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How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

Blockchain Powered AI Doctors to Revolutionize Medicine

Doc.ai is hoping to revolutionize the medical industry by bringing AI doctors to all through their smartphones. Using Blockchain technology, the …

An Introduction to Deep Learning for Tabular Data

Written: 29 Apr 2018 by <i>Rachel Thomas</i><p>There is a powerful technique that is winning Kaggle competitions and is widely used at Google (according to Jeff …

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

AngularJS

Single Page Applications (SPA) are quickly becoming the industry standard for HTML5 based applications and responsive websites because they tend to …

Java 9 on Java EE 8 Using Eclipse and Open Liberty

I wrote a post a few weeks ago titled Which IDE’s and Server’s support Java EE 8 and Java9 which looked at the current state of play between Java 9 …

A Newbie’s Guide to Scala and Why It’s Used for Distributed Computing

<i>David Lyon is an alum from the</i> <i>Insight Data Engineering</i> <i>program in Silicon Valley, now working at Facebook as a Data Engineer. In this post, he tells</i> …

The Power of Gradle Kotlin DSL

<i>-The following is based on Gradle 4.3.1-</i><p>A few weeks ago I started migrating most of my <b>Groovy</b>-based gradle.build scripts to <b>Kotlin</b>-backed …

What’s next for the Groovy language: The 2018 roadmap

Groovy, the veteran language for the Java Virtual Machine, has several enhancements on its roadmap, such as to support Java 9 modularity and Java 8 …

Embrace JUnit5

JUnit5 is the upgraded version of the JUnit Testing Framework and it is also referred as <b>JUnit5 — The Next Gen Tool</b>. This tool was developed from …

Pivotal Partners with IBM on Enterprise Java

Pivotal, the company behind the Spring Framework, today announced a series of joint efforts with IBM related to modern enterprise Java development, …

Java

Infrastructure 3.0: Building blocks for the AI revolution

By any measure, we’ve entered the age of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The confluence of massive data, cheap storage, elastic compute, and algorithmic advances, particularly in deep learning, has given rise to applications that previously were confined to the pages of science …

Machine Learning

Amazon backs ONNX, an open-source tool that makes deep learning models more flexible

Amazon Web Services Inc. is throwing its weight behind an open-source tool that makes it easier for artificial intelligence developers to switch …

Machine Learning

AI in Java and Scala on AWS

The New Workout Secret: Clothing Sensors That Up Your Game

There I was on my yoga mat in downward-facing dog, and my ankles were pulsating. So was my butt. And it wasn’t from workout stress. The vibrations were coming from my Nadi X yoga pants, embedded at the hips, knees and ankles with five neoprene haptic sensors. The sensors were indicating that I …

15 High-Protein, Low-Carb Foods to Add Into Your Diet

Bread who?<p>If you're on a high-protein, low-carb diet, one thing is probably constantly on your mind: <i>What do I even eat?</i> Here are 15 healthy, …

Under the Hood: An Introduction to Kubernetes Architecture

<b>A 101 on Kubernetes components and how they all work together</b><p>If you’re making the move to containers, you’ll need a container management platform. …

Reacting to Spring Framework 5.0

The rise of distributed programming and the ubiquity of multi-core processors have renewed interest in reactive programming. It is this reality that …

Java

Observability 3 ways: Logging, Metrics & Tracing - Adrian Cole at dotScale 2017

Adrian talks about often confused telemetry tools: Logging, Metrics and Distributed Tracing. He shows how to capture latency using each of those …

Microservices

Monitoring your microservices with Micrometer.io - Tim Ysewyn

When we want to instrument our application, we don’t want to worry about which monitoring system we want to use, now or in the future. Nor do we want …

Data Science

IDG Contributor Network: 5 great books for devops enthusiasts

If you want to do the devops then you need to have a deep understanding of the principles, values, and concepts that drive it. Devops may be a trendy …

Serverless Functions Made Simple

OpenFaaS (Functions as a Service) is a framework for building serverless functions with Docker and Kubernetes which has first class support for …

So You Want to Build a Chat Bot – Here's How (Complete with Code!)

You’re busy and (depending on effective keyword targeting) you’ve come here looking for something to shave months off the process of learning to …

Crossing the Streams – Joins in Apache Kafka

Version 0.10.0 of the popular distributed streaming platform Apache Kafka saw the introduction of Kafka Streams. In its initial release, the …

Software Development

Put Your Java 8 Method References to Work

Method References<p>As we all know by now, we can use <i>Method References</i>, like String::isEmpty, in Java 8 to reference a method that is being used when …

Test Driven Development for your Dockerfiles

Chances are if you’re reading this article, you’re just like me…<p>You strive for “best practices.” You relentlessly seek high quality software. Or, at …

Testing Strategies for Docker Driven Development

In case you missed our <i>Testing Strategies Docker Driven Development</i> Webinar with Cloud66, we recorded it for you to view on demand. During the …

How Machine Learning and AI could eventually replace development work - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

Recently I’ve been seeing more articles regarding the status of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Some doomsday prophecies like the end …

Trampoline – Managing Spring Boot Applications Locally

<b>1. Trampoline Overview</b>Historically, a simple way to run understand the state of our system at runtime was to that manually in a terminal. Best case …

Microservices