Category: Tech

Hardware Hacking – Computerphile

Hardware Hacking – Computerphile With reports about doctored server motherboards, Dr Steve Bagley on what’s to be gained by adding chips to a motherboard. What Happens When I Press a Key: https://youtu.be/ewE8b7zzej0 Choosing a Password: https://youtu.be/3NjQ9b3pgIg …and yes, there’s a typo at 2mins 33secs – it’s hACMEe not Hackmee 🙂…
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GrapeUp’s Take on Creating Stacks on Open Source

GrapeUp’s Take on Creating Stacks on Open Source Cloud Foundry Foundation sponsored this podcast. A major theme at Cloud Foundry Summit Europe in Basel last week was about how to leverage open source architectures while picking and choosing from the best-and-brightest tools to complete a stack. Daniel Hekman, head of enterprise business…
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100-Year-Old Fitch Ratings Upgrades to DevSecOps

100-Year-Old Fitch Ratings Upgrades to DevSecOps When Mir Ali joined Fitch Ratings in 2015, there was already a lot of talk about changing their software processes, driven by the unreliability of their stack.  Fitch Ratings is a financial company that, along with Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, is one of the…
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Towards Better DevOps KPIs: A Codeless Change Maturity Model

Towards Better DevOps KPIs: A Codeless Change Maturity Model Liran Haimovitch Liran Haimovitch is the co-founder and CTO of Rookout, the rapid debugging company. He’s a low-level technology expert and an advocate of modern software methodologies. Liran holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science and an MBA. In their excellent…
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Cloud Native DevOps: Key Metrics for Successful Feedback Loops

Cloud Native DevOps: Key Metrics for Successful Feedback Loops This post is part of a series, sponsored by CloudBees, exploring the emerging concept of  ‘cloud native DevOps.’ Check back each Monday for future installments, and keep an eye out for the eBook in early 2019. It wasn’t that long ago that…
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PHP Control Structures and Loops: if, else, for, foreach, while and More

PHP Control Structures and Loops: if, else, for, foreach, while and More Today, we’re going to discuss control structures and loops in PHP. I’ll show you how to use all the main control structures that are supported in PHP, like if, else, for, foreach, while and more. What Is a…
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Tiny JavaScript Games from the JS13kGames Competition

Tiny JavaScript Games from the JS13kGames Competition A unique competition offers JavaScript programmers a chance to stretch their skills while also having some fun. This year nearly 300 games were submitted for the Seventh Annual js13kGames competition — each one with a file size less than 13kB. “It’s great to see…
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React Native Tutorial 34: Using React Native Paper

React Native Tutorial 34: Using React Native Paper Let us see what React Native paper is and how we can use it to implement material UI in react native apps.

React Native Tutorial 33: Material UI in React Native

React Native Tutorial 33: Material UI in React Native Learn how to use material UI from Google in your react native app and what that means to your app’s performance and look. Previous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rec7RrgQWEY

This Week in Programming: Minecraft’s Move to Open Source

This Week in Programming: Minecraft’s Move to Open Source Last week, we took a little detour into a debate around visual programming languages, ending with a video that had been making the rounds. Instead of describing the video, let’s just share it again. It’s worth it, if you haven’t seen…
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The New Stack Context: Cloud Foundry Summit Europe and a Kafka Alternative

The New Stack Context: Cloud Foundry Summit Europe and a Kafka Alternative IBM is building out its portfolio of cloud services in order to offer cloud native capabilities with higher degrees of security and isolation for the enterprise, combined with the user experience of public cloud such as self-service provisioning, pay-as-you-go pricing…
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Code N00b: Who Ate All the Brown M&Ms???

Code N00b: Who Ate All the Brown M&Ms??? When first we learn to program (Whatever Programming Language), it’s about making new things — that first hello world block of code that actually runs, your first small program, baby web dev’s first “To Do” app. The thing that never gets mentioned is…
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Bring Intelligence to the Edge with Custom AI Chips

Bring Intelligence to the Edge with Custom AI Chips There was a time when Graphics Processing Units (GPU) were confined to high-end video adapters powering PC gaming or graphics rendering. An average computer user or even a programmer didn’t care much about GPUs. Thanks to the rise of ML and…
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Use Kubernetes to Speed Machine Learning Development

Use Kubernetes to Speed Machine Learning Development Justin Brandenburg Justin Brandenburg is a Data Scientist in the MapR Professional Services group. Justin has experience in a number of data areas ranging from counter-narcotics to cyber intrusion analysis. In past projects, he has utilized machine learning, econometrics, graph analytics and agent-based…
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Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility Recipes for Web Apps

Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility Recipes for Web Apps In the confusing world of web applications, ARIA can help improve accessibility and ease of use for your creations. HTML isn’t able to handle many types of relationship between elements on the page, but ARIA is ideal for almost any kind of…
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Creeping Caterpillar Robot Delivers Drugs In Human Body

Creeping Caterpillar Robot Delivers Drugs In Human Body Small robots are gaining more attention as researchers find new ways to implement them, whether it’s in high-speed precision manufacturing on the millimeter-scale; or using microfluidic robots for precision surgery, or cancer-fighting bots made out of algae. Now researchers over at City University…
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Add It Up: Test Automation Is Not a Tooling Story

Add It Up: Test Automation Is Not a Tooling Story Test automation tools are not used very often. Only 16 percent of performance test cases are executed with test automation tools, and security tests are being completed at the same frequency according to the World Quality Report (WQR) 2018-2019, which…
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Defining Company Values and DevOps Practices

Defining Company Values and DevOps Practices CloudBees sponsored this podcast. “Where do you put your value as a company?” asked Sacha Labourey, CEO of DevOps automation platform maker CloudBees, speaking with The New Stack. “Where do you think your differentiation will come from? I’ll be a bit sarcastic here, because…
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Trigonometry, Random Numbers and More With Built-in PHP Math Functions

Trigonometry, Random Numbers and More With Built-in PHP Math Functions Basic maths is used a lot during programming. We need to frequently compare, add, multiply, subtract and divide different values when writing code.  Sometimes, the maths required in a program can be more involved. You might need to work with…
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The Internet of Things Needs an Infusion of Web Technologies

The Internet of Things Needs an Infusion of Web Technologies Despite being a potential $11 trillion industry, Internet of Things (IoT) growth appears to be stuck in neutral. And while there are many problems with IoT that hold it back, one of the chief blocks is the complicated, fringe technology…
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