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10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

Machine Learning

A Mathematical Introduction to Logic: How Logic Provides a Foundation for Hacking

Like any other profession, hacking has both practical and theoretical applications. Most of the Open topics deal with the practical side of hacking, …

Silkworms Spin Super-Silk after Eating Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene

Silk—the stuff of lustrous, glamorous clothing—is very strong. Researchers now report a clever way to make the gossamer threads even stronger and …

flow.ci Weekly Mashup 10

Hacking, Baidu AI, Node.js, PyPy, and Android Highlights<p><b>This week, we cover:</b><p><b>-How to Steal Any Developer’s Local Database<br>-Baidu Open Sourced its Deep</b> …

13 Illuminating Books That Should Be Required Reading

Getting ready to go back to school? Looking to start a book club? Here are 13 timeless books to read this fall.<p>Good morning, class. Raise your hand if you actually read your summer assignments, <i>Great Expectations</i> and <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i>. Yes, raise your hand if you <i>did</i> read those books. <i>Did</i> read, yes. …

How to use coding apps like a pro to work magic with text

• Select all of the last names by holding down the command key (control key in Windows) and double-clicking or click-and-dragging on each of them.<br>• Once they’re all selected, you can press command-x to cut, just like you normally would.<br>• Then you can select all of the first names, and press …

Apps

Mr. Robot: Elliot Alderson's journal gets book treatment

No series currently on television has invited deep readings from its fans quite like USA’s <i>Mr. Robot</i>. On a weekly basis viewers comb every frame …

Universal Serial Abuse

It’s probable that most Hackaday readers are aware of their own computer security even if they are not specialists. You’ll have some idea of which …

Microcontroller

Everything you need to know about the NSA hack (but were afraid to Google)

In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the <br>Equation Group, an internal hacking team. The Shadow Brokers published two chunks of data, one “open” chunk and another encrypted file …

National Security Agency (NSA)

10 ‘Must Go To’ Cybersecurity Conferences DEF CON, ToorCon, SchmooCon and more!

As some of you know, we manage the web’s #1 Cybersecurity Conference List for 2015. If you want to check out our huge and continuously added …

The best 5 Hacking Documentaries on YouTube (DEF CON, Anonymous etc).

5 Hacking Documentaries (that are interesting)<p>Tagged Under:<p>Sure, there are a tons of great Hacker Movies, here’s a list, and by the way after a quick …

CITI: 10 innovations that will completely change the future of the global economy

We can't become more productive without new technology, strategies, and markets — and huge innovations can create economies all to themselves, according to Elizabeth Curmi, an analyst at Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions.<p>New innovations like the internet of things and electric cars are …

World Economy

Hacklet 114 – Python Powered Projects

Python is one of today’s most popular programming languages. It quite literally put the “Pi” in Raspberry Pi. Python’s history stretches back to the …

Raspberry Pi

9 things to do in your 20s to retire by 40

Retiring by 40 is more than possible. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>Take "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson and Winnie Tseng, whose combined annual salary of $135,000 …

Retirement

Kodi wants to turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny media center

Remember XBMC, or as it was known even longer ago, Xbox Media Center? It's been over a decade since the open-source software was used to turn the original Xbox into a media hub, but the software is still alive and well. It's continued along under a new name, Kodi, and works on Windows, OS X, and …

Raspberry Pi

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

100 thieves steal $13m in three hours from cash machines across Japan

Organised crime believed to be behind coordinated raids across stores in Japan<p>Members of an international crime syndicate are suspected of stealing more than 1.4bn yen (US$12.7m) from cash machines in Japan in the space of less than three hours, in an audacious heist that involved thousands of …

How to Work With Excel Documents Using Python

I believe you have used Microsoft Excel on some occasion. It is very powerful when it comes to working with spreadsheets, tables, charts, etc. But …

High Performance Hadoop with Python - Webinar

Scale Up & Scale Out with Anaconda<p>Python is the fastest growing Open Data Science language & is used more than 50% of the time to extract value from Big Data in Spark.<p>However, both PySpark & SparkR involve JVM overhead and Python/Java serialization when interacting with Spark which negatively …

Why Choose Ruby?

Advertise here with BSA<br>“The goal of Ruby is to make programmers happy.” ~ Yukihiro MatsumotoAnyone who wants to create their own application faces …

Programming

China wants to visit Mars by 2020 and beat Nasa to set up the first manned moon base

China has announced that it intends to explore Mars and plans to get there by 2020, as well as being one of the first countries to explore the "dark …

The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Entrepreneurship

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

Design

This is the scariest sentence you will ever read about the internet

For those of us who care about democracy and the importance of a healthy political discourse, a story published by <i>Bloomberg</i> this week, "How to Hack …

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …