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  • AI And The Future Of Banking
    Sonntag 12:01 Bhushan Aher at Feed
    Introduction Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) is one sector that has been going through continuous technological disruptions. Every few months, a new trend is being adopted by this sector to make itself better. Most of these changes today are customer-centric and aim at enriching the consumer’s banking experience.
  • Running the TICK Stack on Windows
    Sonntag 11:01 Noah Crowley at Feed
    Every now and then we get requests from a developer using Windows, or a Windows-using participant at one of our workshops or events. Windows support is considered „experimental“ for all components except Telegraf, but the full TICK Stack will still build and run on the platform, and we provide binaries for Windows on our downloads page. So while Windows is not an officially supported operating system and is not recommended in production, we wanted to provide some additional resources for those adventurous developers who still want to get up and running on the platform. This post will go over d …
  • People Hate Canada's New 'Amber Alert' System
    Sonntag 9:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    The CBC reports: When the siren-like sounds from an Amber Alert rang out on cellular phones across Ontario on Monday, it sparked a bit of a backlash against Canada’s new mobile emergency alert system. The Ontario Provincial Police had issued the alert for a missing eight-year-old boy in the Thunder Bay region. (The boy has since been found safe)… On social media, people startled by the alerts complained about the number of alerts they received and that they had received separate alerts in English and French… Meanwhile, others who were located far from the incident felt that receiving the a …
  • A Quick Guide to Deploying Java Apps on OpenShift
    Sonntag 7:01 Piotr Mińkowski at Feed
    In this article, I’m going to show you how to deploy your applications on OpenShift (Minishift), connect them with other services exposed there, or use some other interesting deployment features provided by OpenShift. OpenShift is built on top of Docker containers and the Kubernetes container cluster orchestrator. Running Minishift We use Minishift to run a single-node OpenShift cluster on the local machine. The only requirement before installing MiniShift is having a virtualization tool installed. I use Oracle VirtualBox as a hypervisor, so I should set the –vm-driver parameter to virtualbox …
  • GET /Compliance and Why You Should Care
    Sonntag 7:01 David Honan at Feed
    I’ve heard the phrase „compliance is hard“ thrown around here lately at Cloud Elements and yes, it is hard — I think that we can all agree on that. In fact, that exact phrase was used quite often by the compliance team here as they described the process behind us recently becoming SOC 2 and ISO 27001 certified.But wait, we also have a Slack channel titled Compliance is fun. So which is it?
  • Shared Variable Optimization Within a Loop
    Sonntag 7:01 Ionut Balosin at Feed
    Recently I attended the GeeCon Krakow conference, and during one of the talks, the famous Venkat Subramaniam shared an interesting small application which captured my attention and got stuck in my mind. Going home, I decided to zoom into the problem to better understand what happens under the hood in such cases. Below is the initial code inspired by Venkat(slightly modified, but the idea is the same):
  • Keeping Pace With the Evolving Omnichannel: Data Integration
    Sonntag 7:01 Craig Stewart at Feed
    What keeps customers coming back? It’s the question that forever has and forever will be at the heart of a retailer’s business plan. Rather unhelpfully, however, it’s a question with an answer that is forever changing. Once upon a time, being the only game in town was enough. The emergence of cheaper rivals put paid to that.
