Month: March 2019

0-0x Controlling Traffic with Reinforcement Learning || Steven Nooijen

Controlling Traffic with Reinforcement Learning || Steven Nooijen Finally a good real-life use case for Reinforcement Learning (RL): traffic control! In this talk I will show you how we hooked up traffic simulation software to Python and how we built our own custom gym environment to run RL experiments with…
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How to Build a Billion-Year Library on the Moon

How to Build a Billion-Year Library on the Moon Exploring space has always led us ambitious humans to develop new and interesting technologies along the way — and to collaborate like crazy. And that’s true for the latest project to send off a 30-million page library to the moon to in…
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HTTPS and how it works

HTTPS and how it works Let’s discuss basics on how https works and similarly how SSL/TLS actually works and is implemented in browsers. Letsencrypt – https://letsencrypt.org

0-0x Building A Creative Career

Building A Creative Career Is it really possible to build a long-lasting career around what we love to do? What are the right and wrong ways to approach a creative career? Is creativity enough or is there something else that can help us succeed? For over 20 years, Nick has…
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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Control Your Home Projects with Amazon Alexa

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Control Your Home Projects with Amazon Alexa One of the great things about working with modern microcontrollers is that you can massively alter device behavior by simply modding the firmware and maybe adding a circuit or two. We’ve been hacking a NodeMCU WiFi unit, a little 5-volt power…
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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Control Your Home Projects with Amazon Alexa

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Control Your Home Projects with Amazon Alexa One of the great things about working with modern microcontrollers is that you can massively alter device behavior by simply modding the firmware and maybe adding a circuit or two. We’ve been hacking a NodeMCU WiFi unit, a little 5-volt power…
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How to Prepare the IT Department for Cloud Native Computing

How to Prepare the IT Department for Cloud Native Computing Welcome to The New Stack Context, a weekly podcast to discuss the latest posts on the The New Stack website. Today we’re talking with Bob Quillin, vice president of Oracle Cloud developer relations, about how to move IT operations to…
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0-0x Building Performant Backends with Elixir

Building Performant Backends with Elixir Do you write backends with slow, fully-interpreted experiences? Have you ever had your cluster of compute machines fall over, paying hand-over-fist to throw more machines at the cluster due to memory constraints? Have you ever been bored with purely object-oriented languages? Not only performant, Elixir/Erlang…
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This Week in Programming: Choosy Developers Choose GIF

This Week in Programming: Choosy Developers Choose GIF It’s already been thoroughly nitpicked over the years, but apparently we’re all fighting about how to pronounce “GIF” again on Twitter. It’s only been, what, 32 years now? I see we’re fighting about gif again today. May I please draw your attention…
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12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration

12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration Stackery sponsored this post. This series of articles explores what we need to do to follow the design requirements of a 12-Factor App for ease of development and maintainability. Check back each week for future installments. Toby Fee Toby is a community developer at…
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12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration

12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration Stackery sponsored this post. This series of articles explores what we need to do to follow the design requirements of a 12-Factor App for ease of development and maintainability. Check back each week for future installments. Toby Fee Toby is a community developer at…
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12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration

12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration Stackery sponsored this post. This series of articles explores what we need to do to follow the design requirements of a 12-Factor App for ease of development and maintainability. Check back each week for future installments. Toby Fee Toby is a community developer at…
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12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration

12-Factor App #2/#3: Serverless Dependencies and Configuration Stackery sponsored this post. This series of articles explores what we need to do to follow the design requirements of a 12-Factor App for ease of development and maintainability. Check back each week for future installments. Toby Fee Toby is a community developer at…
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Coloring Perl Output

Coloring Perl Output Adding color to the output of your Perl scripts enhances the readability and user acceptance. It is easily dome as we show using the module Term::ANSIColor. The video also shows how to stat a file and print the size and owner name Additionally you can find my…
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KubeEdge Extends the Power of Kubernetes to the Edge

KubeEdge Extends the Power of Kubernetes to the Edge Cloud native computing and edge computing represent two independent but important aspects of modern infrastructure. Cloud native computing is the second wave of cloud computing that delivers the best return on investment in cloud. Edge computing acts as a conduit between…
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MIT Robot Uses Tactile Reasoning AI to Play Jenga Like a Human

MIT Robot Uses Tactile Reasoning AI to Play Jenga Like a Human It’s becoming soberingly clear that machines have the advantage (or are at least catching up rapidly) when it comes to performing exclusively cognitive tasks like dominating humans in chess, Go, or learning how to bluff during poker games. While a…
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How the Service Mesh Redefines Cloud Native Computing

How the Service Mesh Redefines Cloud Native Computing The pending move to cloud native computing has brought with it obvious changes and shifts in how DevOps’ manage application deployments. Key among the challenges are observability and monitoring, logging, routing and, of course, security. As a way to keep this all…
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How to Build a Culture Bridge to the Cloud

How to Build a Culture Bridge to the Cloud Oracle sponsored this post. Bob Quillin As vice president of developer relations for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Bob leads the Cloud Native Labs team who are responsible for OCI cloud native developer relations, advocacy, engagement, solutions and lighthouse adoption. Bob joined…
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Quantum Computing’s Challenging Liftoff to Commercialization

Quantum Computing’s Challenging Liftoff to Commercialization If there is one grizzly engineering lessons that could be learned from the recent pair of tragic Boeing 737 Max airplane crashes, it may be that the complex systems we build (such as aircraft) will require a previously unfathomable level of safety testing. Early…
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Quantum Computing’s Challenging Liftoff to Commercialization

Quantum Computing’s Challenging Liftoff to Commercialization If there is one grizzly engineering lessons that could be learned from the recent pair of tragic Boeing 737 Max airplane crashes, it may be that the complex systems we build (such as aircraft) will require a previously unfathomable level of safety testing. Early…
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