Stefan Steinbauer

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Text Kit Tutorial: Getting Started

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Text Kit in your iOS app to layout your text and create different visual styles.

iOS Apps

US lawmakers say AI deepfakes ‘have the potential to disrupt every facet of our society’

They’re asking the intelligence community to assess the threat from AI video manipulation<p>US politicians are getting increasingly worried about deepfakes — a new type of AI-assisted video editing that creates realistic results with minimal effort. Yesterday, a trio of lawmakers sent a letter to the …

National Security

Six Things About JavaScript Which If You Don't Know, Signal to Others That You Are Still A Beginner

This is a question I've struggled with a lot, while trying to optimise the way I interview people. I don't want to misjudge people, or evaluate them …

JavaScript

DARPA announces $2B investment in AI

At a symposium in Washington DC on Friday, DARPA href="https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2018-09-07" target="_blank" rel="noopener">announced plans to invest $2 billion in artificial intelligence research over the next five years.<p>In a program called “AI Next,” the agency now has over 20 programs …

Singularity

Carpeting Sahara with wind and solar farms could make it rain

Power the world, bring rain to the desert, and profit in this wild “What if?”<p>If you’ve spent any time thinking about the world’s dirty energy …

Solar Panels

Logistic Regression: Concept & Application

Through this article, we try to understand the concept of the logistic regression and its application. We will, as usual, deep dive into the model …

Logistic Regression

Software Testers vs. SDETs: The Debate Rages On

While there are no “silver bullets” in software development, there are organizations that get the lion’s share of media coverage for their …

Google Search

Replacing Bash Scripting with Python

If I didn't cover something you want to know about or you find another problem, please open an issue on github!<p>Contents<p>Introduction<p>If the Shell is so …

Python Programming

Computer Science Research Is Lacking In These Key Areas

What are some underdeveloped areas in computer science research right now (2018)? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share …

Computers

This Fan Artist Turns Pop Culture Into Mythological Icons

When we say pop culture is iconic, we don’t usually mean it this literally.<p>Monarobot, an artist from Mexico, does, though: in a series of fascinating …

Art

How to Scrape Web using Python, Selenium and Beautiful Soup · Swetha's Blog

How to Scrape Web using Python, Selenium and Beautiful Soup<p>In this tutorial, we will learn on how to scrap web using selenium and beautiful soup. I …

Python Programming

Make Your Python Prettier With Decorators

Many Pythonistas are familiar with using decorators, but far fewer understand what’s happening under the hood and can write their own. It takes a …

Python Programming

New artificial intelligence does something extraordinary — it remembers

by Dan Robitzski August 31, 2018 Artificial Intelligence 20555<p>When you return to school after summer break, it may feel like you forgot everything …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s how GDPR is already changing web design

“[W]e may be observing a kind of ‘housecleaning’ effect,” report the researchers behind a new study on the drop in third-party cookies since the new privacy rules took effect.<p>A typical web page can have many dozens of cookies (even hundreds, in some cases), which track your behavior for everyone …

Web Design

Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code

Facebook would claim they know what’s going on at the micro level … But what happens at the level of the population​? Neil Johnson<p>You have all these pieces of code running on people’s iPhones, and collectively it acts like one multicellular organism George Dyson<p>The 18th of March 2018, was the day …

Artificial Intelligence

Lego built a drivable Bugatti Chiron with over 1 million pieces

5.3 horsepower and a ‘theoretical’ top speed of 18 miles per hour<p>Bugatti is known for assembling super fast, mind-bogglingly expensive cars by hand. Of course, even if you have the cash, they’re rare enough that you’d probably be better off building your own. According to Lego, that’s apparently …

Lego

New Playground and Cheatsheet for Learning Python

I'm learning Python and I decided to create a repository where I could put Python script samples with standard Python syntax, structures and …

Python Programming

New Photolemur 3.0 released, the world’s first fully automated solution for creating perfect photos

Skylum released the new Photolemur 3.0 (Click here). The software allows you to take of all image correction automatically without you having to move …

MIT-created programming language Julia 1.0 debuts

After years of tinkering, the dynamic programming language Julia 1.0 was officially released to the public during JuliaCon, an annual conference of …

FAA

How to Scrape the Web using Python with ScraPy Spiders

Each of those hairs scrapes. Source: PixabaySometimes Kaggle is not enough, and you need to generate your own data set.Maybe you need pictures of …

Python Programming

Intel launches Whiskey and Amber Lakes: Kaby Lake with better Wi-Fi, USB

Intel upgrades the integrated chipset, but the rest of the processor is the same.<p>Intel has launched its latest mobile processors: six new chips …

Computer Hardware

A Complete Beginner's Guide to React

I want to get back into writing more code-heavy content, and React is one of my favorite technologies, so I thought I would create a React intro! …

JavaScript

Why is a Java guy so excited about Node.js and JavaScript?

Shouldn’t someone who worked 10+ years in the Java SE team at Sun Microsystems bleed Java bytecodes and be instantiating abstract interfaces until …

JavaScript

GitHub is the key to upping your coding game

If you’re spending too much time debugging your code then you’ve already probably realized the virtues of Git and GitHub. Right now you get get <b>comprehensive training</b> for <b>more than half price</b>. It could save you literally days of error hunting and frustration.<p>We all make mistakes, but when you’re …

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2018

• Crunchbase lists over 5,000 startups who are relying on machine learning for their main and ancillary applications, products and services today.<br>• 81% of machine learning startups Crunchbase tracks have had two funding rounds or less with seed, angel and early-stage rounds being the most …

Machine Learning

Prepare To Invest In The Second Machine Age

Corporate earnings are set to rise more than 20%. Productivity gains in excess of 5% of global GDP are possible. And $650 billion of new industrial spending is likely.<p>That’s all according to “Capital Goods: Data Era Investment and the ‘Second Machine Age,’” a new report from Morgan Stanley …

General Electric

My Python Serverless Setup

I've been toying around with Serverless and Python for a few years on my spare time, and more recently at work. I've noticed my basic setup …

Python Programming

How to Lose an Employee in 10 Days -- and How to Keep One for 10 Years

Retaining employees is about engagement and purpose, not perks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With unemployment dropping to the lowest rate in more than a decade, and more than 164,000 jobs added to the economy last month, the fight to recruit employees is fierce. And …

Employee Engagement

This fake news detection algorithm outperforms humans

When researchers working on developing a machine learning-based tool for detecting fake news realized there wasn’t enough data to train their algorithms, they did the only rational thing: They crowd-sourced hundreds of bullshit news articles and fed them to the machine.<p>The algorithm, which was …

Machine Learning

Deep Learning for NLP: An Overview of Recent Trends

In a timely new paper, Young and colleagues discuss some of the recent trends in deep learning based natural language processing (NLP) systems and …

Convolutional Neural Network