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Benchmarks: Teach Yourself Python in Less than Four Months, Part II

In the first post of this series, I developed a self-study time table for beginner Python programmers, using MIT's free online Introduction to …

What's the Best Programming Language to Learn in 2015? — SitePoint

I’ve been following programming language statistics for several years. There are a number of data sources including code repositories, Q&A …

Integrate Your Favorite YouTube Channels with JavaScript

Posted on 02/11/15 | Programming Theory, Web Development<p>Like me you probably have several YouTube channels that you like to follow. Maybe you enjoy …

Social Media

Python: Getting Started with Data Analysis

Analysis with Programming has recently been syndicated to Planet Python. And as a first post being a contributing blog on the said site, I would like …

Watching People Code Could Be The Next Big Thing

Twitch made streaming video games into a hugely popular phenomenon, so what could be next big livestreaming thing? Perhaps it’s watching other people code.<p>An emerging trend appears to be live streams in which viewers can tune in to watch people code things like Minecraft servers, writing a compiler …

Making a Single Page App Without a Framework

The idea behind single page applications (SPA) is to create a smooth browsing experience like the one found in native desktop apps. All of the …

Web Development

Python for Android Tutorial #6 – Saving and reading user data

Welcome!<p>This is the sixth post about mobile development with Python.<p>In this post, we’ll see how to save and read user data with Kivy. It’s compatible …

Python Programming

Real time Drone object tracking using Python and OpenCV | Terra Incognita

After flying this past weekend (together with Gabriel and Leandro) with Gabriel’s drone (which is an handmade APM 2.6 based quadcopter) in our town …

Retiring Python as a Teaching Language

For the last ten years, my standard advice to someone looking for a programming language to teach beginners has been start with Python. And now I'm …

It's Not The Algorithms; It's The Information!

What is it that makes big data so powerful and exciting… such a big deal, you might say? In my opinion, it’s because of the two kinds of <i>new information</i> that big data can provide: It’s usually either information that was not available at all before, or the information is at a level of detail not …

Big Data

How to code in a more functional style in Java?

This question already has an answer here:<p>Is Functional Programming possible in Java? [closed] 8 answers<p>I code Java for at least 5 years now and I …

A Flood Of Medical Millionaires

<b>It has probably never been a better time to be a healthcare entrepreneur. Aside from being able to have a significant clinical impact, a considerable number of these healthcare entrepreneurs are likely to become medical millionaires.</b><p>The world of healthcare is rapidly transforming. New technologies …

Entrepreneurship

The secret philosophy of language: Searching for the origins of human thought

Since the time of Socrates and Plato, humans have pondered the origin of our words. Now we’re closer to an answer<p>How did all the various things in the world get their names?<p>And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought <i>them</i> unto Adam to …

Columbia University

AI program can beat any human in a poker game

A team of software developers and poker researchers from the University of Alberta have developed a program that can completely demolish their fellow humans in a game of <i>Texas Hold 'em</i>. They named the artificial intelligence "Cepheus," and it's <i>so</i> good, the developers say you could play against it …