  • Finding Code Smells Using SQL Prompt
    Sonntag 7:01 Phil Factor at Feed
    Using TOP in a SELECT statement without a subsequent ORDERBY clause is legal in SQL Server, but meaningless because asking for the TOP10 rows implies that the data is guaranteed to be in a certain order, and tables have no implicit logical order. You must specify the order. In a SELECT statement, you should always use an ORDERBY clause with the TOP clause, to specify which rows are affected by the TOP filter. If you need to implement a paging solution in an application widget, to send chunks or “pages” of data to the client so a user can scroll through data, it is better and easier to use the …
  • Android P Beta: Everything You Need to Know
    Sonntag 7:01 Arnab Sarkar at Feed
    On the 8th of May, 2018, at Google I/O, Google announced the release of Android P and is released as a beta for developers. The public release for the same is scheduled for this fall. Google gave us the sneak peek of its latest smartphone operating system. While we still don’t know, what is the official name of Android P yet. However, we do know about all the new features it has.Here all the new features in Android P given below:
  • Running Airflow on Top of Apache Mesos
    Sonntag 7:01 Agraj Mangal at Feed
    Apache Airflow is a wonderful product — possibly one of the best when it comes to orchestrating workflows. Airflow supports different executors for running these workflows, namely LocalExecutor, SequentialExecutor, and CeleryExecutor. Out of these, only CeleryExecutor supports the distributed execution of these tasks. A typical multi-node cluster setup using CeleryExecutor looks like the following and here is an excellent resource explaining the setup. There is one more community-contributed Executor that allows us to run Airflow tasks on Apache Mesos: MesosExecutor. This executor basically al …
  • Microservices Traffic Management Using Istio on Kubernetes
    Sonntag 7:01 Piotr Mińkowski at Feed
    I have already described a simple example of route configuration between two microservices deployed on Kubernetes in one of my previous articles: Service Mesh with Istio on Kubernetes in 5 steps. You can refer to this article if you are interested in the basic information about Istio, and its deployment on Kubernetes via Minikube. Today, we will create some more advanced traffic management rules basing on the same sample applications as used in the previous article about Istio. The source code of sample applications is available on GitHub in the repository sample-istio-services ( https://githu …
  • Top 5 Takeaways From the 2018 Developer Survey [Video]
    Sonntag 7:01 Aricka Flowers at Feed
    While the merits of cross-functional workflows are becoming more accepted in the software development space, it still has quite a way to go. In fact, GitLab’s survey of 5,000 software professionals found that only 23 percent of respondents are working with a DevOps workflow. This is one of five top takeaways from the annual report on software development trends and the impact continuous integration and automation have on the way IT teams work.
  • How I Developed My FizzBuzzBongo Alexa Skill (And Bagged a Free AWS Hoodie)
    Sonntag 7:01 Adrian Milne at Feed
    Yep — the most important outcome of releasing my skill so far has been receiving a free Alexa developer hoodie in the post from Amazon. That’s right — they give you freebies in exhange for releasing skills (well, in the UK anyway — check out the current offers here). I guess they have to offer some incentive as the methods to monetize skills haven’t really matured yet. The goodies change each month. You need to submit your application through the website, but free gear is always a good incentive to get cheapskate developers like myself on board. You can even earn free Echos if you get enough u …
  • Did Google's Duplex Testing Break the Law?
    Sonntag 6:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    An anonymous reader writes: Tech blogger John Gruber appears to have successfully identified one of the restaurants mentioned in a post on Google’s AI blog that bragged about „a meal booked through a call from Duplex.“ Mashable then asked a restaurant employee there if Google had let him know in advance that they’d be receiving a call from their non-human personal assistant AI. „No, of course no,“ he replied. And „When I asked him to confirm one more time that Duplex had called…he appeared to get nervous and immediately said he needed to go. He then hung up the phone.“ John Gruber now asks: …
  • Repo Men Scan Billions of License Plates — For the Government
    Sonntag 3:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    The Washington Post notes the billions of license plate scans coming from modern repo men „able to use big data to find targets“ — including one who drives „a beat-up Ford Crown Victoria sedan.“ It had four small cameras mounted on the trunk and a laptop bolted to the dash. The high-speed cameras captured every passing license plate. The computer contained a growing list of hundreds of thousands of vehicles with seriously late loans. The system could spot a repossession in an instant. Even better, it could keep tabs on a car long before the loan went bad… Repo agents are the unpopular foot …
  • Ask Slashdot: Could Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics Ensure Safe AI?
