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Add a Caption to an Image

The ability to Interpret image data using software is advancing fast! The two images above are captioned with program generated text. Here's an article that describes concepts and an approach to generate a caption for an image. The code is written in Python and uses TensorFlow. …

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Added by Michael Levin on May 25, 2017 at 8:57am — No Comments

The JHipster Mini Book ::: Free!

This is what I'm reading right now. Here you go! Matt has given us good presentations that are quick and to the point. Super cool! If you decide to pay $19.95 for the printed book, it'll cover about 3 craft pints. The health monitor app Matt made will record one less point. You'll see! Enjoy, and be sure to let Matt know how much you appreciate this free mini…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 18, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

$11 Billion Swapmeet

First of all, relax, I'm not announcing an exclusive executive swapmeet.  The market for used cell phones has ramped up to a whopping $11 billion as of 2016[1].  That's a big number by itself, especially since the market scarcely existed just ten years ago.  By comparison, everything sold in every category by everyone worldwide on Ebay, new or used, was $84 billion total in 2016[2].

Unless you are actually a senior exec and can offer your device, refurbished, to other…

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Added by Ismail Jones on May 15, 2017 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Mobile devices prove to be a setback for cross-platform software development, but I hope it will be a minor one.  At present, Android totally dominates the mobile market both in terms of hardware and software volume.  As well, mobile devices are overtaking desktops for overall usage as we speak.  But Linux, as open-source-friendly as it is appears to be getting the rub from Google, so where are we?

As Google continues to grumble about not controlling the world, they're leaking…

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Added by Ismail Jones on May 14, 2017 at 9:24am — No Comments

Southeast Linuxfest CFP

This just in..."Talk submissions for SELF 2017 closes THIS FRIDAY at 11:59 PM ET. We are always looking for talk submissions on a very wide variety of topics. As long as it is geeky and not proprietary ... we're interested! We even had a talk last year on hardware computers used on WWI Battleships. So if you're passionate about something -- from programming languages to development to administration to design to something straight out of /dev/random -- submit a talk! If you're selected as a… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on April 10, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Enterprise Connect '17 - It's a wrap!

Enterprise Connect provides the comprehensive analysis and in-depth sessions you need, covering Unified Communications, Mobility, SIP Trunking, Cloud, Video, Collaboration, WebRTC and more.

I had the pleasure of attending Enterprise Connect '17. #EC17 is a conference about communication: telephony, video, chat, and all forms of…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 10, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Public Safety Data Hackathon

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Well, if you're in South Florida, there's a hackathon Saturday that sounds like a great way to learn some new tools and use some interesting …

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Added by Michael Levin on February 16, 2017 at 12:58pm — No Comments

O'Reilly Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program

O'Reilly Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program:

At O'Reilly, they believe that true innovation depends on hearing from, and listening to, people with a variety of perspectives. They want their conferences, and the technology communities and companies who participate in them, to include, encourage, and recognize people of all races,…

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Added by Michael Levin on February 11, 2017 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Humble Bundle 2017

Humble Bundle 2017: 



O'Reilly has another Humble Book Bundle, this time: All about Hacks. 



Fill your library with practical and creative hacks with O'Reilly's latest Humble Bundle. Readers can pay any price they choose and support a charity at the same time! Bundle Ends …

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Added by Michael Levin on February 11, 2017 at 7:17pm — No Comments

JFocus!

JFocus is going on right now in Stockholm! I should say it just ended yesterday, but the ripples usually linger from the great talks and conversations.

https://www.jfokus.se/jfokus/

I noticed Matt Raible is there and a bunch of people you probably know.

If you have some news to report about JFocus or just want to keep up with what's going on, stay tuned and please add comments.

Added by Michael Levin on February 9, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Software Architecture Conference

Software Architecture is the professional training event that's not just for software architects but for any engineer, programmer, developer, or team leader who does part of an architect's job in the course of their work. That's probably you. Get coverage of the most important topics of the day—microservices, software architecture fundamentals, modernizing legacy apps, building distributed systems, and more—from some of the most knowledgeable people in the field. If software architecture plays… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on November 4, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Live Training Courses in Data

O'Reilly's Live Training offers intensive, hands-on courses on current critical data topics--covering everything from SQL fundamentals to distributed computing with Spark; geo-located data to building data pipelines.

These live, online courses are led by instructors from O'Reilly's unparalleled network of tech innovators and expert practitioners.

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/

Added by Michael Levin on September 28, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

$100/hr Paid Developer Research in PDX

Paid Developer Research at Thug Design (NW Portland)

compensation: $200 for a 2 hour session



Would you like to participate in a research study?

