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Introduction to Functional Programming in Python

Most of us have been introduced to Python as an <b>object-oriented</b> language; a language exclusively using classes to build our programs. While classes, …

Python Programming

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

How to Build an In-House Data Science Team From Scratch

Technology tends to favor teams that have a firm grasp on data and analytics, and you can create one from scratch.<p>At a recent tech conference I …

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How | Inc.com

Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners at their Silicon Valley headquarters and $120,000 in funding in exchange for 7% of their equity.<p>Started in …

Startups

Demystifying the PageRank Algorithm

PageRank is arguably the most widely-utilized and influential algorithm in our modern day - chances are you use it tens of times every single day. In …

Data Mining the 2016 Presidential Campaign Finance Data

So you just got yourself a brand new dataset.<p>Now what? <br>How do you prepare a dataset for machine learning? <br>Where do you even begin?<p>This post is an …

Build your .NET desktop app for Windows

• 12/20/2017<br>• 3 minutes to read<p><b>VSTS | TFS 2018 | TFS 2017.2</b><p>Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) provide a highly …

Weekly Programming Challenge #7

Implementing a B+ Tree<p>I’m a sucker for data structures. One of my favorite things is to dig into a new (to me) data structure and try to implement …

Building Recommender Systems using Photon ML | LinkedIn Engineering

On Aug. 15, 2016, the Machine Learning Algorithm team at LinkedIn gave a hands-on tutorial on how to build recommender systems using our recently …

Machine Learning

Newly proposed rules for foreign entrepreneurs will help some, but not all, found U.S. startups

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an office under the Department of Homeland Security, put forward a proposal today that would allow the U.S. Government to offer parole (temporary permission to be in the country) to foreign entrepreneurs starting their businesses in the United States. …

Startups

Visual Studio's most useful (and underused) tips

There was a cool comment in my last blog post (one of many, as always, the comments > the content).Btw, "until I realized that the Solution Explorer …

Software

How have you successfully implemented MessageBox.Show() functionality in MVVM?

I've got a WPF application <b>which calls MessageBox.Show() way back in the ViewModel</b> (to check if the user really wants to delete). <i>This actually works</i>, …

Scalable data science with R

R is among the top five data science tools in use today according O’Reilly research; the latest kdnuggets survey puts it in first, and IEEE Spectrum …

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Tasks and Task Parallel Library (TPL) : Multi-threading made easy

Introduction<p>It had been really long since Tasks got released as part of .Net framework class library (FCL) as a wrapper over thread-pool threads. Now …

Deep Learning Algorithm Automatically Colorizes Photos

This is one of those sites you're going to want to try yourself. Take any black and white image, feed it to the algorithm, and watch as it spits out …

Machine Learning

6 assumptions that will kill your mobile app design

User interactions have evolved so rapidly during the last few years that designers can barely keep up—making it tempting to use interaction design techniques from other media (or even legacy app design) when we build mobile applications.<p>In reality, it’s important to remember that our interaction …

An absolute beginner’s guide to machine learning, deep learning, and AI

Meet Samantha. She’s your friendly assistant from 2025. She sorts your mail, sets up your meetings, and orders groceries. She paints and writes …

Ideation for Android developers - how to dream up the next big app

It’s easy to advise people to take up coding, or to become developers. It’s even relatively easy to teach them to set up Android Studio, code in Java, or design a great UX. The problem though, is that none of this is going to be much use if you don’t also have an idea for the app you want to make …

Creativity

9 Places To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

Is Functional Programming really slow?

There is a widespread understanding that functional programming produces lower performance. After all, several factors key to the concept have …