    Sonntag 1:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    „If science-fiction has already explored the issue of humans and intelligent robots or AI co-existing in various ways, isn’t there a lot to be learned…?“ asks Slashdot reader OpenSourceAllTheWay. There is much screaming lately about possible dangers to humanity posed by AI that gets smarter and smarter and more capable and might — at some point — even decide that humans are a problem for the planet. But some seminal science-fiction works mulled such scenarios long before even 8-bit home computers entered our lives. The original submission cites Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics from th …
  • First Government Office in the US To Accept Bitcoin As Payment
    Sonntag 0:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    Long-time Slashdot reader SonicSpike quotes the Orlando Sentinel: If cash, check or credit card seems too old-fashioned, Seminole County, Florida Tax Collector Joel Greenberg said this week his office will begin accepting bitcoin as payment for new IDs, license plates and property taxes starting next month. Greenberg said accepting bitcoin and bitcoin cash as a payment method will promote transparency and accuracy in payment. „There’s no risk to the taxpayer,“ said Greenberg, who has often raised eyebrows since his 2016 election by moves including encouraging certain employees with concealed-w …
  • IBM Warns Quantum Computing Will Break Encryption
    Samstag 23:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    Long-time Slashdot reader CrtxReavr shares a report from ZDNet: Quantum computers will be able to instantly break the encryption of sensitive data protected by today’s strongest security, warns the head of IBM Research. This could happen in a little more than five years because of advances in quantum computer technologies. „Anyone that wants to make sure that their data is protected for longer than 10 years should move to alternate forms of encryption now,“ said Arvind Krishna, director of IBM Research… Quantum computers can solve some types of problems near-instantaneously compared with bil …
  • 40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington
    Samstag 22:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    The investigative news „I-Team“ of a local TV station in Washington D.C. drove around with „a leading mobile security expert“ — and discovered dozens of StingRay devices mimicking cellphone towers to track phone and intercept calls in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. An anonymous reader quotes their report: The I-Team found them in high-profile areas like outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue and while driving across the 14th Street bridge into Crystal City… The I-Team’s test phones detected 40 potential locations where the spy devices could be operat …
  • Anti-GMO Activists Slow Scientists Breeding a CO2-Reducing Superplant
    Samstag 21:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists calls it „a plant that could save civilization, if we let it.“ Slashdot reader meckdevil writes: A „super chickpea plant“ now in development could remove huge amounts of excess atmospheric carbon dioxide and fix it in the soil, greatly diminishing the impacts of climate change (not to mention producing large amounts of tasty hummus). But fear of anti-GMO activists has so far deterred her from using the CRISPR gene-editing tool to speed work on the plant. The effort is led by Joanne Chory, director of the Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology laboratory at the S …
  • An Alternative to the Annual Review
    Samstag 21:01 Esther Derby at Feed
    Well, it’s that time again — time for the yearly performance evaluation. The ritual starts with gathering feedback, proceeds to assigning rating/ranking, and drags on through doling out a raise. Do you enjoy annual performance reviews? Thought not.
  • Should The Media Cover Tesla Accidents?
    Samstag 20:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    Long-time Slashdot reader rufey writes: Last weekend a Tesla vehicle was involved in a crash near Salt Lake City Utah while its Autopilot feature was enabled. The Tesla, a Model S, crashed into the rear end of a fire department utility truck, which was stopped at a red light, at an estimated speed of 60 MPH. „The car appeared not to brake before impact, police said. The driver, whom police have not named, was taken to a hospital with a broken foot,“ according to the Associated Press. „The driver of the fire truck suffered whiplash and was not taken to a hospital.“ Elon Musk tweeted about the a …
  • Astronomers Discovered the Fastest-Growing Black Hole Ever Seen
    Samstag 19:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    Long-time Slashdot reader Yhcrana shares „some good old fashioned astronomy news.“ Astronomers have discovered „a black hole 20 billion times the mass of the sun eating the equivalent of a star every two days,“ reports the New York Times. The black hole is growing so rapidly, said Christian Wolf, of the Australian National University, who led the team that found it in the depths of time, „that it is probably 10,000 times brighter than the galaxy it lives in.“ So bright, that it is dazzling our view and we can’t see the galaxy itself. He and his colleagues announced the discovery in a paper to …
  • Rebuilding the PDP-11/70 with a Raspberry Pi
    Samstag 18:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    „You could look at this as a smallish PDP-11/70, built with modern parts,“ Oscar Vermeulen writes on his site. „Or alternatively, and equally valid, as a fancy front panel case for a Raspberry Pi.“ Long-time Slashdot reader cptnapalm writes: Oscar Vermeulen’s PiDP-11 front panel, modeling a PDP-11/70 in all its colorful glory, has been released to beta testers. This is Mr. Vermeulen’s second DEC front panel; his PiDP-8 was released a few years ago. The PiDP-11 panel is designed to work with a Raspberry Pi running simh or, possibly, a FPGA implementation of the Digital Equipment Corporation PDP …
  • How Cloud Sandboxes Lower Barriers to Cloud Adoption [Infographic]
    Samstag 18:01 Tom Smith at Feed
