This series will explore various topics and techniques in machine learning, arguably the most talked-about area of technology and computer science over the past several years. We’ll begin, in this article, with an extended “case study” in Python: how can we build a machine learning model to detect credit card fraud?
Crypto-currency remains controversial, and Bitcoin, a leading open source initiative to create an alternative form of currency, is at the center of this controversy. Here, the author provides an update on the state of Bitcoin in particular, and examines the future of crypto-currency in general.
Akka and Java 8 make it possible to create distributed microservice-based systems that just a few years ago were the stuff of dreams. Actor based systems enable developers to create quickly evolving microservice architectures that can elastically scale systems to support huge volumes of data.
Differential privacy leapt from research papers to tech news headlines last year when, in the WWDC keynote, Apple VP of Engineering Craig Federighi announced Apple’s use of the concept in iOS.
The book Soul-Centered Leadership provides ideas and exercises for developing skills to lead people while being in touch with your soul, based on emotional intelligence, psychology, and spirituality.
A lot happened in the last year in the .NET ecosystem: cross-platform, cloud, mobile, web apps and universal apps. Developers wonder where all this is going and what will be required to get there. 2
Because code analysis alone is insufficient to prevent attacks in today's typical large-scale deployment, certain mitigations should be done throughout the entire software life cycle.
This article gives a description of what Being Digital is and how it can be achieved. Digital is about putting less emphasis on tech for success and more on your customers. 4
To improve the performance of a Node.js application that involves IO, you need to understand how your CPU cycles are spent and what is preventing higher degrees of parallelism in your application.
In the book The Antifragility Edge Sinan Si Alhir shows how antifragility has been applied to help organizations evolve and thrive, and gives a roadmap for businesses to achieve greater antifragility.
A novel approach to developing microservices using DDD, Event Sourcing, and CQRS is able to overcome the challenge of using a microservice architecture for transactional business applications. 1
The book Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver provides a DevOps based approach for continuously improving development and delivery processes in large organizations.