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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.

Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model

Erik Bernhardsson

Anyone who built software for a while knows that estimating how long something is going to take is hard. It’s hard to come up with an unbiased estimate of how long something will take, when fundamentally the work in itself is about solving something.

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.

What Good is Agility without Alignment?

One of the biggest misconceptions of agile is that it focuses on speed. How fast can we deliver? How fast can we deliver on this project/product? This short-sighted view of agile is causing a bigger problem?—?misalignment. misalignment.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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.

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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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Designing a team culture

. What this article is about. Teams are becoming the fundamental organizational entity, individual responsibility is being replaced by that of the team. But responsibility does not come about all by itself.

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

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.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

What Cyber Security and Game of Thrones Have in Common


By: Eric Rhoades, VP of Internet Solutions. We live in a hyper-connected world: enterprises are required to be online, available and responsive at all times.

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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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Sea Turtle DNS Hijacking Campaign Utilizes At Least Seven Patched Vulnerabilities


The Sea Turtle campaign exploits seven patchable vulnerabilities dating from 2009 to 2018 to breach organizations and hijack their DNS name records. Background. On April 17, researchers at Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group published a blog entitled DNS Hijacking Abuses Trust In Core Internet Service.

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

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

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


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

Kafka Summit New York 2019 Session Videos


It seems like there’s a Kafka Summit every other month. Of course there’s not—it’s every fourth month—but hey, close enough. We now have the Kafka Summit New York in the books, and the session videos are available in record time. As I usually do, let me break the event down for you.

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Simple, scalable, and sustainable: A methodical approach to AI adoption

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Rajendra Prasad explains how leaders in large enterprises can make AI adoption successful. Continue reading Simple, scalable, and sustainable: A methodical approach to AI adoption

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

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.


A call to rethink the banking value chain


Financial services is shifting to platforms for business functions and processes, and that’s a good thing. Moving from applications to Software as a Service (SaaS) and then to Platform as a Service (PaaS) can create new value chains.

Predictive Prioritization Is Now Available in!


Predictive Prioritization is a game-changer for risk-based vulnerability management. And now it’s a core capability of, helping you focus first on the 3% of vulnerabilities that matter most. We are excited to announce that Predictive Prioritization is now available in

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Machine learning for personalization

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Tony Jebara explains how Netflix is personalizing and optimizing the images shown to subscribers. Continue reading Machine learning for personalization

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

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.

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.

7 Useful JavaScript Tricks

David Walsh

Just like every other programming language, JavaScript has dozens of tricks to accomplish both easy and difficult tasks. Some tricks are widely known while others are enough to blow your mind. Let’s have a look at {x} JavaScript tricks you can start using today! Get Unique Values of an Array. Getting an array of unique values is probably easier than you think: var j = [.new new Set([1, 2, 3, 3])] >> [1, 2, 3]. I love the mixture of rest expression and Set ! Array and Boolean.

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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

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 best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore 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 to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"