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Serverless Stack

Unit Testing

Ensemble Learning in R

(This article was first published on <b> R Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Previous research in data mining has devised numerous different …

Data Science

How I automate all of the boring parts of my job with Create React App DevOps

When you have responsibilities as one of the only designers — and possibly developer s— on your team, automation becomes your best friend.<p>At work, I …

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

Search Earth with AI eyes via powerful satellite image tool

GeoVisual Search makes it possible to search satellite images of the entire world for matching objects. And it's just the beginning.<p>Our aim is to use this data to model complex planetary systems, and this is just the first step.<p>Mark Johnson, Descartes Lab CEO

Satellites

Algoriz lets you build trading algorithms with no coding required

Traders who have an idea for a money-making algorithm have two choices: learn to code themselves, or hire a great engineer. But neither of these two options are realistic, especially for part-time traders who don’t have a large bankroll behind them.<p>Meet Algoriz, a startup participating in Y …

JavaScript — Make your Code Cleaner with Decorators

When working with JavaScript, you sometimes need to use the setTimeout function to force some piece of code to run at the next <b>tick</b>. If you are …

Master JavaScript Programming with 18 Free Open-Source Books

<b>JavaScript Books</b><p>This compilation focuses on the JavaScript language with 18 solid recommendations. There are books here for beginner, intermediate, …

How Google’s Web Crawler Bypasses Paywalls

<b>by Isoroku Yamamoto</b><p><i>Update: A newer version of the chrome extension is available here.</i><p>Wall Street Journal fixed their “paste a headline into Google …

Wall Street

mu: Soul of a tiny new machine. Track side effects in safe Assembly → More thorough tests → More malleable and rewrite-friendly software.

<i>by Stephen Malina and Kartik Agaram</i><p>Mu explores ways to turn arbitrary manual tests into reproducible automated tests. Hoped-for benefits:<p>Projects …

Torrents Time Streams Torrents In Your Browser While They Download

Torrents are a neat way to download videos, but the’re not quite as convenient as a stream. Fortunately, Torrents Time is a browser plugin that …

Software

3 hacks to legitimately steal traffic from other sites without paying a dime

What’s the #1 most important thing for your website? How much traffic you’re getting. More traffic = more customers.<p>Most sources of traffic involve some type of investment up front in order to get more targeted people to come over to your website. Example: you pay for Facebook ads up front and get …

Marketing

Soundnode

Power a Raspberry Pi Zero Over Ethernet

The Raspberry Pi Zero doesn’t have an ethernet port, but with a little hacking, Node shows off a way to power the Pi with a single dual-purpose cable …

3 Years as a One Man Startup

I’ve spent most of the past 3 years creating one language learning web-app, Readlang.<p>I wrote about my struggle to get this off the ground almost two …

the $400 Billion market hiding in plain sight

It’s not every day that you turn over a rock and find $400 Billion dollars. Nor is it every day that you’re able to invest in tools that power the …

BitBar

BitBar (by Mat Ryer - @matryer) lets you put the output from any script/program in your Mac OS X Menu Bar.<p>Download latest BitBar release - requires …

How I Created A $350 Million Software Company Knowing Nothing About Software

John Sung Kim Contributor<p>John Sung Kim is the founder of Five9 and DoctorBase (acquired by Kareo).<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>What’s Really Killing Digital Health Startups<p>I’ve always wanted to make a lot of money, have people pay a lot of attention to me and do a lot of exciting things. I just …

Meteor Meets GraphQL

We have been using GraphQL at Kadira for about four months. Everyone at Kadira loves it. We introduced Learn GraphQL online course in October, which …

Software Engineering

#OLEOutlook - bypass almost every Corporate security control with a point’n’click GUI

In this tutorial, I will show you how to embed an executable into a corporate network via email, behind the firewall(s), disguised as a Word …

As simple as a spreadsheet, as powerful as a database

Your customer spreadsheet is a mess. <br>Fieldbook can help.<p>As simple as a spreadsheet, as powerful as a database

Firefox Users Can Now Watch Netflix HTML5 Video on Windows

Netflix announced today that their HTML5 video player now supports Firefox on Windows Vista and later using Adobe’s new Primetime CDM (Content …

Software

FuckFuckAdblock

A simple userscript that acts like FuckAdBlock.js (A well known adblock detector) but always says that no adblock was detected. Just install it using …

Announcing Focus by Firefox, a Content Blocker for iOS

Today we’re pleased to announce the launch of Focus by Firefox, a free content blocker for Safari users on iOS 9 that gives users greater control of …

Firefox

Where to hate daylight saving time and where to love it

<i>tl;dr version: just scroll down and play with the map.</i>If you’re on Facebook or Twitter or really are any person in America with friends who say …

Daylight Savings Time

Alchemy: Open Source AI

Welcome to the Alchemy system! Alchemy is a software package providing a series of algorithms for statistical relational learning and probabilistic …

OpenTraffic

Get Involved<p>We are working with vehicle fleet operators, app developers, and governments to develop and operate the OpenTraffic platform. Learn how …