduction to the Python Coding Style

Python as a scripting language is quite simple and compact. Compared to other languages, you only have a relatively low number of keywords to …

Python Programming

Mike Meru Has $1 Million in Student Loans. How Did That Happen?

DRAPER, Utah—Mike Meru, a 37-year-old orthodontist, made a big investment in his education. As of Thursday, he owed $1,060,945.42 in student loans.<p>Mr. Meru pays only $1,589.97 a month—not enough to cover the interest, so his debt from seven years at the University of Southern California grows by …

College & University

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

The Brain

Beginner's Guide to Jupyter Notebooks for Data Science (with Tips, Tricks!)

We use cookies on Analytics Vidhya websites to deliver our services, analyze web traffic, and improve your experience on the site. By using Analytics …

Data Science

What’s new for the Web — Google I/O 2018

Google finished up wrapping it’s annual conference for Developers, the Google I/O 2018. While you may not have the time to go through all the …

Web Development

The Arlo Skye Carry-On Gets Me Compliments Everywhere I Go

The brand's aluminum roller is a real looker—and it's worth the investment.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>My thoughts on carry-on bags, for a large portion of my life, could be summed up with a …

Louis Vuitton

Basic Database Interaction-Python

I recently had a project, where I needed to create references to one collection in another collection. Referencing databases or collections is a …

Databases

Modifying the Python object model

By <b>Jake Edge</b><br>May 16, 2018<p>At the 2018 Python Language Summit, Carl Shapiro described some of the experiments that he and others at Instagram did to look …

The US’s broken immigration system is helping two Kentucky Universities enroll thousands of students

By day, Swamy works full-time as a software developer in New York City. Late at night and over the weekends he’s a full-time university student, taking courses online. The main reason he does both is, as he puts it, “so that I can keep working in the US.”<p>For the past two and half years, Swamy has …

College & University

How to protect your router and Wi-Fi from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Cyber-attacks

Pluralsight prices its IPO at $15 per share, raising over $300M

Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning.<p>Pluralsight offers software development courses, specifically ones targeting employees that …

Venture Capital

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.May 2018)

For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 1,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (1% chance).<p>Topics in this …

Introducing Semplice 4: Packed with New Features that you will love

Semplice is a product that I personally love and use for my own online portfolio. For those who don't know what Semplice is, well it's simply a …

Morpholio Trace sketch CAD app lets you automatically calculate and label area size with iOS

Morpholio Trace, a popular and highly rated sketch CAD app is receiving an update today with a major new feature, Smart Fill.<p>Morpholio Trace is geared to be useful for a wide range of users. From architects to designers, interior designers to illustrators, or just those looking to get started. The …

Got An Old Version Of 7-Zip? Update Now For A Free Speed Boost

Image: Vasilijus / Pixabay<p>There's not much competition when it comes to compression utilities: 7-Zip is king of the hill. If you have it installed, …

Adobe now offers Creative Cloud to K-12 students for only $5 per year

Adobe has just announced that beginning May 15, 2018, Adobe Creative Cloud will be available to K-12 students for $4.99 per license, per year. Using …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

These are the 64 startups unveiled at Y Combinator W18 Demo Day 2

Microbiome therapeutics, Photoshop for augmented reality, and cancer treatments were some of the ideas presented at Day 2 of startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Winter 2018 Demo Day. YC is increasingly using its massive class size (141 startups this time around) to fund especially risky frontier …

Google’s Project Fi is the best cellphone plan you’re not using

Google has a solution for everyone who is tired of seeing astronomical cell phone bills at the end of each month. Launched in 2015, Project Fi is an …

Telecoms

Duolingo data shows this is the fastest way to learn a new language

Language-learning app Duolingo recently combed through a mountain of user data to find the best times each day to practice a foreign language. Its findings were published today at <i>Quartz</i>.<p>The findings essentially mirrored a 2016 study that showed the positive effect on sleep between practice …

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Python Top 45 Tutorials for the Past Year (v.2018)

If you’re looking for..<p>Open Source Python Projects of the Year (avg. 4,078 ⭐️): Click here<br>• Machine Learning Top Articles of the Year: Click here<p><i>(The</i> …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Apple’s battery replacement for iPhones: Price, who is eligible and everything else to know

Apple is now replacing batteries for older iPhones like iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE and the iPhone 7 at a discounted price. Here's everything to …

Mobile Technology