Larry Mills-Gahl

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New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

Machine Learning

The 13 Types Of Data

Data is a thorny subject. For a start, we’re not sure how we are supposed to refer to it, that is – data is the plural of datum. Strictly speaking we should talk about data that ‘are’ not ‘is’ available to support a theory etc. The Guardian newspaper discussed the debate here and appeared to …

Big Data

How To: Hack Wi-Fi & Networks More Easily with Lazy Script

Wi-Fi tools keep getting more and more accessible to beginners, and the LAZY script is a framework of serious penetration tools that can be explored …

White Hat

15 HTML element methods you’ve potentially never heard of

Note to self: write an intro that eases the reader into the article, rather than just jump right in.<p>For beginners<p>Let’s discuss the difference between …

Web Development

56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners

Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their go-to tips.<p>Clamping up …

Woodworking

Nikki Haley: ‘It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America’

A United Nations report condemning entrenched poverty in the United States is a “misleading and politically motivated” document about “the wealthiest and freest country in the world,” according to the Trump administration's ambassador to the world body.<p>U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley criticized the …

United Nations

Regrets in a 1-year-old React project

The JavaScript ecosystem has become scary. There are over 600,000 packages in NPM to choose from, with over 600 added every day, and the “best …

JavaScript

A Classical Math Problem Gets Pulled Into Self-Driving Cars

Long before robots could run or cars could drive themselves, mathematicians contemplated a simple mathematical question. They figured it out, then …

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and documents. This is currently only available …

Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them

You have probably noticed a flood of emails and alerts from companies in the last few weeks informing you about changes to their privacy policies.<p>Don’t ignore them.<p>Yes, there is a lot of legalese to wade through. But resist the temptation to immediately delete those emails or close the alerts right …

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

Innovation

Hello tensorflow

<b>Machine Learning (ML)</b> is the dope new thing that everyone’s talking about, because it’s really good at learning from data so that it can predict …

Internet Insecurity

Here’s the brutal truth: It doesn’t matter how much your organization spends on the latest cybersecurity hardware, software, training, and staff or whether it has segregated its most essential systems from the rest. If your mission-critical systems are digital and connected in some form or fashion …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Drill Straight and Square Holes without a Drill Press

Sure, every once in a while, you choose to intentionally drill a hole at a specific angle. Perhaps your compound joinery demands it, or you're going …

Hackers emptied Ethereum wallets by breaking the basic infrastructure of the internet

At midnight ET last night, MyEtherWallet users started noticing something odd. Connecting to the service, users were faced with an unsigned SSL certificate, a broken link in the site’s verification. It was unusual, but it’s the kind of thing web users routinely click through without thinking.<p>But …

Information Security

How to combine SSH key authentication and two-factor authentication on Linux

Jack Wallen shows you how to set up both two-factor authentication and SSH key authentication for a rock-solid remote login of your Linux …

How to master advanced React design patterns: Render Props

In Part 1 of this series we discussed how we could use compound components and static class properties to enable us to produce a readable and …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

How to Use React Context to Build a Multilingual Website Pt.1

React Context is one of the most interesting features in React 16.3.0. There had been a lot of buzz about this hot feature. In this easy tutorial, we …

How to React ⚛️

Photo by Artem Sapegin on Unsplash<i>Let’s see how learning React ⚛️ in the right order can make it less overwhelming.</i><b>NOTE: This is a cross-post from my</b> …

Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business

Online coursework is exploding across all kinds of verticals and fields of expertise — but those courses inevitably end up on platforms like Udemy, and for Ankur Nagpal, that’s really not a way to build a true business.<p>That’s why Nagpal started Teachable, a platform for experts that want to create …

Education Technology

JavaScript Testing and Debugging Tools

Think twice, cut once.<p>A paradigm that has guided software engineers and developers over the years. Planning and thinking things out before beginning …

Google and Netflix team up on Kayenta, an open-source project for automated deployment monitoring

A new open-source project from Google and Netflix aims to help other companies that want to modernize their application deployment practices but …

Open Source Software

Meditation May Put the Breaks on the Aging Process, According to Researchers

Meditation might be one of the cheapest, easiest ways to achieve a longer life.<p>Right now, we don't have a magic fountain of youth that can keep us young forever. But science is getting closer and closer to figuring out how aging works so that, in the future, "old" might be completely redefined. And …

Meditation

UC Berkeley offers its Foundations of Data Science course for free online

Berkeley's "Foundations of Data Science" boasts the fastest-growing enrollment of any course in UC Berkeley history, and now it's free on the …

Data Science

Functional Programming: Alternatives to the IF #Functional #JavaScript

A couple of times I have been asked “How would you do X in functional programming?” I absolutely love these types of questions.<p>I do my best to answer …

Programming

Explaining promises and callbacks while implementing a sorting algorithm.

April 9, 2018<p>There is a good chance that you are already using promises in your code – they are everywhere now. Have you ever considered how they …

JavaScript

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Public Speaking