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How To Get Unstuck: Candid Thoughts on Getting $#!* Done

Motivation is a tricky thing. It’s hard to stay motivated, and it’s hard to find time to work on ourselves. What do we do when “just do it” doesn’t …

Motivation

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a small dropper. It was a delicate operation that had become a daily routine — extracting ever tinier doses of the antidepressant she had taken for three years, on and off, and was …

Depression

The Financial Implications of Technical Debt

Technical debt, which relates to suboptimal technology infrastructure in an organization, can actually be a huge financial burden on a business. …

Personal Finance

The Development Lead’s Guide to Understanding & Managing Time

One of the most misunderstood aspects of software development is the role of time.<p>For many development teams, the idea of measuring–or even …

Deploying your Keras model

Demo | Sourcecode<p>My colleague Gidi Shperber and I thought it would be interesting to develop a small server (or possibly a mobile app) that would use …

What to do when tech jobs go bad

No matter how many companies I go to, work eventually sucks. In the tech companies in which I’ve worked, sooner or later a similar set of problems …

Why the Architecture of Your Software Matters

Have you ever looked at a beautiful building and asked yourself, “Who would have thought of designing that?” and then followed that with, “The …

Maker vs. Manager: How Your Schedule Can Make or Break You

Consider the daily schedule of famed novelist Haruki Murakami. When he’s working on a novel, he starts his days at 4 am and writes for five or six …

Time Management

Top REST API Best Practices - Code Maze

Many giants like Facebook, Google, Github, Netflix, Amazon, and Twitter have their own REST(ful) APIs that you can access to get or even write …

Delegation As a Developer: Building the Next You

“I love me some me!” Yes, there’s more than just an ounce of truth in that statement said by the great NFL receiver Terrell Owens. Terrell loved some …

Luke Skywalker

Following the Software Architecture Career Path

I can recall a certain day in my career with remarkable clarity. I say remarkable because this happened well over a decade ago, when I was a …

Project Management

Building powerful image classification models using very little data

In this tutorial, we will present a few simple yet effective methods that you can use to build a powerful image classifier, using only very few …

Developer Burnout: How to Prevent Boredom, Blow Ups, and Other Bullsh*t

When was first hired to work for a startup, I was ecstatic.<p>Finally, I had a real shot to build something from nothing. I had the chance to get in on …

Background removal with deep learning

This post describes our work and research on the greenScreen.AI. We’ll be happy to hear thoughts and comments -On Twitter, Linkedin<p>Intro<p>Throughout …

Semantic Segmentation

Introduction<p>Semantic Segmentation of an image is to assign each pixel in the input image a semantic class in order to get a pixel-wise dense …

A Brief History of CNNs in Image Segmentation: From R-CNN to Mask R-CNN

At Athelas, we use Convolutional Neural Networks(CNNs) for a lot more than just classification! In this post, we’ll see how CNNs can be used, with …

A 2017 Guide to Semantic Segmentation with Deep Learning

July 5, 2017<p>At Qure, we regularly work on segmentation and object detection problems and we were therefore interested in reviewing the current state …

Deep Learning

Your API and View Models Should Not Reference Domain Models

If you’re organizing your application following Clean Architecture and Domain-Driven Design, with your Core domain model in one project that is …

Software Development

In Defense Of Multitasking: How To Do It The Right Way

Can’t Stop The Rush? Why Hurry Worry Is Plaguing Team Productivity

Productivity

Exploring refit, an automatic type-safe REST library for .NET Standard

I dig everything that Paul Betts does. He's a lovely person and a prolific coder. One of his recent joints is called Refit. It's a REST library for …

Software Development

The Fundamental Truth About Relationships

Lately I've been hearing a lot of complaints from my coaching clients and friends about their partners. The summary? They're finding fault -- many faults -- in them.<p>They gripe about the partner that isn't very verbally expressive, the one that is moody, the one that chews loudly, the one that bangs …

Zen

Asynchronous Programming - Easier Asynchronous Programming with the New Visual Studio Async CTP

By Eric Lippert | October 2011<p>Imagine what the world would be like if people worked the same way as computer programs:<p>Each subroutine can, of course, …

The Toxic Glorification of Working Hard

Twitter has lately been awash in ads. I don't mean the normal annoying ads, the ones promoting the latest Disney movie or some upcoming tech …

ASP.NET - Use Custom Middleware to Detect and Fix 404s in ASP.NET Core Apps

By Steve Smith | June 2016 | Get the Code<p>If you’ve ever lost something at a school or an amusement park, you may have had the good fortune of getting …

Bearer Token Authentication in ASP.NET Core

<i>This is a guest post from Mike Rousos</i><p>Introduction<p>ASP.NET Core Identity automatically supports cookie authentication. It is also straightforward to …

Building Better Entity Framework Applications

In this article, I’ll describe six principles and patterns I use when building applications that use Entity Framework (EF). All six approaches are …

Software Development

Slow the fuck down

<i>You used to take pride in how busy you were. Lately, though, you realize it’s not working as you hoped. You’re tired. You’re stressed. And, you</i> …

Time Management

WebAPI Security – Custom Authorization Filters

We're sorry, but the article you are trying to view was deleted at 23 Jul 2015.<p>Please go to the Web Services Table of Contents to view the list of …

Software Development

How 'DevOps' is Killing the Developer

There are two recent trends I really hate: DevOps and the notion of the "full-stack" developer. The DevOps movement is so popular that I may as well …