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DTrace for Linux 2016

With the final major capability for BPF tracing (timed sampling) merging in Linux 4.9-rc1, the Linux kernel now has raw capabilities similar to those …

Nova UI: Retro-Futuristic User Interface Elements

Nova UI, a super stylish retro-futuristic set of user interface elements developed by Tugcu Design Co.Sometimes you want to create something out of …

15 Beautiful Examples of Ultra-Minimal in Web Design

Over the years web designers have seen many trends come and go. While very few design trends will ever be thought of as evergreen, those that do move …

Top 10 Sites for Designers: September 2016 Edition

Every month, HOW art director Adam Ladd curates a list of inspiring websites of particular interest to designers and creatives. This month’s …

The 8 Most Recommended Books for Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, finding time to read may be difficult. The one thing you can gain from taking the time to read is inspiration. By reading through …

Table of contents

-----------------<p><b>tiny-dnn</b> is a C++14 implementation of deep learning. It is suitable for deep learning on limited computational resource, embedded …

UI Inspiration: Creative Interactions

As part of the process of a redesign, by the way I don't know if you've noticed that we are rocking a new Abduzeedo design. If you see anything like …

UI Design

Introducing DeepText

Text is a prevalent form of communication on Facebook. Understanding the various ways text is used on Facebook can help us improve people's …

Deep Learning Trends @ ICLR 2016

Started by the youngest members of the Deep Learning Mafia [1], namely Yann LeCun and Yoshua Bengio, the ICLR conference is quickly becoming a strong …

Deep Learning

A guy trained a machine to "watch" Blade Runner. Then things got seriously sci-fi.

Last week, Warner Bros. issued a DMCA takedown notice to the video streaming website Vimeo. The notice concerned a pretty standard list of illegally uploaded files from media properties Warner owns the copyright to — including episodes of <i>Friends</i> and <i>Pretty Little Liars</i>, as well as two uploads …

Deep Learning

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

New England

Nerding Out With Bezier Curves

Since the past few days I have been trying to write my own little JavaScript animation library. I know I know no one really cares about a new …

Nicholas J. Higham: The Top 10 Algorithms in Applied Mathematics

From “Computational Science” by David E. Keyes in Princeton Companion to Applied MathematicsIn the January/February 2000 issue of <i>Computing in Science</i> …

Coroutines and Fibers. Why and When

I had the chance to discuss coroutines with some folks at work and some friends online, talk about their merits, use cases, pros and cons vs other …

Parallelism

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You can make a reasonable argument that the BTree is the most important data structure and algorithm that has yet been invented in computer science. …

Introducing d3-scale

I’d like D3 to become the standard library of data visualization: not just a tool you use directly to visualize data by writing code, but also a …

A New AI System Passed a Visual Turing Test

A team of researchers from MIT has developed an artificial intelligence system that can fool human judges into thinking it’s a person when it comes …

Linux Performance Analysis in 60,000 Milliseconds – Netflix TechBlog – Medium

You log in to a Linux server with a performance issue: what do you check in the first minute?<p>At Netflix we have a massive EC2 Linux cloud, and …

Linux

Want an open-source deep learning framework? Take your pick

Earlier this week, Google made a splash when it released its <b>TensorFlow</b> artificial intelligence software on GitHub under an open-source license. Google has a sizable stable of AI talent, and AI is working behind the scenes in popular products, including Gmail and Google search, so AI tools from …

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

Silicon Valley

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

Science Fiction

The Art and Science of Effective Dashboard Design | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<i>By Jen Underwood and Jaimie Fox</i><p>Dashboards can be a powerful way to communicate insights. All too often dashboard potential is not fully realized as a …

A deeper theory of testing

In some of my recent public talks (for example: here and here) I have mentioned a desire for “a deeper theory of fitting and testing.” I thought I …

Web design is now completely boring

Once upon a time, when the internet was conceived, we dreamed up crazy websites. Everyone built their sites more or less from scratch, so there was huge diversity in layouts, colors, sound effects, transitions, animations and more.<p>In 2015, it feels like web design has become a lot more boring. The …

A Guide to JavaScript Engines for Idiots

For the record, I don’t think anyone involved in either writing or reading this article is an idiot. But sometimes a topic makes you feel like one, …

I: Building a Deep Learning (Dream) Machine

<i>As a</i> PhD student in Deep Learning, <i>as well as running my own</i> consultancy, building machine learning products for clients <i>I’m used to working in the</i> …

Machine Learning

Octavia Butler's Sci-fi Novel Dawn Coming to TV

For all the dystopian adaptations that Hollywood produces, few if any utopian science fiction projects are ever made. That's poised to change now …

The Best Things George R.R. Martin Created (That Aren't Game of Thrones)

Creating an epic, sprawling fantasy series like <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> seems like an author’s life’s work, but it’s certainly not the only thing …

Science Fiction

Kernel bypass

In two previous posts we've discussed how to receive 1M UDP packets per second and how to reduce the round trip time. We did the experiments on Linux …

Machine Learning for Programmers: Leap from developer to machine learning practitioner

(a.k.a. my answer to the question: “<b>how do I get started in machine learning?</b>“)I’m a developer. I have read a book or some posts on machine learning. …