Thug Design (www.thugdesign.com) is a research design tech company conducting Software Developer/Engineer (using prototyping platforms) research starting August 10th & 11th. Please fill out this Google form via the link below to see if you meet the criteria for our… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on August 10, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Going Pro in Data Science

When you're learning data science, you usually practice with nice, clean, pre-packaged data sets and tidy case studies that lead you step-by-step from data collection to cool insights.

But when real life hits, many data scientists have to work with missing or sketchy information extracted from (multiple) sources in the organization. Data science that works is a messy, trial-and-error process of creating and testing hypotheses, gathering evidence, and drawing conclusions.

Going Pro in… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on July 31, 2016 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Call for proposals: The O'Reilly Design Conference

O'Reilly has just opened the call for proposals for their second Design Conference, coming to San Francisco March 19–22, 2017. Got something to share with the design community? Think it over and submit your idea by September 7, 2016.
http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/24650

Added by Michael Levin on July 28, 2016 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Enter for a chance to win!

O'Reilly technology conferences help you change your business—and change the world—by bringing you face-to-face with the knowledge of innovators and practitioners. Discover the right conference for you below and enter to win a Platinum pass!

"The O'Reilly conferences are the gold standard for drawing together a critical mass of thought leaders." —Steve Gillmor, CRN

Link: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/24305

Added by Michael Levin on July 26, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Why to choose Web Scraping Service not Web Scraping Software?

As i am writing this post, there are many outstanding web scraping software have been released in the market and also one major exit from the market called as Kimono.

Still i will pitch for Web Scraping Service over Web Scraping Software because of the following reasons :

Web Scraping Software :

Pros :

1. One time fee payment and life time…

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Added by Webdata-scraping on June 15, 2016 at 9:12am — No Comments

Did You Know? Cassandra

The developers at Facebook created the first version of Cassandra because they knew the world needed a new database. The name was chosen from the Greek mythological prophet who could predict the future, but due to a curse put on her, no one believed her.

Added by Michael Levin on June 5, 2016 at 9:08am — No Comments

Why use Amazon EC2 (AWS) Container Services (Docker)

Why use Amazon's container service?

We all experience a common set of tasks when working in IT shops. Someone gets delegated (voluntold) to the task of working with the System Admin, JBoss/Middleware, Security, and Hardware support teams in configuring a brand new set of servers.

Other times we develop an install instructions for JBoss EAP or a database product like MongoDB or Postgress. Then every developer…

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Added by Matt C on June 1, 2016 at 1:54pm — 2 Comments

Meeting Mycroft: An Open AI Platform You Can Order Around By Voice

Mycroft developer Ryan Sipes, speaking from the show floor of this year's OSCON in Austin,…

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Added by Timothy Lord on May 30, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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Deno 1.10 Released with Shared Wasm Memory and Web Storage Support

The Deno team recently released Deno 1.10 with shared WASM memory support, an implementation of Web Storage API, remote import maps, improvements to the built-in test runner, and more.

By Bruno Couriol

NVIDIA Announces AI Training Dataset Generator DatasetGAN

Researchers at NVIDIA have created DatasetGAN, a system for generating synthetic images with annotations to create datasets for training AI vision models. DatasetGAN can be trained with as few as 16 human-annotated images and performs as well as fully-supervised systems requiring 100x more annotated images.

By Anthony Alford

Article: The Future of Windows (and other Platforms) Development

Microsoft is looking to address the fragmentation in the Windows developer ecosystem through Windows UI and Project Reunion. In this article, we’ll see how different groups of Windows developers will be able to adopt Project Reunion. We’ll also look at how Project Reunion, coupled with the Uno Platform, can be used to extend a Windows application across iOS, macOS, Android, Web, and even Linux.

By Nick Randolph

IBM Introduces Watson Orchestrate for Task Automation

At the recent Think conference, IBM introduces an AI-powered automation tool called Watson Orchestrate. It is currently in preview in IBM Cloud Paks for Automation and expected to be generally available later in 2021 as a SaaS offering.

By Steef-Jan Wiggers

Article: Applying the “Whole Product Model” to the “Technology Adoption Life Cycle”

In order to develop products customer love, product managers need to truly understand how their “whole product” delivers value and when to address which customer segment. Two models that are very powerful when applied together, and that a product manager can use to develop extraordinary products are The Whole Product Model and The Technology Adoption Life Cycle.

By Sebastian Straube

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