Day: October 10, 2019

AI-enabled drone maps disaster victims' location, need
Autonomous Vehicles Drones

AI-enabled Drone Maps Disaster Victims’ Location and Needs

Here’s a great example of how AI, drones, and autonomous technologies can drastically improve people’s lives and safety in the aftermath of a disaster. An open-source disaster response tool that uses visual recognition and learns through artificial intelligence and cloud tools began as an idea that a self-taught developer had at IBM’s Call for Code […]

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Azure Data R

How to manage R packages in Azure SQL Database with sqlmlutils

Currently, Azure SQL Database has ML Services with R available in preview. In this video, Anna Hoffman gives a brief overview of how you can use an open source package called sqlmlutils to easily connect and add/remove packages to Azure SQL Database. You can find a full example of using R, sqlmlutils, and revoscale in […]

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Developer

Why Isn’t Functional Programming the Norm?

Richard Feldman is a member of the Elm core team, the author of Elm in Action from Manning Publications, and the instructor for the Intro to Elm and Advanced Elm courses on Frontend Masters. In this video, he explores the reason why functional programming hasn’t taken over despite its advantages.

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AI Facial Recognition Javasscript

Build Real Time Face Detection With JavaScript

In this video, Web Dev Simplified sets up real time face detection through a webcam using AI (in JavaScript!). By the end of this video you will have fully functional real time face detection on your site which can be used with any webcam or phone camera. Materials/References: GitHub Code: https://github.com/WebDevSimplified/Face-Detection-JavaScriptFace API Library: https://github.com/justadudewhohacks/face-api.js Models […]

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Autonomous Vehicles Drones

Skydio 2: An Affordable Autonomous Drone

The Verge takes a look at the Skydio 2 – a drone that can fly itself, follow you around without crashing into trees. This device is affordable at $999 for the aircraft itself. A pair of optional $150 controllers are a separate purchase if you need longer range and/or more control over filming. Learn more: […]

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IoT Microsoft

IoT support for .NET Core

In this episode, Richard Lander and Jose Perez sit down with Christos to talk about the work they’ve been doing to add support for IoT development with .NET Core. [ Related Links .NET Core IoT libraries Cross-Platform IoT Programming with .NET Core 3.0 .NET Core Guide

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