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0-0x Guide to Your Own AI App in 3 Easy Steps

Guide to Your Own AI App in 3 Easy Steps What do you think of when you hear “artificial intelligence”? Perhaps self-driving cars, autonomous robots and Siri, Alexa or Google Home? But it doesn’t have to be that complex. You can build a powerful image classification model within a topic…
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Ansible Tower Advanced Smart Inventory Usage

Ansible Tower Advanced Smart Inventory Usage Background Smart Inventory is a feature that was added to Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2. The feature allows you to generate a new Inventory that is made of up hosts existing in other Inventory in Ansible Tower. This inventory is always-up-to-date and is populated…
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This Week in Programming: Nobody Puts GitLab in the Corner

This Week in Programming: Nobody Puts GitLab in the Corner GitLab, now attaining that revered “unicorn” valuation status, is not just a GitHub alternative,  the company’s CEO Sid Sijbrandij let the world know in a TechCrunch article this week about the company’s $100 million Series D round of funding. Even as I…
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0-0x PureScript: Tomorrow’s JavaScript Today

PureScript: Tomorrow’s JavaScript Today It’s almost impossible to imagine the web without JavaScript. And as professional web developers, it’s almost heresy to do so. But despite 20 years of maturity and a truly frantic pace of innovation, JavaScript isn’t just the sea we swim in, it’s also the shark trying…
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The Changing Role of an SRE in an Event-Driven World

The Changing Role of an SRE in an Event-Driven World PagerDuty sponsored this podcast. The role of the site reliability engineer (SRE) has emerged as a key component in new stack development. One part developer, another part operations admin; the SRE is a key player in DevOps teams, tasked with…
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Tutorial: Connect and Configure Raspberry Pi as an Azure IoT Edge Device

Tutorial: Connect and Configure Raspberry Pi as an Azure IoT Edge Device Azure IoT Edge is an edge computing platform from Microsoft. It is an extension of Azure IoT that can run on local devices in offline mode. In the last part of this series, I introduced the technical architecture…
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0-0x BLAZOR: Modern Web Development with .NET and WebAssembly

BLAZOR: Modern Web Development with .NET and WebAssembly Client-side web development has long been the sole domain of JavaScript. WebAssembly is poised to change that by opening up the web to the full ecosystem of languages, frameworks, and tools. Blazor is an experimental project to bring .NET to the Web…
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Buoyant Overhauls Linkerd, Moves to a Simpler Service Mesh Model

Buoyant Overhauls Linkerd, Moves to a Simpler Service Mesh Model Buoyant has completed a total overhaul of its Linkerd service mesh, replacing much of the code base with its previously next-generation service mesh project, Conduit. The Conduit codebase is lighter and speedier than the Java-based Linkerd, and is more tightly integrated with…
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How Database Indexes Really Work

How Database Indexes Really Work InfluxData sponsored this post. I have a growing love of databases that leads me to ask a lot of questions about how they work, and my recent obsession is database indexes. Previously, I knew that if I wanted a particular column or field to be…
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Securing Communications on Android

Securing Communications on Android With all the recent data breaches, privacy has become an important topic. Almost every app communicates over the network, so it’s important to consider the security of user information. In this post, you’ll learn the current best practices for securing the communications of your Android app.…
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Take a Proactive Approach to Distributed Tracing with New Relic APM

Take a Proactive Approach to Distributed Tracing with New Relic APM New Relic sponsored this podcast. The evolution of distributed tracing has seen many changes over the years. TNS founder Alex Williams sat down with New Relic senior product manager Vic Soares to discuss where the industry is going and…
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Business Solutions at AnsibleFest

Business Solutions at AnsibleFest I’ve always enjoyed listening to how customers are solving their business challenges using Red Hat Ansible Automation. From the simple to the uniquely creative solutions, they’re always fun to hear. So every time AnsibleFest comes around, I get especially excited knowing that I’ll have the chance…
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Harvard and Google’s AI Predicts Earthquake Aftershocks

Harvard and Google’s AI Predicts Earthquake Aftershocks Despite our increasing reliance on new-fangled technologies that seem to make us feel like veritable superhumans, we don’t have to look very far to see that we are still vulnerable to the tender mercies of nature. Natural disasters like earthquakes drive this point…
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0-0x Pi-thon: Teaching Maths with Python!

Pi-thon: Teaching Maths with Python! Mathematics and programming often go hand in hand, but aren’t always equally loved by students. I believe that Python can be a fantastic tool for teaching mathematical concepts, but also that mathematical inquiry can be a starting point for developing a wider interest in programming.…
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Add It Up: Machine Learning Developers Don’t Predict

Add It Up: Machine Learning Developers Don’t Predict A majority of developers involved with machine learning do not use models to generate predictions. Even among those that work with training data sets directly or via an API, only 10 percent work with more than a million rows. Technologists focusing on…
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The Human Side of Digital Transformation: 7 Recommendations and 3 Pitfalls

The Human Side of Digital Transformation: 7 Recommendations and 3 Pitfalls Cloud Foundry sponsored this post. The following is the first in a series of posts from The Cloud Foundry Foundation on digital transformation, in preparation for the upcoming Cloud Foundry Summit in Basel, Switzerland. Not so long ago, business leaders…
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Worlds Biggest Drivable Hexapod Robot – Computerphile

Worlds Biggest Drivable Hexapod Robot – Computerphile Thanks for sponsoring this video, Audible! To start your free 30 day trial and receive a free audiobook visit https://ift.tt/2xE2evK or text computerphile to 500 500! Mantis is the world’s largest drivable hexapod robot – it was built by Matt Denton to see…
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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Adjusting the Robotic Skull’s Vision

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Adjusting the Robotic Skull’s Vision A major feature of Hedley the robotic skull is the JeVois smart machine vision sensor transplanted into his right eye socket. The device has a tiny color camera whose image frames are analyzed by on-device advanced artificial intelligence algorithms to track, interpret and evaluate…
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Data Science and Analytics for Business: Challenges and Solutions

Data Science and Analytics for Business: Challenges and Solutions As more companies discover the importance of data science and advanced analytics for their bottom line, a clash of cultures has begun. How can these quickly growing fields become part of a company’s ecosystem, especially for established companies that have been…
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Raygun APM Makes Finding Performance Bottlenecks Easier, Faster and Cheaper

Raygun APM Makes Finding Performance Bottlenecks Easier, Faster and Cheaper When you’re building software, there’s so much to think about, but how fast your application loads is mission critical for creating great software experiences for your customers. Do you have complete visibility on what’s happening for each customer whilst they…
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