Stefan Steinbauer

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Blockchain technology could be even more disruptive than Amazon was 2 decades ago

A quote often attributed to St. Augustine, the early Christian theologian, is: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” I feel blessed to be able to travel as much as I do—not because I’m a big fan of 10-hour flights or living out of a hotel room.<p>I feel blessed because …

Bitcoin

iPhone X: Dealing with Home Indicator

New APIs from Cupertino & Friends™<p>In a move that, well, everyone saw coming — Apple unveiled the iPhone X. And along with it, a new little bar that …

Programming

30 Days of agile testing — Day 9: Pair with a developer during a code review. Can you identify any risks?

For what I expected to be the easiest challenge so far, I actually found this challenge to be the most difficult, but not for the reasons you may …

Software Development

Yes, Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete

At the Bloomberg Global Business Forum today, Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein asked Microsoft founder Bill Gates to account for one of the most baffling questions of the digital era: Why does it take three fingers to turn on a PC, and why did Gates ever think that was a good …

Bill Gates

17 Note-Taking Tips That'll Make Everyone In Class Want To Copy You

Yes, this means you have to go to class.<p><i>Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Evernote

Testing as Feedback

<b>Reflections and a thought experiment connected to testing</b><p>I saw this tweet from Martin that triggered my thinking. I noticed it because the tweet was …

Developers are building better software, faster, using AI

Software engineer Quoc Le grew up in rural Vietnam, in a small village that had no electricity till he was nine. But that didn’t stop him eventually becoming a PhD candidate at Stanford in 2007, working out a strategy that would let software learn things by itself.<p>Academics had begun to report …

Software Development

Testing Tools vs. Test Automation: Interview with Exploratory Testing Expert and Philosopher, James Bach, Part 3

If you have spent any time immersed in the world of software testing, you have probably come across James Bach. James is a noted thought leader, …

DevOps

13 hidden features in iOS 11

You don't need to buy an iPhone 8 (or an iPhone X for that matter) to get that shiny, new-iPhone feeling. All you need to do is upgrade to iOS 11, which Apple dropped yesterday, to get in on tons of new features, access to the brand-new App Store, and a fresh coat of paint for the whole …

iOS

U.S. regulator says hackers stole market-sensitive data about companies

Thetop regulator for U.S. financial markets says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.<p>Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton disclosed in a lengthy statement late Wednesday that a hack …

Cybersecurity

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Code

Microsoft’s CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what matters most.<p>Satya Nadella’s corner office, on the fifth floor of Building 34 at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington, headquarters, features a can’t-miss 84-inch …

Microsoft

Linux in Action: learning Linux through real-world projects

The Linux operating system powers millions of web servers, data centers, and application platforms worldwide. Whether you're pushing applications to a cloud system like AWS, building a twitter bot on a Raspberry Pi, or rescuing files from a crashed laptop, Linux is required knowledge.<p>Linux in …

Linux

The End of Moore's Law Will Change How We Need To Think About Innovation

A shift from disrupting markets to tackling grand challeneges<p>In 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore published a remarkably prescient paper which predicted that computing power would double about every two years. For a half century, this process of doubling has proved to be so remarkably consistent …

Innovation

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' smashes Steam's peak user record

<i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> has broken another Steam record, and this time it might stick. The battle royale shooter just surpassed Valve's <i>Dota 2</i> to claim the all-time record for peak player count, with 1.34 million gamers fighting for survival versus a little less than 1.3 million for its rival. …

League of Legends

From imperative to functional JavaScript

Functional programming is an awesome tool to have in your arsenal, since it will at least:<p>Reduce the amount of <b>mutations</b>;<br>• Make the code base easier to …

JavaScript

Careers

Accelerate your career<p>No recruiters, no spam. SUPERVISED BY DEVELOPER ADVOCATES, THE PLATFORM FINDS THE BEST MATCHES.<p>HOW IT WORKS<p>Only the best IT …

Corporate Culture

Galaxy S9: Samsung’s First 2018 Flagship Will Meet The iPhone X Head-On, In More Ways Than One

The smartphone race continues to heat up with the recent reveal of Apple’s latest flagship, the iPhone X. The device, which has been rumored and …

Samsung

I built my own invoicing system

About a week ago I got an email from the invoicing service that I use that the free tier that I've been on for years is being phased out and that …

Programming

I made: POS with React Native

This is part I of a series of posts I'll write explaining the progress of the development of a custom made POS app for Android using React Native.<p>My …

JavaScript

This robot named Heliograf wrote hundreds of stories for the Washington Post last year

Why it matters to you<p>The rise of artificial intelligence in journalism brings up many questions about the future of reporting.<p>Robots are taking our …

Journalism

Instead of Staffing Up For Your Marketing Campaign, Build A Chatbot.

Bots are the smartest addition to your marketing team available.<p>If you own a business, you can't afford to ignore chatbots. While often considered a simple customer service tool, these machines can now help businesses automate a huge variety of processes. They can also act as virtual assistants, …

Chatbots

Ten Malicious Libraries Found on PyPI - Python Package Index

The Slovak National Security Office (NBU) has identified ten malicious Python libraries uploaded on PyPI — Python Package Index — the official …

Python Programming

Node.JS Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Sep 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 1,300 Node.JS articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.7% chance to be picked …

JavaScript

The best monitor arms

<i>By Anna Perling</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching more …

Gear & Gadgets

What fuelled Python's rise to become the fastest-growing programming language?

The explosive growth in interest in Python is being driven by one particular field.<p>Python's status as the fastest-growing programming language is …

Big Data

Machine Learning as a Service – MLaaS

MLaaS is neither new nor rocket science or an unknown service. In today’s time there are hundreds of companies in this domain which are working as a …

Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence pioneer says we need to start over

In 1986, Geoffrey Hinton co-authored a paper that, four decades later, is central to the explosion of artificial intelligence. But Hinton says his …

Artificial Intelligence

Bodega: Silicon Valley’s new most-hated startup says its AI-driven vending machines are not evil

When it comes to failed public launches of Silicon Valley startups, there is bad, there is bumbling, and then there is Bodega.<p>No doubt the team at Bodega woke up this morning ready to bask in the glow of a Fast Company profile that would feature their innovative approach to melding artificial …

Silicon Valley