Fashionable Wearable Charger for your Smartphone

CTOvision

This Fashionable Bracelet Doubles Up As A Portable Charger For Your Smartphone [Video] (redmondpie.com). QBracelet wearable battery taps into fashion (slashgear.com). Q Design introduces QBracelet, a fashion accessory that charges your mobile devices (9to5mac.com).

E-ink: Taking Fashion to a New Level

CTOvision

Now, e-ink is transitioning to the fashion world. By Katie Kennedy. Today we are just beginning to see what e-ink has to offer. With e-readers, e-ink multi-cards, the Pebble smartwatch, and more devices on the market, e-ink can be used in a variety of ways due to its flexibility.

Python Design Patterns: For Sleek And Fashionable Code

Toptal

Python is a powerful, object-based, high-level programming language with dynamic typing and binding. Due to its flexibility and power, developers often employ certain rules, or Python design patterns. What makes them so important and what do does this mean for the average Python developer?

Access Governance: Managing the who and what of data access rights in a timely fashion

CTOvision

Inevitably, there will be some components that still need to be accomplished in a manual fashion. If something is different than the “norm” for a role, it can be revoked in a timely fashion. Dean Wiech. Over the past decade, many organizations have, or at least attempted to, implement access governance (AG) applications within their organizations.

How to Explain Agile to Your Stakeholders

Agile Alliance

If you work in an IT organization that seeks to operate in an Agile fashion, you may have run across the challenge of getting your stakeholders — those people who you’re building solutions for inside your organization — involved in your work and keeping them engaged at an appropriate level.

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Third-Party Libraries in C6

Cloudera Engineering

Code reused in this fashion is called a “third-party library.” Cloudera has put a significant amount of work into upgrading the third-party libraries used in our just-released C6 version.

What’s New in Cloudera Altus Director 6.1?

Cloudera Engineering

Altus Director’s enterprise-grade features deliver a mechanism for establishing production-ready clusters in the cloud for big data workloads and applications in a simple, reliable, automated fashion. Cloudera Altus Director helps you deploy, scale, and manage Cloudera clusters on AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform. Altus Director both enables and enforces the best practices of big data deployments and cloud infrastructure.

Hire iOS app developers for a feature-rich machine learning technology

Xicom

It is difficult to follow the urban culture and modern fashion trends that accompany it. That’s why people rely on the application for fashion consulting. Style suggestion apps come in different types: Social fashion games in which users create and vote clothes, users can create and share cueboard mode apps by swiping the screen to like or reject the app (fashion inspiration) or all the combinations above.

A Simple DNS Configuration Change Can Reduce Your Risk. Here Is What To Do

CTOvision

bg Have you ever seen a picture of an old fashioned telephone operator? Editor's note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person. Please share with anyone in your life who could benefit from this. -bg The operator played a critical function in establishing a global telephone network where any phone could talk to any phone. […]. CTO Cyber Security News Tech Advice The Boardroom

How to Add a User Stylesheet in Firefox

David Walsh

Web developers and designers alike love that CSS allows us to take text/media and present it in a beautiful, logical fashion.

What’s New in Cloudera Director 2.3?

Cloudera Engineering

Its enterprise-grade features deliver a reliable mechanism for establishing production-ready clusters in the cloud for big-data workloads and applications in a simple, reliable, automated fashion.

A Simple DNS Configuration Change Can Reduce Your Risk. Here Is What To Do

CTOvision

bg Have you ever seen a picture of an old fashioned telephone operator? Editor's note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person. Please share with anyone in your life who could benefit from this. -bg The operator played a critical function in establishing a global telephone network where any phone could talk to any phone. […]. CTO Cyber Security News Tech Advice The Boardroom

Four short links: 9 January 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

First, we’ll prove them the good old-fashioned way. Quantum Computing Zines, Phone Locations, Secret Wi-Fi Networks, and Programming the Integers. Quantum Computing Zines -- from EPiQC , the University of Chicago-led quantum research collaboration. Topics: history, hype, measurement, operations, notation, reversibility, superposition, and entanglement.

The blockchain beyond bitcoin

O'Reilly Media - Data

The foundational pieces that comprise a blockchain model are already in place in one fashion or another within most enterprises. Taking blockchain technology private for the enterprise.