    Thanks to our friends at Quali for sharing the following:
  • At the Edge of Navigating the Clouds and Lifting the Fog
    Samstag 18:01 Arianna Aondio at Feed
    I’m sure you have heard on more than one occasion words such as „cloud“, „fog“ and „edge“ in conjunction with words like „computing“ or „logic.“ At this point, unless you read articles about these topics every day (that’s part of what I do for a living), I’m quite sure you are confused about what each of them really means in the context of content delivery. Let’s keep the mountain analogy: after a morning hike, you have reached the edge of the mountain and a thin layer of fog surrounds you, and it sits between you (on the edge) and the cloud(s).The exact same logic can be applied to any conten …
  • 'I Asked Apple for All My Data. Here's What Was Sent Back'
    Samstag 17:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    „I asked Apple to give me all the data it’s collected on me since I first became a customer in 2010,“ writes the security editor for ZDNet, „with the purchase of my first iPhone.“ That was nearly a decade ago. As most tech companies have grown in size, they began collecting more and more data on users and customers — even on non-users and non-customers… Apple took a little over a week to send me all the data it’s collected on me, amounting to almost two dozen Excel spreadsheets at just 5MB in total — roughly the equivalent of a high-quality photo snapped on my iPhone. Facebook, Google, and …
  • Agile in Practice: Tips, Tools and Templates [Video]
    Samstag 17:01 Chris Caldwell at Feed
    Agile Methodology is a people-focused, results-focused approach to software development that respects our rapidly changing world. It’s centered around adaptive planning, self-organization, and shorter delivery times. While it seems that nowadays most software developers claim they are doing Agile, it is also a well-known fact that many teams are only following part of the practices that characterize Agile software development.
  • Can This New Treatment Stop the Common Cold?
    Samstag 16:34 EditorDavid at Slashdot
    „Researchers may have identified a compound that can stop some of the most common cold viruses, the rhinovirus, in its tracks, according to a new report published in the journal Nature.“ An anonymous reader quotes Fortune: The scientists‘ work is early-stage. But the mechanism it uses to tackle colds is striking. Developed at the Imperial College London, the molecule targets a protein in human cells that cold viruses use in order to replicate and conquer. By targeting this specific pathway, the compound could theoretically be used to thwart most viruses (and since it focuses on human proteins, …
  • Floating Pacific Island Is In the Works With Its Own Government, Cryptocurrency
    Samstag 15:00 BeauHD at Slashdot
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Nathalie Mezza-Garcia is a political scientist turned „seavangelesse“ — her term for an evangelist in favor of living off the grid — and on the ocean. Mezza-Garcia spoke with CNBC’s Matthew Taylor about what she sees as the trouble with governments, and why she believes tech startups should head to Tahiti. This seavangelesse is a researcher for the Blue Frontiers and Seasteading Institute’s highly-anticipated Floating Island Project. The project is a pilot program in partnership with the government of French Polynesia, which will see 300 homes b …
  • Global Artificial Intelligence Market Was Estimated to Be USD 4,157.6 Million in 2016
    Samstag 14:01 Sarah Nash at Feed
    According to the GMI Research report, “Global Artificial Intelligence Market By Solution, By Technology, By End-Use, and By Geography — Opportunities & Forecast 2016–2025”, the global artificial intelligence market was estimated to be USD 4,157.6 million in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 153,389.0 million by the end of 2025, exhibiting a CAGR of 49.3% during the forecast period. The key factors boosting the growth of the market are increasing adoption of artificial intelligence solutions across a broad range of industries, the rise in demand for analyzing and interpreting large amounts of …
  • RavenDB 4.1 Features: Counting My Counters
    Samstag 14:01 Oren Eini, CEO RavenDB at Feed
    Documents are awesome. They allow you to model your data in a very natural way. At the same time, there are certain things that just don’t fit into the document model. Consider the simple case of counting. This seems like it would be very obvious, right? However, you need to also consider concurrency and distribution. Look at the image above. What you see there is a document describing a software release. In addition to tracking the features that are going into the release, we also want to count various statistics about the release. In this example, you can see how many times a release was dow …
  • FM Radio Faces UK Government Switch-Off As Digital Listening Passes 50 Percent Milestone
    Samstag 12:00 BeauHD at Slashdot
    The Amazon Echo and other smart speakers have helped push the audience for digital radio past that of FM and AM in the UK for the first time. According to Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR), digital listening has reached a new record share of 50.9%, up from 47.2% a year ago. This milestone will trigger a government review into whether the analog FM radio signal should be switched off altogether. iNews reports: The BBC said it would be „premature“ to switch off the FM signal. It could cut off drivers with analogue car radios and disenfranchise older wireless listeners. Margot James, Digital …
  • DevOps Security at Scale (Part 6): Technology Adoption
    Samstag 11:01 Brian Kelly at Feed
    This is the sixth and final blog post in a series discussing how high-performing DevOps teams build secure systems at scale. Technology moves fast, but many security teams have historically been viewed negatively by developers as laggards: enforcers of outdated policies and resistant to the adoption of modern tools. For some security teams, this may be a deserved reputation. But for the security teams working in high-velocity DevOps environments, this couldn’t be further from reality.
