- The Future of Not Working – As automation reduces the need for human labor, some Silicon Valley executives think a universal income will be the answer — and the beta test is happening in Kenya.
- ML-From-Scratch: Bare bones Python implementations of various Machine Learning models and algorithms. – Python implementations of various Machine Learning models and algorithms from scratch.
- Easily Create Complex Workflows With AWS Step Functions #lambda #aws – AWS Step Functions is a great tool to create sophisticated workflows and state machines for zero-infrastructure applications. There are still many areas which should be improved, but even in its current state AWS Step Functions can be used to solve real-world problems.
- qaz—A CLI tool for Templating & Managing stacks in AWS Cloudformation #aws – Qaz is a Fork of the Bora project by @pkazmierczak that aims to focus on simplifying the process of deploying infrastructure on AWS via Cloudformation by utilising the Go Templates Library and custom functions to generate diverse and configurable templates.
- How Technology Is Destroying Jobs – Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
- Robots Will Devour Jobs More Slowly Than You Think – An automated workforce is inevitable, but humans may labor alongside machines for the foreseeable future.
- Losing Hearts and Minds – Oracle! – I’ve been a loyal Oracle developer for decades, but I’m afraid Oracle has lost the hearts and minds of developers. My son is finishing his B.Sc. in IT and wouldn’t dream of using Oracle tools. If you are an Oracle developer with more than 10 years until retirement, I advise you to start planning for your time after Oracle.
- Hasura – Platform to build & deploy app backends with a Postgres BaaS & a Kubernetes PaaS – Platform to build & deploy app backends with a Postgres BaaS & a Kubernetes PaaS
- What if technology could help improve conversations online? #machinelearning #tensorflow – We are also open sourcing experiments, models, and research data to explore the strengths and weaknesses (e.g. potential unintended biases) of using machine learning as a tool for online discussion
- Google Cloud Platform is the first cloud provider to offer Intel Skylake #cloud – Skylake includes Intel Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX-512), which make it ideal for scientific modeling, genomic research, 3D rendering, data analytics and engineering simulations. When compared to previous generations, Skylake’s AVX-512 doubles the floating-point performance for the heaviest calculations. In our own internal tests, it improved application performance by up to 30%.
- Inside Facebook’s AI Machine – The Applied Machine Learning group helps Facebook see, talk, and understand. It may even root out fake news.
Monthly Archives: February 2017
Links for February 20th through February 21st
- Kubernetes orchestrator now available on Microsoft’s Azure Container Service – It's an open-source love fest: The Kubernetes container cluster manager is now generally available on Microsoft's Azure Container Service.
- Introducing Netflix Stethoscope – project following a User Focused Security approach. – Stethoscope is a web application that collects information for a given user’s devices and gives them clear and specific recommendations for securing their systems.
- AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) prescribes rules for expressing Serverless applications on AWS #lambda #serverless – AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) prescribes rules for expressing Serverless applications on AWS.
- Library for effortless Alexa Skill development with AWS Lambda – Library for effortless Alexa Skill development with AWS Lambda. Alexa Skill Kit is available as a Node.js module on NPM
- New AWS AI Blog – in-depth technical content, customer stories, and new feature announcements – On this new AWS blog, we’ll be covering these areas and more, with in-depth technical content, customer stories, and new feature announcements.
- FlexyPool adds metrics and failover strategies to a given Connection Pool, allowing it to resize on demand. – The FlexyPool library adds metrics and flexible strategies to a given Connection Pool, allowing it to resize on demand. This is very handy since most connection pools offer a limited set of dynamic configuration strategies.
- MockWebServer – A scriptable web server for testing HTTP clients – This library makes it easy to test that your app Does The Right Thing when it makes HTTP and HTTPS calls. It lets you specify which responses to return and then verify that requests were made as expected.
- Deeplearning4j: Open-source, Distributed Deep Learning for the JVM #deeplearning – Open-Source, Distributed, Deep Learning Library for the JVM
- Java libraries you can’t miss in 2017 – Java libraries you can't miss in 2017
- micro-auth: A microservice that makes adding authentication with Google and Github to your application easy. – A microservice that makes adding authentication with Google and Github to your application easy.
Links for February 7th through February 17th
- Eliminate engineering bottlenecks in Deep Learning – Floyd Zero Setup Deep Learning – Platform-as-a-Service for training and deploying your DL models in the cloud. Start running your first project in < 30 sec! Floyd takes care of the grunt work so you can focus on the core of your problem
- Propeller – Front-end framework based on Material Design & Bootstrap – Propeller is a front-end responsive framework based on Google’s Material Design Standards & Bootstrap.
- Take Containers From Development To Amazon ECS – In this tutorial, you will work through the full product development lifecycle for a web application.
- JSONlite- A simple, self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, json document store. – A simple, self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, json document store.
- Microservices and Docker at Scale #Containers – Microservies and Docker have become the peanut butter and jelly of modern app delivery. They allow organizations to work in a consistent, isolated runtime environment.
- The 2016 Android Developer Toolbox – tools to write maintainable code and improve productivity – A demonstration of all the tools we use in 2016 to write maintainable code and improve our productivity
- As Goldman Embraces Automation, Even the Masters of the Universe Are Threatened #automation – Software that works on Wall Street is changing how business is done and who profits from it.
Links for January 19th through February 7th
- Oxford Deep NLP 2017 course – An advanced course on natural language processing – Oxford Deep NLP – An advanced course on natural language processing (github.com)
- Building Event-driven Microservices Using CQRS and Serverless as cloud-native applications. – This blog series will introduce you to building event-driven microservices as cloud-native applications.
- Site Reliability Engineering – How Google to builds, deploys, monitors, & maintains some of the largest software systems in the world – Members of the SRE team explain how their engagement with the entire software lifecycle has enabled Google to build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world
- The MVC, MVP, and MVVM Smackdown on Android – This post steps through the MVC, MVP, and MVVM patterns in order. At the beginning of each section we start with a common definition of the major components and responsibilities and then see how that applies to our game.
- What Is Serverless Architecture, and How Does It Help My Business? #serverless #cloud – What Is Serverless Architecture, and
How Does It Help My Business?
- reactNativeEverywhere: Starter kit to target multiple platforms with react-native’ APIs. – Starter kit to target multiple platforms with react-native' APIs.
- Git Questions – How to Keep a Git Fork up to Date | IntelliJ IDEA Blog – This video shows an answer to this question which uses Git’s fetch, pull and push from within IntelliJ IDEA.
- OpenSSH Keys: A Walkthrough – I’m going to describe how the keys are stored, and talk about converting between SSH keys and the original key formats.
- Copycat – A fault-tolerant state machine replication framework built on the Raft consensus algorithm for Java 8 – Copycat is a fault-tolerant state machine replication framework. Built on the Raft consensus algorithm,
- How to Create a Distributed Datastore in 10 Minutes – Copycat is a framework that sidesteps the standard paradigm of building applications dependent on external systems for data consistency by allowing you to embed your application logic, written as a state machine, directly into Copycat, where consistency and fault tolerance are taken care of for you