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Become A Deep Learning Coder From Scratch In Under A Year

Machine learning (AKA AI) seems bizarre and complicated. It's the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of …

Machine Learning

20 JavaScript tools to blow your mind

16. Try visual regression testing with PhantomCSS<p>Every developer that’s been around for long enough has accidentally pushed a bug to production at …

JavaScript

12 Most Influential Books Every Software Engineer Needs to Read | The Curious Programmer

This is a question that I get a lot, especially from co-workers or friends that are just beginning their journey as a software craftsman. What book …

Books

Crypto Canon

Here’s a list — building on and including Chris’ last roundup — of crypto readings and resources. It’s organized from building blocks and basics; …

Blockchain

Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Cryptocurrency Is Now All in One Place

Over the past few months, I’ve written a lot of articles trying to demystify the world of cryptocurrency (from the coins themselves to blockchain to …

Cryptocurrency

What is REST?

REpresentational State Transfer<p>REST, or REpresentational State Transfer, is an architectural style for providing standards between computer systems …

Software Development

Modern CSS Explained For Dinosaurs

CSS is strangely considered both one of the easiest and one of the hardest languages to learn as a web developer. It’s certainly easy enough to get …

JavaScript

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

Data Science

Modern JavaScript Cheatsheet

Image Credits: Ahmad Awais⚡️<p>Introduction<p>Motivation<p>This document is a cheatsheet for JavaScript you will frequently encounter in modern projects and …

JavaScript

D3.js Tutorial for Interactive Data Visualization in D3.js

What are some unconventional ways of creating data visualizations?<p>When Sayf (our director of Analytics) asked this question recently – I found myself</i> …

Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half.<p>The recent news that stents inserted in patients with heart disease to keep arteries open work no better than a placebo ought to be shocking. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American patients receive stents for the …

A Front End Developer’s Guide to GraphQL | CSS-Tricks

By Peggy Rayzis On December 4, 2017 apollo, apollo graphql, graphql<p>No matter how large or small your application is, you’ll have to deal with …

Software Engineering

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

It could improve millions of lives.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a new clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet …

For The First Time, AI Can Teach Itself Any Language On Earth

A universal translator–the stuff of sci-fi legend–may be closer than we think.<p>Machine-based translation is amazing, but hundreds of millions of people on our Pale Blue Dot can’t enjoy its benefits–because their language is nowhere to be found in the translator’s pull-down menu. Now, two new …

Animating Layouts with the FLIP Technique | CSS-Tricks

By David Khourshid On November 27, 2017<p>User interfaces are most effective when they are intuitive and easily understandable to the user. Animation …

Angular Playground – Developing and Running Components in a Sandbox!

Scenario-Driven Development (SDD) – a term I’d heard little about until my friend Justin Couto encouraged me to check out his team’s Angular …

JavaScript

How We Started Sharing Code as a Team – Bits and Pieces

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>hackernoon.com</i> <i>on October 24, 2017</i><p><i>How we built Bit so that we can easily share code from any repo and project, install it with</i> …

Software Development

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How.

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Artificial Intelligence

server.js for Node.js

Powerful server for Node.js that just works so <b>you can focus on your awesome project</b>:<p>Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve …

JavaScript

Want to know how Deep Learning works? Here’s a quick guide for everyone

Once you’ve read this article, you will understand the basics of AI and ML. More importantly, you will understand how Deep Learning, the most popular …

Machine Learning

This site uses machine learning to enhance your low-res photos for free

We’ve recently seen a number of interesting approaches to improving low-resolution images using machine learning, including ones from researchers at Google, and at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. Now, you can try an AI-powered enhancing tool for yourself with just a couple of …

Machine Learning

Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools

This post Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools appeared first on CloudTweaks Connected CloudTweaks.Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

Essential Vanilla JavaScript Functions

Some of the missing functions in JavaScript in vanilla form (inspired by PHP). You can just try it as a programming practice.<p>Remove duplicates from …

CxJS Helps You Build Complete JavaScript Applications with Ease

JavaScript-based applications are used for everything from small websites all the way up to enterprise-level CRM interfaces. They’ve become an …

Web Design

FRETX Helps You Learn Guitar in Record Time: $70 (Orig. $110)

Many of us would like to play the guitar, but can never find the time for lessons. With the FRETX Smart Guitar Learning Device, you can learn basic chords and get instant feedback whenever you pick up your instrument. Right now, the device is just <b>$70</b> (Orig. $110) at 9to5Toys Specials.<p>FRETX raised …

Guitar

Learn to make your JavaScript accessible

'You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!' were the immortal words from Charlie Crocker (aka Michael Caine) in The Italian Job. They also …

JavaScript

4 tips for retaining strong-typing in tests with TypeScript

So I'm going to be honest, testing with TypeScript whilst trying to maintain strong typing can be a bit of a challenge. Still, the benefits in terms …

12 cool things you can do with GitHub

I can’t for the life of me think of an intro, so…<p>#1 Edit code on GitHub.com<p>I’m going to start with one that I <i>think</i> most people know (even though I …

Creating Progressive Web Apps Using Angular

Progressive web applications are the new <b>standard</b> in this modern era of web development. They’re pure web applications built with the very web …

Top 8 UX Design and Research Techniques for Your Next Website Redesign

UX designers, UX research, UX web design – what is exactly implied by these terms? No doubt, you have wondered about it, and probably more than once …

UX Design