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Proficent

Dear Reader, Amateurs practice until they get it right. Professionals practice until they cannot get it wrong. — Unknown In scuba diving, the skills a student learns are important, they could save their life. New divers are taught skills to “proficiency”, they can successfully perform the skill on-demand. They can’t …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 9, 2019


Keyboard control of macOS notification alerts

I use Apple's Reminders app to remind me about things that I need to do. It has the useful feature of syncing across my Mac, iPad and iPhone and I can add to it via Siri in my car. When I am notified on my Mac, a notification alert appears with two buttons: Complete and Later . Clicking Later offers a set of …

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Written by Rob Allen - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 9, 2019


Setting up IBM Cloud Object Storage

For a little website that I'm writing, I thought that I'd use IBM Cloud Object Storage (equivalent to AWS S3) as I'm generating the pages using OpenWhisk on IBM Cloud Functions . The documentation is quite good if you want to use the website, but is a bit spread all over the place if you're using the command …

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Written by Rob Allen - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 9, 2019


"“An algorithm that scans resumes might say for example, ‘Oh, I notice when …

“ “An algorithm that scans resumes might say for example, ‘Oh, I notice when people use this kind of font, it has a high correlation with being productive, so this is the important feature.’ Is it? I don’t know, maybe it is, maybe it isn’t, but [the algorithm] could do things like that and it’s hard to understand …

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Written by The New Aesthetic - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 9, 2019


New in PHP 7.4

PHP 7.4, which will be released around December 2019, will bring a couple of nice features such as typed properties, preloading, improved type variance, ... In …

Written by murze.be - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 9, 2019


AI year in review

At Facebook, we think that artificial intelligence that learns in new, more efficient ways – much like humans do – can play an important role in bringing people together. That core belief helps drive our AI strategy, focusing our investments in long-term research related to systems that learn using real-world data, …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 8, 2019


Triggered

A few times a month I’ll get emails that trigger me. The writer isn’t being totally rude, but just the way its worded screams of selfishness or little slights. Every time my instant reaction is anger and I want to fire back to let them know how bad of a person they are. We all know how well that would end. Instead …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 8, 2019


406 Not Acceptable

Happy 2019! After a small hiatus we’re back with this captivating series. I hope you’re as excited as I am and I hope you have the best 2019! 406 Not Acceptable is emitted by a server when the client asked for a specific representation of a resource that the server doesn’t support. Accept headers HTTP has …

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Written by Evert Pot - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 8, 2019


Help Someone

Dear Reader, All of us have platforms; some of them are just a packing crate, others are tall mountains. Regardless of how high your platform is, make sure you use it to help others every now and then. Somebody out there is just starting out. You may only be standing on a box, but they […] The post Help Someone …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 8, 2019