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Introduction To Getting Started With Strong and Weak AI – [Part 1]

Hello, you either spend your next 8 minutes a few seconds reading this article or spend the whole week reading 15 encyclopedia text. Read the full story

Notes from Startup School Week 1 Videos

For people who are busy. Notes from “How to Evaluate Startup Ideas Pt. 1” (-Kevin Hale) 1. A startup is a company that’s designed to grow. If not, you are building a small business. 2.

Explaining the Blockchain with Lincoln Logs

When learning about Blockchain, I’ve found it to be easier to understand the basic premise if the person explaining it is not an “expert” on the subject but rather a teacher who can explain complicated

Learn basics of Version Control & Git Commands in less than 10 minutes.

Introduction to Version Control & Git Commands What is Version Controlling? ? “Management of multiple revisions of the same unit of information.” Version Controlling is managing changes to a source. These changes are identified by a

A Decentralised Blockchain-Based VPN Network Could Be The Future of Private Communication

Broadly speaking, there are three parties fighting the guerilla war on privacy and internet anonymity. Government agencies, cybercriminals and we average internet users who mostly give Facebook all of our information and then complain, on

The Main Features of Facebook’s Libra and How it Can Impact the Crypto Industry

The most discussed topic in crypto industry this week was Facebook’s official announcement about the release of its own cryptocurrency and ecosystem, called Libra. Rumors had long been circulating that the IT giant was preparing

Work-Life Balance & Wellness for Techies

Photo Source With any job, passion and the pressure to perform well can lead to overworking yourself. This can be especially hard on those in tech-oriented jobs, who are constantly at a computer. On top

The Programmable Self

Why there’s always somewhere better to be “It’s hot. It’s loud. Goddamn this mariachi band to hell!” I thought to myself while waiting on the New York City subway platform. My mind sought separation from my

The 3 Most Underrated Cryptocurrencies in the Industry Right Now

We have all heard of Bitcoin. Maybe even Ethereum or Litecoin. But, today, I am here to show you the three most underrated cryptocurrencies in the industry right now. These digital assets have clearly defined goals

Can You Robot?

Eva LiBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Mar 12 Makers, developers, robotics enthusiasts, if you are still hunting for robotic parts and hoping that they are compatible with the software, please continue reading. Recently, consumer robotics company Vincross just launched

How to Recruit and Retain Great Engineers

I’ve always been worried about bringing in great people to my team. Many years into this, and I am still concerned. One of the cliché phrases you hear as a people manager is: “You should

How Blockchain Could End Identity Theft on Dark Web

We feel that our personal data is very important and priceless. However, the reality is very different. Stolen credit card information, addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers are sold on the dark web for as

How Can Hierarchical Test Structure Absolutely Make a Mess?

source: pexels Have you ever written your unit tests using a simple xUnit style testing framework? Then you probably know, as tests get more complex, the more boilerplate and duplication they collect, either spread among

Beyond Crypto?—?Blockchain Ethics

The Not So Good 51% Attacks and Double Spending As I mentioned before, blockchains are just nodes (people’s computers) working together to create a network. One of the beauties of these nodes is that their owners are

Only Intrinsic Motivation Lasts

Why I Quit a $500K job at Amazon to work for myself Last week I left my cushy job at Amazon after 8 years. Despite getting rewarded repeatedly with promotions, compensation, recognition, and praise, I wasn’t

How To Set Up a Network Bridge for LXD Containers

Most of our web applications run in LXD containers. Not without reason LXD is one of the most important features of Ubuntu Server for me. There are many ways to access a web application in

How Zero Wins: Product Analysis of the Fasting Tracker

What is Zero? Zero was created in 2016 by Kevin Rose (founder of Digg) as a personal side project. It has just one main button that the user presses to toggle between the start and end

What We Can Learn from Crypto’s Anti-Hero

“The house of Cypherpunks has many rooms.” –Timothy May Last month, Timothy May, the incendiary co-founder of the Cypherpunks mailing list and author of the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto, died, leaving behind a complicated legacy for the

Blockchain for social good. Reviewing top use cases in 2018.

Most blockchain projects are aimed at raising funds and generating profits with meaningless products, but some of them are designed to help those in need, through joint efforts of the community, solve acute social problems

How to convert a website into an Android app from scratch?

In this tutorial, we will learn How to Convert a Website into an Android Application using Android Studio. If you do not know anything about Android Studio yet, Don’t worry.We will start everything from scratch. This