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5 polarizing Quotes from Professor Stephen Hawking on artificial intelligence

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Professor Stephen Hawking died today (March 14, 2018) aged 76 at his home in Cambridge, UK. Best known for his theory of cosmology that...
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Will Rust Replace C++?

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This question has been asked several times, showing that developers like yourself want to know whether Rust will replace the good old, painfully difficult...
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Is Dart programming dead already?

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Dart is an open-source, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language developed by Google in 2011. Dart uses a 'C' style syntax and optionally transcompiles into JavaScript....

How to plan a system migration in 10 steps

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How do I plan a system migration? A system migration refers to the process of moving an application from one environment to another (such as...

Cloud pricing comparison: AWS vs Azure

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On average, businesses waste about 35% of their cloud spend due to inefficiently using their cloud resources. This amounts to more than $10 billion...
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Is web development dying?

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It's not hard to find people asking whether web development is dying. A quick search throws up questions on Quora, Reddit, and other forums....
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Common big data design patterns

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Design patterns have provided many ways to simplify the development of software applications. Now that organizations are beginning to tackle applications that leverage new...
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Top 10 Tools for Computer Vision

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The adoption of Computer Vision has been steadily picking up pace over the past decade, but there’s been a spike in adoption of various...
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What is PyTorch and how does it work?

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PyTorch is a Python-based scientific computing package that uses the power of graphics processing units. It is also one of the preferred deep learning...
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5 pen testing rules of engagement: What to consider while performing Penetration testing

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Penetration testing and ethical hacking are proactive ways of testing web applications by performing attacks that are similar to a real attack that could...