Day: June 3, 2019

Microsoft Windows

How WSL Accesses Linux Files from Windows

Sven Groot explains how the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) can access and modify Linux files from Windows applications, going into deep dive level details on the underlying architecture and how it uses Plan 9’s 9P protocol to act as a file server between Linux and Windows. Sven Groot is a developer on the Windows […]

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Interesting Science

Could Electric Cars Wreak Havoc on Oil Markets Within a Decade?

Adding to Now You Know’s analysis of the coming oil market collapse, Bloomberg chimes in with their own analysis and, well, it’s going to get interesting.

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Data Economics of AI

Why Everyone Should Be Data Literate

How do we decipher between what is true and what is not without becoming data scientists? How can we use information to make better decisions? Data literacy opens our eyes and enables us to succeed in the digital revolution.

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AI Generative AI

Creating an AI to Write YouTube Videos

Here’s another example of an AI writing out a script videos – this time YouTube instructional videos. To me, it reads like poorly written stereo instructions.

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Mathematics

Mathematics for Beginners

In this video, Siraj Raval does something that your middle school math teacher did not: make math fun, funny, and engaging.

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AI TensorFlow

Rajat Monga on TensorFlow

Lex Fridman interviews Rajta Monga, an Engineering Director at Google, leading the TensorFlow team.

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Azure CosmosDB

Serverless Geo-Distributed Applications with CosmosDB

Matias Quaranta joins Scott Hanselman to share some best practices for creating serverless geo-distributed applications with Azure Cosmos DB. With the native integration between Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Functions, you can create database triggers, input bindings, and output bindings directly from your Azure Cosmos DB account. Using Azure Functions and Azure Cosmos DB, you […]

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AI Autonomous Vehicles

Are Humans China’s Big AI Advantage?

Here’s an interesting look at “Data Labelers” and how cheap human labor could once again be China’s competitive advantage. In order to avoid plowing into other cars or making illegal lane changes, they need a lot of help. In China, that help is increasingly coming from rooms full of college students. Li Zhenwei is a […]

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Python Programming Language: Guides, Tutorials, and Downloads
Career Python

Python: Guides, Tutorials, & More

Dice has rounded up a bunch of great resources for the would-be Python developer. There are a few gems for the season Pythonic person as well. Python is a robust programming language, widely used by many large organizations that prize its versatility. It’s utilized at Netflix , Dropbox and Google; it’s big in finance ; […]

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Big Data Data Science

Can You Recognize Yourself from Your Data?

BBC Click explores the impact of GDPR one year later and offers a brief glimpse into what our smartphones know about us.

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