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India could become the first digital, cashless society

It's called India Stack.<p><b>The Foundations of a New Financial System</b><p>Before 2009, half of all Indians didn't have any form of identification, not even a birth certificate.<p>Without a form of identification, citizens couldn't access services like banking, insurance, or even get a driver's license. As …

India

The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

The reality of automating customer service chat with AI today

Of all the fields in the chatbot-crazed world, customer service is one of the prime targets for automation. virtual customer agents (customer service-focused bots, or VCAs) are intelligent systems able to understand what users ask via chat and to provide them with adequate answers. In the context …

Chatbots

Let’s Learn: Higher Order Components and WebSockets

Redux offers a way to subscribe to updates in state by using connect and Provider. This lets us create dumb components that only focus on presenting …

🌟 Introducing Dash 🌟

Create Reactive Web Apps in pure Python<p>Dash is a Open Source Python library for creating reactive, Web-based applications. Dash started as a public …

Machine Learning with JavaScript : Part 1

And you thought it wasn’t easy<p><i>This is Part 1 of the ongoing series</i> Machine Learning with JavaScript<i>. Here’s</i> Part 2.<p>JAVASCRIPT?! Shouldn’t I be using …

I thought I knew JavaScript …

<i>… until I failed a technical interview I thought I aced!</i><p>The first time I got in touch with JavaScript was when it was still cool to use ViewSource to …

What is the Design Process?

<b>We want to see your design process.</b><br>— Said every interviewer, their voices echoing into the abyss.<p>A d<i>esign process</i> defines every designer’s journey to …

SQL Notebook

SQL Notebook is a free Windows app for <b>exploring and manipulating tabular data</b>. It is powered by a supercharged SQLite engine, supporting both …

Nvidia's slightly terrifying Metropolis platform paves the way for smarter cities

Nvidia has a vision for the city of the future, and it takes the always-on surveillance we're becoming accustomed to and pushes it to whole new …

SitePoint is the ultimate learn-how-to-code strategy

You may be aware of sites like <b>Udemy</b> that offer online courses to make you better at doing the things you’re interested in. However, if you’re interested in programming, then SitePoint is probably a <b>better option</b> for you.<p>If you were to take the learn-how-to-code route through Udemy’s model, you’ll …

Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies

Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video …

How I went from zero to San Francisco software engineer in 12 months

One year ago, I was working part-time as a route setter at a rock climbing gym in Tennessee. Today I’m working as a software engineer at a cyber-security startup in San Francisco.<p>My journey to this point has been unforgettable and life-changing. And yet as challenging as everything was, I think …

San Francisco

GitHub Pages and Single-Page Apps

<i>This post originally appeared on my personal blog.</i><p>Single-Page Apps (SPAs) are all the rage right now. They make it extremely easy to build …

Moments That Changed the World: Pictures

Design principle: Aesthetics – UX Collective

Now that we know a bit more about aesthetic design, let’s look at why it matters.<p>Why aesthetic design matters?<p>Not long ago user were expecting only …

These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible

A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which haven’t been seen in over …

The Industrial Design Prototyping Process, Part 1: Ideation and Sketching

Follow along with veteran ID'er Eric Strebel as he creates a mobile solar power charging device<p>This is an eight-part series by industrial designer …

Turn a “Bad” Raw File into an Awesome Image with These Simple Lightroom Tips (VIDEO)

The Swiss photographer known as “Yuri Fineart” specializes in shooting landscapes and he offers weekly tutorials on using Lightroom to improve all …

322 sq. ft. transformer apartment has folding walls & underfloor closet

In the hopes of making a dent in the growing affordable housing crisis, micro-apartments are now popping up in North American metropolises like New …

Honda Miimo is an adorable Roomba for your lawn

If you've always been too lazy to mow your lawn, there's finally a Honda-branded robot that will do it for you.<p>The Miimo is Honda's robotic lawnmower. It can do the job entirely on its own, within a defined area. That mow-friendly patch is defined by installing a boundary wire either underground or …

This mirror-based digital butler could make you feel like Iron Man

Smart home assistants are becoming more useful, but there's something missing from our AI hubs from Amazon and Google. Sure, it's fun to call up …

20 Best Responsive Menu CSS Snippets

This article contains an excellent collection of responsive menu CSS snippets which will automatically adapt to any screen size, regardless if it’s a …

Web Design

20 Best UX Patterns Tutorials

Are you a UX designer looking forward to creating professional-looking designs or just wanting to learn more about user experience? This amazing …

UX Design

This 6-Axis Robot Arm Can 3D Print Fiberglass Composites

A team of architects and engineers at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy have unveiled Atropos, a six-axis robotic arm capable of printing continuous …

Program with Robot Operating System for Smooth Servo Movement

Robot Operating System (ROS) is an open source robotics platform that helps your robot visualize the world, map and navigate it, and perform physical interactions using state-of-the-art algorithms. If you want to build a complex robot, chances are there is some ROS code already available to help …

How to Diversify Your Sketching Style

Designer Sophie Horton Jones learns some valuable sketch tips via the Core77 discussion boards<p>The Core77 discussion board is a great place not only …

How to Annotate and Document UX Deliverables

You just won a big new piece of work. The schedule is tight and so is the budget. Luckily, the project proposal defined the deliverables and …

UX Design
Web Design

5 major technologies killed by Silicon Valley in 2016

At MIT Technology Review we try to keep you informed as new technologies and products emerge. But just as important as the new things that are born are the old things that die. And in 2016, we saw several high-profile tech ideas die in Silicon Valley.