  • Executive Insights on the Current and Future State of Open-Source Software
    Samstag 11:01 Tom Smith at Feed
    This article is featured in the new DZone Guide to Open Source: Democratizing Development. Get your free copy for more insightful articles, industry statistics, and more! The response to our query for executive insights on the current and future state of open-source was overwhelming, with nearly twice the number of responses we have received for other research guide topics. I believe this speaks to the popularity of the open-source movement, as well as the fact that this is DZone’s first research guide covering the open-source ecosystem.
  • First Look: Angular Ivy
    Samstag 11:01 Sam Julien at Feed
    What is Angular Ivy? Learn how this new rendering engine for Angular works, how you can stay up to date as it develops and what it means to you. If you’re in the Angular world, you may have been hearing this buzzword „Ivy“ being tossed around. But what is Ivy? Is it a plant you want to avoid? A comic book villain? A group of colleges? Nope, not in this case. Ivy is Angular’s upcoming new rendering pipeline and view engine. Miško Hevery and Kara Erickson gave us a first look at Ivy in the ng-conf 2018 day 1 keynote. In this article, we’re going to take a look at what Ivy is, how it works, and h …
  • Let's Be Real: IoT Adoption Is Slow, but Why?
    Samstag 7:01 Preston Tesvich at Feed
    I was having a conversation with a professional in the lighting industry recently, and we were commenting and postulating on the slow adoption of IoT and cloud connectivity. He brought up that Microsoft will be releasing their smart building solution soon, and that may help accelerate adoption. The logic is sound: better tools = easier for developers to launch connected products and hitch them up with existing services and systems. As a founder of a company that makes tools for integrating IoT systems, I’m always enthusiastic to see new tools, especially those released by the big guys. We’ve m …
  • Spring Boot Microservices: Building a Microservices Application Using Spring Boot
    Samstag 7:01 Samarpit Tuli at Feed
    In the previous blog, you have learned how to setup and run Spring Boot using Eclipse IDE and CLI. Now in this Spring Boot Microservices blog, let me show how we can create Microservices Application for Top Sports Brands using Spring Boot and Netflix Eureka Server in detail. Before creating the application, let me tell you what are the challenges with Microservices Architecture. Spring Boot enables building production-ready applications quickly and provides non-functional features:
  • How to Set Up Kafka
    Samstag 7:01 Gaurav Garg at Feed
    Kafka is one of the most popular publisher-subscriber models written in Java and Scala. It was originally developed by LinkedIn and later open-sourced. Kafka is known for handling heavy loads, i.e. I/O operations. You can find out more about Kafka here. Installation In this article, I am going to explain how to install Kafka on Ubuntu. To install Kafka, Java must be installed on your system. It is a must to set up ZooKeeper for Kafka. ZooKeeper performs many tasks for Kafka but in short, we can say that ZooKeeper manages the Kafka cluster state. 
  • The Four Horsemen of the Test Suite
    Samstag 7:01 Fernando Doglio at Feed
    Also known as stubs, mocks, spies, and dummies. Now, on a more serious note, they are all similar tools, so I wanted to cover them as part of the same section since they’re all related in one way or another. It’s important to note that usually production systems aren’t straightforward and your methods and functions will normally interact with each other and other external services (such as APIs, Databases, even the filesystem) so this set of particular tools helps you out in that aspect.