Month: September 2020

Data DevOps

Infrastructure as Code and Azure

In the first part of this two-part series with Hamish Watson, we will look at the various methods available to deploy an Azure SQL database including PowerShell, Azure CLI and Terraform. Creating resources has never been easier or more standard than what we have now. Related Links: 0:00 Introduction 1:55 A Match Made in the […]

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Image Segmentation with Mask R-CNN, GrabCut, and OpenCV

Image Segmentation with Mask R-CNN, GrabCut, and OpenCV

Here’s a great tutorial on how to do image segmentation with AI. In this tutorial, you will learn how to perform image segmentation with Mask R-CNN, GrabCut, and OpenCV. A couple months ago, you learned how to use the GrabCut algorithm to segment foreground objects from the background . GrabCut worked fairly well but required […]

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Azure Container Instances Under the Hood

Have you ever wondered what’s going on under the hood for serverless offerings like Azure Container Instances? shows Scott Hanselman the latest innovations in the infrastructure that powers ACI and a peek at the product roadmap, including a demo of the managed identity experience coming soon. Related links: Quickstart: Deploy a container instance in Azure […]

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Microsoft Quantum Computing

Quick Explainer on Microsoft’s Quantum Computing Efforts

Here’s a great explainer video as to why Microsoft is focusing its efforts on topological qubits. “Our teams are combining theoretical insights with experimental breakthroughs to develop both the hardware and the software that will enable quantum computers to fundamentally transform the face of computing.””Our teams are combining theoretical insights with experimental breakthroughs to develop […]

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Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE with Chris Finlan

Guy in a Cube has a live stream where you can ask questions about Power BI with special guest, Chris Finlan. Get your Power BI Premium per User questions and of course anything else Power BI related.

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What Would a Quantum Internet Look Like?

In this episode, Seeker tackles the question that’s on everyone’s minds: what will it take to have quantum internet in our home? Yes, Virginia, a quantum internet is in the works. The U.S. Department of Energy recently rolled out a blueprint describing research goals and engineering barriers on the way to quantum internet. The DOE’s […]

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Cosmic rays can destabilize quantum computers, MIT study warns
Quantum Computing

Can Cosmic Rays Destabilize Quantum Computers?

Quantum computers are advancing at a breathtaking pace, but this progress may soon stall due to out of this world force — literally. Cosmic rays streaming down to Earth could interfere with the integrity of the information in these quantum computers. An MIT study has measured how much cosmic rays could interfere with quantum computers […]

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Developer DevOps

Git Tutorial for Beginners: Learn Git in 1 Hour

Programming with Mosh provides this Git tutorial for beginners. TABLE OF CONTENTS 0:00:00 Introduction0:00:35 What is Git?0:03:07 Using Git0:06:11 Installing Git0:07:38 Configuring Git0:12:43 Getting Help0:13:35 Cheat Sheet0:14:05 Taking Snapshots0:14:38 Initializing a Repository0:17:10 Git Workflow0:21:46 Staging Files0:25:24 Committing Changes0:27:37 Committing Best Practices0:30:21 Skipping the Staging Area0:31:46 Removing Files0:33:48 Renaming or Moving Files0:36:06 Ignoring Files0:42:41 Short Status0:45:33 […]

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