Design Thinking: Understanding the Method Behind the Idea

Luis Goncalves

In short, every industry would do well to take advantage of this fashion of thinking and enjoy the following benefits: Design Thinking Prioritizes the User. It should be pointed out that while the aforementioned Design Thinking stages are discussed in a linear fashion, the process is very flexible.

Error'd: An Unfortunate Sign

The Daily WTF

"In true Disney fashion, even their servers bid us farewell after 'It's a Small World After All' had wrapped up," writes Daniel H. . "Found this in the School of IT. 404: Women not found. Fairly accurate," wrote Maddie J. . "In

Data engineers vs. data scientists

O'Reilly Media - Data

Finally, their results need to be given to the business in an understandable fashion. A data scientist can create a data pipeline after a fashion. In this case, the data scientist solved the problem after a fashion, but didn’t understand what the right tool for the job was.

Thanks In Large Part to Windows8, PC Shipments Post Steepest.

CTOvision

Of course old fashioned PCs will not disappear, but they are not the driving force they used to be. down All technology trackers have known the PC era is over. All projections have been for poor PC sales. But there was hope

Symantec Finally Agrees With Everyone Else In The Security Community: Says Antivirus Software Is Dead

CTOvision

The reality is that antivirus software that uses old fashioned methods of signature analysi. As a technologist I have long respected Symantec and their many capabilities (they do far more than antivirus, see the list here). But the hottest firms in cyber security, those growing because they make real, measurable, virtuous differences in enterprise security, are growing because they realized that Symantec''s core antivirus features just are not sufficient.

Handling real-time data operations in the enterprise

O'Reilly Media - Data

This means someone needs to be in charge of validating the data in some fashion. Getting DataOps right is crucial to your late-stage big data projects.

The Year Ahead for BPM -- 2019 Predictions from Top Influencers

BPM

Successful organizations will differentiate themselves by ensuring the customer experience is not a fashion or an afterthought, but instead lies at the very heart of how they organize and run their business. Jacob Freund Camunda [link].

What’s New in Cloudera Director 2.7?

Cloudera Engineering

Its enterprise-grade features deliver a mechanism for establishing production-ready clusters in the cloud for big-data workloads and applications in a simple, reliable, automated fashion. Cloudera Director 2.7 introduces support for LDAP authentication, improved Java 8 support, and instance template level normalization configuration. Continuing improvements have been made to the AWS plugin.

Do You Embrace Agility?

Cutter Consortium

Enterprises that operate in an agile fashion have a huge advantage — traceability from the team level back to the CEO. Traditional business and operating models are being digitally disrupted, forcing companies to quickly transition to new ways of doing business.

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New benchmarks for approximate nearest neighbors

Erik Bernhardsson

glove-100-angular: sift-128-euclidean: fashion-mnist-784-euclidean: gist-960-euclidean: In almost all the datasets the top 5 are in the following order: HNSW (hierarchical navigable small world) from NMSLIB (non metric search library) knocks it out of the park. UPDATE(2018-06-17): There are is a later blog post with newer benchmarks ! One of my super nerdy interests include approximate algorithms for nearest neighbors in high-dimensional spaces. The problem is simple.

Visual search in m-commerce: benefits, use cases, case studies, statistics & main players.

Apiumhub

Fashion is a dominant market in terms of visual search, however, home décor, consumer product goods, hairstyle and makeup products, and consumer electronics, etc. Tommyland is a mobile app created especially for the fashion show of Tommy Hilfiger, the American fashion designer, to increase customer engagement with the brand and its products. Snap Tech is a London based company that provides top-notch visual search solutions mainly for fashion retailers.

re: testing — I’ve seen SAM Local for quick iteration on Lambda and API GW work well, combined with…

Mike Roberts

AWS don’t make this completely easy (no automated deletion of sub accounts, chalk that up for the #AWSWishList), but you can create them and monitor them in an automated fashion re: testing?—?I’ve I’ve seen SAM Local for quick iteration on Lambda and API GW work well, combined with remote cloud services for (E.g.) database. A Cloud Guru have been fairly vocal about using the AWS / Firebase combo. The key to me is isolation and automation?—?give

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CodeSOD: Padding Your Time

The Daily WTF

Or, it probably does happen, and it probably happens in a general fashion which would also pad out the 0 - or maybe it doesn’t, and TRWTF is that their padding method can’t zero-pad a zero. Today will be a simple one, and it’s arguably low-hanging fruit, because once again, it’s date handling code. But it’s not handling dates where it falls down. It falls down on something much more advanced: conditionals. Supplied by “ _ek1n ”.

