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7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

Programming

Microsoft launches AI and entry-level software development courses

Microsoft today launched two new courses in its online education program for developers: an entry-level software development class and an AI course for more advanced developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning.<p>It’s no secret that there aren’t enough data scientists and machine …

Software

Microsoft now offers public courses for building AI skills

Microsoft has added an AI track to its Professional Program courses. The track is open to the public and is comprised of nine online courses -- each of which take eight to 16 hours to complete -- as well as a final project. "The program provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to …

15 Ways to Improve Your Mixes

500<p>SHARES<p>Hello!<p>Since this is a "session" blog, I thought we'd better review a few mixing basics. We all do a certain amount of home recording, and …

These Guitar Apps Will Teach You to Shred Like Slash

Mastering the guitar is a classic fantasy. But if you’re wary of hiring a teacher who’ll only show you the simplest chords while reminiscing about the time he opened for Sugar Ray, consider going digital. This might be the best time in history to learn (or relearn) the instrument from home. Whether …

Guitar

Learn to Solo in Just Five Minutes

773<p>SHARES<p>Some of you might recognize guitarist Steve Stine; after all, we've been running his lessons at GuitarWorld.com for years, first via …

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard

1.3K<p>SHARES<p>Here's is an unorthodox method of memorizing scales using the common three-note-per-string shapes we often employ during runs.<p>Let’s say …

Electric Guitar

Three Sides to Solo Guitar

Armed with a strong melody and an understanding of simple harmony, you can effortlessly move from ethereal to swinging arrangements.

Electric Guitar

What is the most popular language for machine learning?

When it comes to machine learning and data science, there are so many language options to choose from. Data scientist Jean-Francois Puget does some …

Machine Learning

Guitar Essentials: Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Gabriel Pollard | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped)</b><p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play …

Toyota chief shifts gear, to boost electric vehicle division | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday appointed its president to lead their newly formed electric car division, flagging its commitment to develop a technology that the automaker has been slow to embrace.<p>Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda speaks during their joint news conference …

Tesla

BMW, Ford, Audi, Daimler, and Porsche Team up to Build Charging Network Across Europe

Europe should have 400 ultra-fast charging sites by 2020 using the globally accepted Combined Charging System standard.<p>Currently (no pun intended), there are three electric charging standards:<p>Tesla uses its Superchargers, the Japanese and the French use the CHAdeMO network while the rest of the …

7 high-paying jobs for people who love music

We combed through the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database that compiles detailed information on hundreds of jobs, to find positions with a median annual salary of over $50,000 that require knowledge of the theory and techniques needed to compose, produce, and …

Six Charts Show Why No One Is Talking About Climate Change

The spiral of silence<p>If you’re like the average American, you are probably worried to some degree about climate change. But odds are you don’t spend a lot of time talking about it. At least that’s what the data show.<p>Social scientists disagree about why this is the case, but a new report from Yale …

Luxury automakers to Tesla: We're coming for you

The message from Dieter Zetsche was clear.<p>Shortly after the Daimler chairman unveiled Mercedes-Benz's concept electric SUV at the Paris Motor Show …

Electric Vehicles

Mercedes' Tesla killer is coming in 2019 — here's everything we know about it

Mercedes-Benz just made a huge move to take on Tesla.<p>The German automaker unveiled its all-electric SUV concept at the Paris Motor Show Thursday, and with a competitive price tag and solid range potential, it's poised to become a big competitor in the EV space.<p>Scroll down for a closer look:

Car Makers Rev Up Push Into Electric Vehicles

Two-dozen new models to debut at Paris Auto Show<p>PARIS—Elon Musk has long had the stage to himself as he championed zero-emission vehicles, and his upstart company, Tesla Motors Inc., became the touchstone for battery-powered cars.<p>When nearly half a million Tesla fans paid $1,000 each this spring to …

Electric Vehicles

Interest in electric vehicles accelerates at the Paris Motor Show

The Paris Motor Show kicked off today, with leading carmakers displaying their latest designs and technology.<p>A big trend at the show this year is …

Auto Shows

Solar Supporters: Florida's Amendment 1 Is a 'Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'

By Sean Gallagher<p>Three cheers for solar in Florida! Amendment 4 officially passed on Aug. 30. We found the magic policy lever and now Floridians will …

Visualizing the Warmest August in 136 Years : Earth Matters : Blogs

August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at …

Mash Methods – Pt. 2: Batch Sparge vs. No Sparge | exBEERiment Results!

Author: Jake Huolihan A method that has seemed to experience a bump in popularity over the last few years, perhaps as a result of the growth of the …

Liquor

Building a craft brewery basics: Some questions to ask yourself

Permits, local regulations and certification play a big part in the brewery business. Keep up to date with your local and federal laws around brewing …

How to steal any developer's local database

If you’re reading this and you’re a software developer, you’re probably running some services locally. Redis, Memcached, and Elasticsearch are …

Information Security

Facebook has released AI code that can help machines to 'see'

The Silicon Valley social media giant hopes that open sourcing its machine vision algorithms will help to accelerate developments in the field.<p>The code dump, announced in a Facebook blog on Thursday, includes three data sets: DeepMask, SharpMask, and MultiPathNet.<p>"Together, they have enabled FAIR's …

Ford’s all-electric ‘Model E’ is planned for the spring of 2019

Ford’s Model E is the reason why Tesla’s Model 3 is marketed with the ‘3’ stylized as 3 horizontal lines. Model E was Elon Musk’s first choice for the name of the vehicle, but Ford owned the trademark even though they haven’t used it for a long time.<p>Ford threatened to sue over the naming scheme and …

Mercedes-Maybach just unveiled a stunning concept car to rival Tesla

On display at Monterey Car Week, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is first concept car to carry the Maybach name since the historic ultraluxury moniker was resurrected last year.<p>"Our sensational coupe, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, represents the ultimate in contemporary luxury. It is hot and cool," …

The best apps for guitar players

On the most recent App Factor Podcast we talked about music creation with special guest Victor Cajiao.Guitar playing has always been a huge part of …

How to make an app: six things to consider

Small business owners who have gone through the process of creating an app share some tips and pointers on how to make it work.<p>1. Ask yourself if you really need to make one<p>“The secret to making an app is not necessarily to add functionality, but to continue the functionality you have in your …

Apps