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15 Quotes To Inspire You To Greatness in 2014

Sometimes we need an extra push to follow our dreams in the new year. Great quotes can inspire us, motivate us, and help us get through hard times. In 2014, it’s time to take your career to a whole new level.<p>No more making excuses for why you can’t go after your dream job or the title you know you …

A Coder, a Programmer, a Hacker, a Developer, and a Computer Scientist walk into a Venn Diagram

January 5, '14 Comments [55] Posted in Musings<p>Sponsored By<p>A friend recently said: "I want to learn how to code. How and where do I start?"<p>I want to …

Web Servers

Amazing visions of the future in 2013

Some of the most impressive glimpses of what the future may hold unveiled in 2013, from a lab-grown burger to a balloon that can bring wi-fi to the world’s remotest spots.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in design and architecture<p>The year in …

Heavy Metal

Researchers build pattern-recognition model that acts like a human

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Jose-Luis Olivares / MIT<p>A trio of MIT researchers has developed a machine learning model that might help humans make …

Little's Law, Scalability and Fault Tolerance: The OS is your bottleneck (and what you can do about it)

February 04, 2014<p>By Ron<p><i>Little’s Law helps us determine the maximum request rate a server can handle. When we apply it, we find that the dominating</i> …

JavaScript Patterns

A JavaScript pattern and antipattern collection that covers function patterns, jQuery patterns, jQuery plugin patterns, design patterns, general …

Computer Chips That Work Like a Brain Are Coming — Just Not Yet

Google is building its very own artificial brain using tens of thousands of computers, hoping to improve stuff like voice and image search. And …

App that turns smartphones into accurate 3D scanners is in development

Two-dimensional images are so last century. Researchers from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology are working to add the third dimension to images taken with regular smartphone cameras.<p>The research team developed a technology that makes highly accurate 3D scanning as simple as recording a …

3D Printing

This Portable Blowtorch Uses Only Water As Fuel

UK-based researchers say their new system is safer and cooler than other gas-fueled metal-melters.<p>Researchers from ITM Power, a UK-based clean energy company, say their new blowtorch prototype produces fire using only water as fuel. The electrolyser system turns hydrogen and oxygen gases from water …

Portable

The Nature of Code

Chapter 10. Neural Networks<p>“You can’t process me with a normal brain.” — Charlie Sheen<p>We’re at the end of our story. This is the last official …

Deep Learning

DNS: The Good Parts

My book <b>Mastering Modern Payments</b> is out now!<br>Integrate Stripe into your Rails app in no time flat. Payments, subscriptions, marketplaces, and more …

Information Security

Jealous of PRISM? Use "Amazon 1 Button" Chrome extension to sniff all HTTPS websites!

<b>tldr:</b> Insecure browser addons may leak all your encrypted SSL traffic, exploits included<p>So, Snowden let the cat out of the bag. They're listening - …

Why is nobody using SSL client certificates?

How To Write A Successful Research Paper

MORE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND<p>Preparation for the Real World<p>In middle school and high school, students often find it difficult to motivate themselves to …

Alternative Internet

An HTML version of this page is available<p>Pull requests VERY welcome!<p>Project statistics fetched from Ohloh.<p>Name<p>Description<p>Main Language<p>Commits<p>LOC<p>Total …

fluency03 comments on The Architecture Twitter Uses to Deal with 150M Active Users, 300K QPS, a 22 MB/S Firehose, and Send Tweets in Under 5 Seconds

Error in part High Level For Pull Based Timelines:This is not correct:Only your home timelines hit disk.The correct one is:Only your user timelines …

QCL - A Programming Language for Quantum Computers

TCP simultaneous open and peer to peer networking

Many years ago, I picked up a copy of a book which taught me a great many things about networking as we use it on the Internet today. While I haven't …

Creative usernames and Spotify account hijacking

Spotify supports unicode usernames which we are a bit proud of (not many services allow you to have ☃, the unicode snowman, as a username). However, …

Understanding garbage collection in .NET

Consider the below code:<p>Now, even though the variable c1 in the main method is out of scope and not referenced further by any other object when …

Fun with JavaScript Arrays

The first thing I usually run into when trying new programming languages are some weird corner case behaviors, so I decided to run into those on …

Panic Mode

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Machine Learning Cheat Sheet (for scikit-learn)

As you hopefully have heard, we at scikit-learn are doing a user survey (which is still open by the way).<br>One of the requests there was to provide …