CodeSOD: CDADA

The Daily WTF

But, it also means that if you have a common task, like embedding arbitrary content in a safe fashion, there’s a well-specified and well-documented way to do it. If you did want to embed arbitrary content in a safe fashion, you could use the directive. If there’s one big problem with XML, it’s arguably that XML is overspecified. That’s not all bad- it means that every behavior, every option, every approach is documented, schematized, and defined.

What is neural architecture search?

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Deep learning offers the promise of bypassing the process of manual feature engineering by learning representations in conjunction with statistical models in an end-to-end fashion. An overview of NAS and a discussion on how it compares to hyperparameter optimization.

Reviving the Handwritten Thank-You Note: Tips, Tools, and a 4-Sentence Template

Atomic Spin

Does it seem old-fashioned? When I’m intimidated, I tend to write with a stilted, old-fashioned voice to match the medium (“To whom it may concern…”). I’m pretty sure you already think handwriting thank-you notes is a good move. So why don’t you more often? Too much work?

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How Big Data is Becoming Smaller Than Small Data

CTOvision

A fashion designer may think that she does not have any use for Big Data; nonetheless, this opinion quickly changes when she looks at an infographic that highlights the wage gap between men and women working in the fashion industry. Carol M. Evenson.

What’s New in Cloudera Director 2.6

Cloudera Engineering

Its enterprise-grade features deliver a mechanism for establishing production-ready clusters in the cloud for big-data workloads and applications in a simple, reliable, automated fashion. Cloudera Director 2.6 introduces support for protecting communications with TLS and SSH host keys. Azure support is enhanced with support for Azure Managed Disks and custom images. Cloudera Director helps you deploy, scale, and manage Cloudera clusters in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.

Amoeba-Based Computer Solves Traveling Salesman Puzzle

The New Stack

Professional Scrum with Kanban - Don't just limit WIP - optimize it! (post 3 of 3)

Scrum.org

. You might remember my posts on "Professional Scrum with Kanban - Don't just limit WIP - optimise it! posts 1 and 2 of 3)". I used Mike Burrows' Featureban ([link] and Andy Carmichael's additional design, with some tuning. Daily", team members flipped coins.

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Google, Facebook, Uber Join Linux Foundation’s OpenChain Project

The New Stack

Google, Facebook and Uber are joining the Linux Foundation’s OpenChain open source licensing project, taking their place 13 other companies, including GitHub, Adobe, Cisco, Comcast and others, the foundation announced at the Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama, Japan, this week.

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3 ways to respond to professional ghosting

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Jesse, a corporate recruiter in the European fashion industry. Finally. After months of searching for the perfect candidate, you’ve won the lottery. It seems like it anyway. You walk into work with a spring in your step. Just when you think life is looking up, you notice an insistent buzz.

Exploring the Release Phase of a Scrum Project

SCRUMstudy

Executing the two processes of the Release phase ends a project in successful fashion—one that satisfies all parties involved. A Scrum project often goes through a number of phases. Five phases, composed of nineteen processes, are suggested in A Guide to the Scrum Body of Knowledge ( SBOK ).

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How SQOOP-1272 Can Help You Move Big Data from Mainframe to Apache Hadoop

Cloudera Engineering

Apache Sqoop provides a framework to move data between HDFS and relational databases in a parallel fashion using Hadoop’s MR framework. Thanks to M. Asokan, Chief Architect at Syncsort , for the guest post below. As Hadoop becomes more popular in enterprises, there is a growing need to move data from non-relational sources like mainframe datasets to Hadoop. Following are possible reasons for this: HDFS is used simply as an archival medium for historical data living on the mainframe.

UX in the Age of Personalization

A List Apart

Examples: Show me a different message if I work in the fashion industry vs. hog farming. blog articles on latest reindeer fashions).

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Can Software Make You Less Racist?

Coding Horror

The older the person, the more likely they are to have these "old fashioned" notions that the mere presence of differently-colored people on your block is inherently suspicious, and marriage should probably be defined as between a man and a woman.