Mark Hendrickson

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Cloud Maturity Brings Efficiency Focus

As cloud reaches more mature adoption levels in many organizations, those at the leading edge are starting to hit the same issues we’ve seen with other technologies. Early adoption is driven by a major change in value, so the cost side of things often gets less attention.<p>As processes mature, well …

Big Data

The 19 Coolest ‘Star Wars’ Lego Sets Money Can Buy

Lego has made over 425 'Star Wars' sets since 'Phantom Menace' hit theaters in 1999. These are the best 19.<p><i>Star Wars</i> toys first hit store shelves in …

Lego

The Naive Bayes Algorithm in Python with Scikit-Learn

When studying Probability & Statistics, one of the first and most important theorems students learn is the Bayes' Theorem. This theorem is the …

Data Science

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

Goodbye Microservices: From 100s of problem children to 1 superstar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that microservices is the architecture <i>du jour</i>. Coming of age alongside this trend, …

Software Development

How to fix reinforcement learning

<i>This piece is the second in a two-part series, starting with</i> Why Reinforcement Learning is Flawed.<p>In part 1, we have already set up our board game …

Machine Learning

Mozart on how to unlock your inner creative genius

In 1787, one of history’s most prolific and influential music composers had just arrived in Prague for a second time.<p>Over the next few days, Wolfgang …

Creativity

Building general purpose blockchain

towards blockchain solution for any micro service ecosystems<p>As I have spent some time playing and working with blockchain solutions, at some point I …

Blockchain

10 Common Git Problems and How to Fix Them

I originally wrote this article for Codementor in October 2014. It should have something for everyone, from fairly new git users to experienced …

Software Development

An Introduction to Queuing Theory

The mathematical study of waiting in line<p><b>Queuing theory</b> is the mathematical study of queuing, or waiting in lines. Queues contain <b>customers</b> (or …

Mathematics

Dancing with OAuth: a step by step guide

<i>This post was originally published in freeCodeCamp</i><p>Most of the times I try to learn something new and put it into practice, I quickly start to feel …

Software Development

Why Node.js is More Important than You Think

High Performance Web DevelopmentNode enables you to build fast, scalable web applications capable of handling a huge number of simultaneous …

JavaScript

Keras or PyTorch as your first deep learning framework

<b>So, you want to learn deep learning? Whether you want to start applying it to your business, base your next side project on it, or simply gain</b> …

Deep Learning

Installing Ubuntu 18.04 along with Windows 10 (Dual Boot Installation) for Deep Learning

A short Guide to installing Ubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 10 on your PC.<p>Pre-Setup<p>It is highly recommended that you backup your important files …

Linux

Take Control of Cable TV!

By late 2017, Lisa and Ken Sharp had finally had enough of their $180-per-month Verizon Fios bill. And with college tuition for their two daughters …

Sling TV

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

Cryptocurrency

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

What You Should Know Before Deploying SQL Server in a Public Cloud

Among the concerns is the increased risk and complexity associated with running SQL Server in any public cloud, where high-availability (HA) …

SQL Servers

How to install nextCloud 13 on Ubuntu 18.04

Jack Wallen walks you through the process of installing nextCloud 13 on the Ubuntu 18.04 server platform.<p>We've covered nextCloud plenty of times here …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

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

Git Without Fear for Human Beings

If you work at a development team like I do, you know that git becomes part of your daily life more than any single programming language.<p>There are …

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

Python Generators Tutorial

Python generators are a powerful, but misunderstood tool. They're often treated as too difficult a concept for beginning programmers to learn — …

Python Programming

How to use Visual Studio Code

Psssst! I’m working on a Vue.js course. Stay in the loop, sign up here!🔥<p>Editors are a strange beast. Some people defend their editor choice …

Time to “Hello, World”: VMs vs. containers vs. PaaS vs. FaaS

By Dmytro Melnyk, Product Marketing Manager<br>Do you want to build applications on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) but have no idea where to start? That was …

Google Cloud Platform

Harvard Genius Offers 4 Reasons Startups Can't Grow

Most startups can't grow enough to survive, Harvard Business School professor Tom Eisenmann knows why.<p>What do the most successful entrepreneurs have in common? People like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg have demonstrated the ability to turn an idea into a large, publicly-traded company -- and keep …

Harvard Business School

Must know Information Theory concepts in Deep Learning (AI)

Information theory is an important field that has made significant contribution to deep learning and AI, and yet is unknown to many. Information …

Microsoft reportedly wants to acquire GitHub

Microsoft has reportedly been in talks to acquire code repository GitHub, according to Business Insider. GitHub received a valuation of $2 billion following the closure of a $250 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital in 2015.<p>Conversations about a potential acquisition have taken place for …

Maserati: 'It May Look Like We Are Targeting Tesla: We Are'

Maserati isn’t even trying to hide its ambitions — it’s out to get Tesla.<p>Its weapon of choice: the full-electric Alfieri sportscar, with a top speed …