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Top Tips For PCB Design Layout

The Crazy Programmer

Are you thinking about designing a printed circuit board? PCBs are quite complicated, and you need to make sure that the layout that you choose is going to operate as well as you want it to. For this reason, we have put together some top tips for PCB design layout.

6 cybersecurity revelations from the redacted Mueller report

The Parallax

From the earliest moves by Russian hackers to influence the 2016 U.S.

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R vs Python for Machine Learning

The Crazy Programmer

There are so many things to learn before to choose which language is good for Machine Learning. We will discuss each and everything about R as well as Python and the situation or problem in which situation we have to use which language. Let’s start.

Remote Pair Programming: A Guide for Distributed Teams

Agile Alliance

Learn how to implement remote pair programming so that you can realize the benefits of pairing and address some challenges of distributed development. Technology pair programming subscriber

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

How Much is Poor Quality Software Costing You?


Earlier this month, Herb Krasner, an Advisory Board member of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) joined our VP of Solution Engineering Eric Mizell for a webinar examining the cost of poor quality software.

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Meet ‘misinfosec’: Fighting fake news like it’s malware

The Parallax

VANCOUVER—The last thing Emmanuel Vincent expected to do with his Ph.D. in oceanography and climate science was fact-checking news reports. But he found a compelling reason to dive into the fraught world of online journalism: He wanted to stop fake news.

Shut the door and listen from outside


At a certain point, you start to finish each other’s statements. Teams that have been together for a while can breed a sort of shorthand in their communication. This has a lot of upsides, but it can also cause, for example, predictable retrospectives. Retrospectives should trigger learning and improvement. When they become predictable I feel […]. The post Shut the door and listen from outside appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Scrum Agile games continuous improvement retrospective

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Highlights from the O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference in New York 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Watch highlights from expert talks covering AI, machine learning, deep learning, ethics, and more. People from across the AI world are coming together in New York for the O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference. Below you'll find links to highlights from the event. AI and the robotics revolution.

Focusing on the True DevOps North Star: Continuous Improvement

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

6 Steps to a Greener Office


Small changes add up to big impacts. Whether at home, in the community, or at work, each step in the right direction can move us toward a brighter, greener future. So, in honor of Earth Day 2019, we've gathered some tips to make your workplace more eco-friendly, one small step at a time. Operations


Digital + Water = Operational Transformation

Beyond B2B

Water management may not be one of your typical “top ten” conservation topics around the dinner table, but it should be. IoT telecommunications

Asynchronous workflow pattern


The asynchronous workflow pattern, also known as the publish-subscribe pattern, is an architecture pattern which is typically used to asynchronously perform resource intensive and time consuming tasks. To separate the request from the task itself we can use a queue where the sender puts messages that another service can pick up. This pattern is a subset of the […]. The post Asynchronous workflow pattern appeared first on Xebia Blog

Applied machine learning at Facebook

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Kim Hazelwood discusses the hardware and software Facebook has designed to meet its scale needs. Continue reading Applied machine learning at Facebook

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

Cybersecurity’s Great Untapped Resource: Women and Minorities

Security Innovation

Security Innovation operates in an industry with a job shortage approaching 3.5M* qualified professionals.

The Kanban perspective on Teams

To Team or not to Team? The comparison between Kanban and Scrum obviously comes up often when we're talking to teams, especially in the context of Professional Scrum with Kanban. While they are more similar than many practitioners realize, one key difference is the perspective on Teams. . If you look at the definition of Kanban or Lean, you wouldn't find teams anywhere there.


Python’s Popularity Continues: Examining the Top Use Cases

Python continues to be one of the most popular coding languages in use. In fact, the TIOBE index of programming language popularity named it the 2018 Language of the Year. Its usage and adoption continue to grow and proliferate into additional use cases.

5 Common Misconceptions About Serverless in 2019


At Stackery, our engineers live and breathe serverless development every day. Because of this, we are constantly evaluating the current soundbites about it; when a field is expanding this quickly, it’s not uncommon to hear a generous handful of misguided assumptions.

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Making real-world distributed deep learning easy with Nauta

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Carlos Humberto Morales offers an overview of Nauta, an open source multiuser platform that lets data scientists run complex deep learning models on shared hardware. Continue reading Making real-world distributed deep learning easy with Nauta

Oracle Critical Patch Update For April Contains 297 Fixes


Oracle fixes nearly 300 vulnerabilities in second Critical Patch Update for 2019, including bugs in WebLogic, Java SE and several product components. Background. On April 16, Oracle released its Critical Patch Update for April 2019 as part of its quarterly release of fixes for vulnerabilities.

Interview with CDO Club Founder, David Mathison


Chief Data Officers (CDOs) are taking the data world by storm, but their role is relatively new, and subsequently, there's not much established wisdom on how to be effective in this role. Interview CDO community

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DevOps and Security: Be Ready to Shield Your Application

All of us have heard of continuous improvement/continuous delivery (CI/CD). There are many benefits to implementing CI/CD, as it helps seamless integration from end to end for development and deployment processes.

How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Have you ever been part of a launch that, despite everyone's hard work, was more like a balloon deflating than a rocket taking off? It turns out that some of the most popular product and feature launch tactics can be counterproductive to achieving sustainable growth. Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge, has taken a close look at these practices to figure out just why they can slow - or even hurt - growth. Now, he has a repeatable model for you to use in your next launches to get the growth you're looking for.

Demystifying Spark Jobs to Optimize for Cost and Performance

Cloudera Engineering

Apache Spark is one of the most popular engines for distributed data processing on Big Data clusters. Spark jobs come in all shapes, sizes and cluster form factors. Ranging from 10’s to 1000’s of nodes and executors, seconds to hours or even days for job duration, megabytes to petabytes of data and simple data scans to complicated analytical workloads.

Artificial intelligence: The “refinery” for data

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Nick Curcuru explains how Mastercard is using AI to improve security without sacrificing the customer experience. Continue reading Artificial intelligence: The “refinery” for data

Knative: The Serverless Environment for Kubernetes Fans

Aqua Security

Knative is the newest member of serverless environments that is gaining significant interest and generating a great deal of hype in the Kubernetes/Cloud Native community.

Micro-promotions and mentorship: the big impact of small actions in an engineering culture


For the last decade, I have worked in male-dominated environments. While during this time I’ve encountered many nitwits and detractors, I’ve also been fortunate to encounter many proponents and advocates.

Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

When it comes to delivering a solid product/market fit, customer validation is key. After all, you want to provide customers with a product that not only fills the need, but is delightful -- right? To get there, you need to commit to a vital blend of market research, strategy, and user testing. Join John Little, Head of Product Marketing at Centercode, as he explains a two-part approach to customer validation. First, how do you strategically identify your top product areas that need attention prior to release. And second, how do you turn user data into strategic priorities that help the right teams make the right decisions.

XebiaLabs Injects Predictive Analytics Into DevOps Platform

XebiaLabs is moving to take the guesswork out of DevOps following the launch of a set of tools that leverage machine learning algorithms to predict when and how the release of an application is most likely to go awry.

How to Determine the Value of Your Data Initiatives


Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI) on a business project is a necessary evil. On the one hand, you need ROI to determine the most impactful ways of spending your human and financial capital.

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Computational propaganda

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Sean Gourley considers the repercussions of AI-generated content that blurs the line between what's real and what's fake. Continue reading Computational propaganda