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SatPy 0.10.0, python library for manipulating meteorological remote sensing data, released

SatPy is a python library used for reading and manipulating meteorological remote sensing data and writing them to various image/data file formats. Last week,...
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Facebook’s outgoing Head of communications and policy takes blame for hiring PR firm ‘Definers’...

On 4th November, the New York Times published a scathing report on Facebook that threw the tech giant under scrutiny for its leadership morales....
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Outage plagues Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp ahead of Black Friday Sale, throwing users and...

Yesterday, (on 20th November) Facebook and its subsidiary services- Instagram and Whatsapp- went down for users around UK, Europe, and the US. This is...
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BuzzFeed Report: Google’s sexual misconduct policy “does not apply retroactively to claims already compelled...

On 8th November, Google updated its sexual misconduct policy in response to the #GoogleWalkout that protested the discrimination, racism, and sexual harassment that employees...
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RedisGraph v1.0 released, benchmarking proves its 6-600 times faster than existing graph databases

RedisGraph was released in beta mode six months ago. On the 14th of November, RedisLabs announced the general availability of RedisGraph v1.0. RedisGraph is a...
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Spotify releases Chartify, a new data visualization library in python for easier chart creation

Spotify announced, last week, that it has come out with Chartify, a new open source Python data visualization library, making it easy for data...
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Airtable, a Slack-like coding platform for non-techies, raises $100 million in funding

Yesterday, Airtable, a cloud collaboration service, has raised $100 million in funding. The company has raised the funds to expand its business with more...

Elasticsearch 6.5 is here with cross-cluster replication and JDK 11 support

The Elastic team released version 6.5.0 of their open source distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine, Elasticsearch, earlier this week. Elasticsearch 6.5.0 explores features...
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Python Data Visualization myths you should know about

In recent years, we have experienced an exponential growth of data. As the amount of data grows, the need for developers with knowledge of...
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Neo4j rewarded with $80M Series E, plans to expand company

On 1st October, Neo4j was rewarded with an $80 million Series E to bring their products to a wider market. This could possibly be...

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NeurIPS 2018: Rethinking transparency and accountability in machine learning

Key takeaways from the discussion To solve problems with machine learning, you must first understand them. Different people or groups of people are going...

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