Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

What investors should know about opportunities in AI during the Second Machine Age

By Malik Nabulsi, MBA Summer Associate “The artificial intelligence problem is taken to be that of making a machine behave in ways that would be called intelligent if a human were so behaving.” — 1955

A dead simple Webpack 4 example with vanilla JavaScript (No Libraries and Frameworks)

Grab the repo here! This is a response to a Stack Overflow question. I figured out that there are people out there that may need this, even though it may look silly, at the very

NewsGuard Fights Fake News With Humans, Not Algorithms

A new Chrome extension rates news sites on trustworthiness, with input from experienced reporters.

4 Prioritization Lessons (using Cost of Delay and CD3)

Consider this table. The columns represents mission duration (in months). The rows are Cost of Delay ($s per month opportunity cost). The cells are CD3…the Cost of Delay divided by the expected number of periods

You have to choose between Software Delivered on Time and Good Software

Hopefully I caught your attention with the controversial (and admittedly hyperbolic) title. Good. Let me restate it in a slightly more elegant and less clickbaity form: In general, you can either have software delivered on

Never Send a Business Model Canvas to Your Investors

A canvas is a tool mainly intended for entrepreneurs to learn and articulate changes to their business model proposition. However, the process carries a risky element in it: exactly the canvas itself, the current snapshot

Dialogflow vs Rasa — Which One to Choose?

First of all, we found Dialogflow to be super easy to use. Almost everything is available in the user interface and you can create a bot without writing even a single line of code. Dialogflow

Hosting a Website on AWS S3

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3) can host static web sites at an extremely low cost. The cost for most websites is a few cents to a few dollars per month (for a

How to Create and Execute a .Jar File in Linux Terminal

A JAR (Java ARchive) is platform-independent file format used to aggregate many Java class files and associated metadata and resources such as text, images, etc, into a single file for distribution. It allows Java...

Pro-‘Dota 2’ Players Fend off Elon Musk’s AI Bots—for Now

Algorithms have conquered backgammon, chess, and Go, but they fall short against the best humans in a complex, multiplayer strategy game.

Forget the Business Plan, Just Go “All In”

There are a great many entrepreneurs who sit around all day brainstorming the perfect idea. First of all, no great business comes from a long day of sitting at your desk wondering what will work.

The Go-Getters Guide to Weak Ties

Weak ties are more likely to be bridges to new networks Granovetter’s original article distinguishes between regular network paths and “bridges.” All networks contain paths that connect between nodes. A path becomes a bridge when it

The impending doom of (many) protocols

Storm clouds gathering Please follow me @flatoutcrypto. You can find all of my articles on As I referred to in my post on crypto narratives yesterday, I think protocols as a whole are overvalued

Chatbot Development Challenges?-?Part 1

Last October, virtual assistants were placed at the Peak of Inflated Expectations in 2017 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. It was a substantial jump from the middle of the Innovation Trigger part of the

How to Install OpenSSL from Source in CentOS and Ubuntu

OpenSSL is a full-featured software library that contains an open-source implementation of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols, used for securing information transmitted over computer networks. It is a...

No, Blockchain Isn’t Net Neutrality’s Silver Bullet: Part One

We Begin With Hyperlinks Introduction Net neutrality, at its most basic, is the idea that there should be no prioritizing of information or data on the internet. Netflix shouldn’t load quicker than Hulu because they’ve

InfoSec Career Paths vs Programming Skills — The Basics

Image from I’ve recently was asked for a numerous time?—?“Is being a great developer vital when choosing information security as a professional career?”, so I decided to write a more in-depth answer to the

4 Ways to Make Record and Playback Test Automation Not Suck

So your organization is doubling down on agile processes, and you’ve been told that as part of the effort, you need to start automating your tests. This makes sense, as testing automation can increase test

FiftyThree, Maker of Popular Paper and Paste Apps, Gets Acquired

An interview with FiftyThree cofounder Georg Petschnigg about why he decided to sell his company to WeTransfer.

Top Industries Which Can Benefit From Augmented Reality App Development

best Augmented Reality App Development Pokemon Go app has already attained massive success in the long run. Due to the boom of Pokemon Go game, augmented reality development has attained massive plenty of popularity in