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Technical and hidden debts in machine learning – Google engineers’ give their perspective

In a paper, Google engineers have pointed out the various costs of maintaining a machine learning system. The paper, Hidden Technical Debt in Machine...
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JavaScript mobile frameworks comparison: React Native vs Ionic vs NativeScript

Previously, when you wanted to build for both web and mobile, you would have to invest in separate teams with separate development workflows. Isn't...
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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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4 tips for learning Data Visualization with Python

Data today is the world’s most important resource. However, without properly visualizing your data to discover meaningful insights, it’s useless. Creating visualizations helps in...
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Quantum computing – Trick or treat?

Quantum computing uses quantum mechanics in quantum computers to solve a diverse set of complex problems. It uses qubits to store information in parallel...
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An ethical mobile operating system, /e/ – Trick or Treat?

Previously known as eelo, /e/ is an ‘ethical’ operating system for mobile phones. Leading the project is Gaël Duval who is also the creator...

Top 7 tools for virtual reality game developers

According to Statista, the virtual reality software market is booming. It is projected to reach a value of around 24.5 billion U.S. dollars by...
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Automation and Robots – Trick or Treat?

Advancements in AI are on a path of reinventing the way organizations work. Last year, we wrote about RPA, which made front-end manual jobs...

Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid – Trick or Treat?

Solid is a set of conventions and tools developed by Tim Berners-Lee. It aims to build decentralized social applications based on Linked Data principles....
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Deep reinforcement learning – trick or treat?

Deep Reinforcement Learning (Deep RL) is the new buzzword in the machine learning world. Deep RL is an approach which combines reinforcement learning and...