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Converting Unsearchable PDF Files (aka PDF scans) to Raw Text Using Command Line Tools `convert` and `tesseract`

Often, one gets a PDF file that is a scan of a book or text, which cannot be searched (boo!). A good (but not perfect) solution is to use Optical …

Command-line

One-Lin3r - Gives you one-liners that aids in penetration testing operations

One-Lin3r is simple and light-weight framework inspired by the web-delivery module in Metasploit.<br>It consists of various one-liners that aids in …

Forensics

Cheat Sheet of Machine Learning and Python (and Math) Cheat Sheets

<i>If you like this article, check out another by Robbie:</i><i><br>My Curated List of AI and Machine Learning Resources</i><p>There are many facets to Machine Learning. …

12 Python Resources for Data Science

About 8,300 articles related to Python have been posted on Data Science Central, according to Google. Below is a small sample -- the 12 most useful …

Data Science

Machine learning comes to your browser via JavaScript

There’s now a JavaScript library for executing neural networks inside a webpage, using the hardware-accelerated graphics API available in modern web …

Simple note taking from the command line

This is a simple function that can be called from the command line, just like if it was a regular command. It is a quick way of taking notes and …

Test Internet Speed from Command Line on Windows, Mac and Linux

In order to test our broadband speed, we generally visit online speed testing sites like Speedtest.net or Fast.com, however there are many a times we …

Linux

What is a multi-tenant system?

<i>This post was first posted on my blog</i><p>It is no coincidence that designers of software systems are called architects. Software architects have borrowed …

Databases

How to get octal file permissions on Linux/Unix command line

I am a new Linux command line user. How do I find file permissions in octal format such as 0644 from the bash command line running on a Linux or Unix …

Linux

Adding a Simple GUI to Linux shell scripts with kdialog

Shell scripts are incredibly useful things. They allow you to do something as basic as creating an easy command to replace a more difficult one with …

Linux

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles For The Past Month.

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,200 articles posted in November 2016 about machine learning, deep learning and AI. (0.8% chance)</i><p>“Today, you …

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Artificial Intelligence

The Two Paths from Natural Language Processing to Artificial Intelligence

Why isn’t Siri smarter? AI has accelerated in recent years, especially with deep learning, but current chatbots are an embarrassment. Computers still …

Big Data, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Command Line Tools

Keep those hands on the keyboard! We can do a lot on OSX and Linux without touching a mouse or GUI. Awesome command line tools for *N*X derivatives …

Introduction to TensorFX

TensorFX is an end to end application framework to simplifies machine learning with TensorFlow - both training models and using them for prediction. …

Machine Learning

Applying Gaussian Naïve Bayes Classifier in Python: Part One

<b>N</b>aïve Bayes classifier is one of the most effective machine learning algorithms implemented in machine learning projects and distributed MapReduce …

Full-text mining of MIT thesis content: Help us experiment

Curious about text mining? So are we! The MIT Libraries is exploring what a text mining service for our thesis collection could look like. What does …

MIT

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Control Centre With MAKE And OpenHAB (video)

If you are interested in learning more about home automation and would like to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen command centre …

Remotely Control Your Fireplace With Google Home and a Raspberry Pi

If you have a fireplace that can be controlled remotely, why not use your voice to turn it on? With a little Raspberry Pi magic, you can turn on your …

Google Home

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

Training CMU Sphinx Speech Recognition

Notes on Distributed Systems for Young Bloods

I’ve been thinking about the lessons distributed systems engineers learn on the job. A great deal of our instruction is through scars made by …

Sed by example, Part 2

Common threads<p>How to further take advantage of the UNIX text editor<p>Daniel Robbins<br>Published on October 01, 2000<p>Content series:<p>This content is part # …

How to quickly audit a Linux system from the command line

For a deep penetrating scan of your Linux servers and desktops, turn to the Lynis auditing tool. Check out how to install and use Lynis.<p>Every system …

Top 30 SSH shenanigans

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network. The best known example …

Linux

How to monitor progress of Linux commands using PV and Progress utilities

Consider a scenario wherein you have just started copying a very large file from your pen drive to your Linux system through the command line. Given …

Linux

Introducing the GitHub Load Balancer

At GitHub we serve billions of HTTP, Git and SSH connections each day. To get the best performance we run on bare metal hardware. Historically one of …

DevOps

Edward – Composing Random Variables

API and Documentation<p>Composing Random Variables<p>Core to Edward’s design is compositionality. Compositionality enables fine control of modeling, where …

Deep Learning

5 open source dashboard tools for visualizing data

Trying to communicate lots of complex data points quickly? Use one of these open source dashboard tools.

Data Visualization

U.S. government launches Code.gov to showcase its open-source software

The White House today is announcing the launch of Code.gov, a website that shows off U.S. government open-source projects and offers relevant resources for government agencies. By launching this site the White House is hoping to improve public access to the government’s software and encourage the …

Open Source Software