Claudio Shannon's information theory and Language Models

If you work in machine learning, you would have to be living under a rock if you are not aware of the big revolution that language models have brought to the area of Natural Language Processing. Language models make the assumption that natural language can be regarded as a stocha … | Continue reading | 1 day ago

The Solar Eclipse of SolarWinds

A solar eclipse is when the Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun. A full eclipse of the Sun occurs when the Sun is completely occluded by the Moon. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Improve your answer on interesting projects you worked on

In the developer technical interview process, we ask them what kind of projects they worked on. What was challenging about them. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

AI's role in fighting Covid-19 hasn't eased ethical concerns (LinkedIn)

My New Year's Linkedin poll about changes in how people feel about their ethical concerns regarding AI doesn't prove much, but it does show that 2020 did little to ease those concerns. Opinions and our level of understanding about artificial intelligence can vary a great … | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Why I wouldn't invest in open-source companies, even though I ran one

After more than 12.000 Github stars, two successful open-source projects, a failed open-core company, and a successful prop-tech one*, I feel more than ever that giving your product away for free is just as bad a business strategy as it sounds. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Emerging Technology Themes to watch out for in 2021

“Sometimes it takes an overwhelming breakdown to have an undeniable breakthrough." - Author Unknown This is the third year that I have put together this list of lists, curating the most interesting emerging technology themes at the cusp. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

Brexit Deal: What Startups Need to Know

On 23 June 2016, despite the betting odds being largely in favour of “Stay”, the UK decided to leave the European Union. Four and half years later, we finally know what this means – or at least have a guiding framework as several items still need to be worked out. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Upskilling Program for cheaper recruiting of Post-secondary students in Tech

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YouTube removed a Cybersecurity channel without much reason

Sad news, My Channel Technux0 has been removed from youtube. 4years of hardwork, time, efforts all vanished.Huge loss for me in this year 2020. #cybersecurity... 21 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 18 days ago

The Six Stages of Civilizations

Internal orders typically (though not always) change through a relatively standard sequence of stages, like how a disease progresses. By looking at their symptoms we can tell what stages they are in. | Continue reading | 18 days ago

AutoDelegate (AI productivity tool) is hiring a front end “founding” engineer

Happy holidays everyone!At AutoDelegate, we're looking for an exceptionally talented full stack developer with prior experiences with React Native to... | Continue reading | 19 days ago

MUSL Performance with Mimalloc

A few months ago I have wrote an article comparing the performance from different memory allocators on Linux. However, one popular component missing from my previous testing was musl, the libc used as a replacement of Glibc in some distros, more notably in the Alpine Linux, the r … | Continue reading | 19 days ago

It's Time to Committothebay

With many of the Valley’s richest companies fleeing the Bay mid-pandemic, I feel compelled to speak out. There’s no question that California is imperfect. | Continue reading | 19 days ago

Netscape Communicator 4, RSA 1024 and SHA-1 in Brexit Trade Agreement

Netscape Communicator 4.0 mentioned in Brexit agreement ... and 1K RSA keys and SHA-1 ... perhaps one day we will properly move our digital world into ... 22 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 20 days ago

The €125M Italian Climate Moonshot Factory

As you might know, I've spent the last two and a half years investing in Planet+ startups initially thanks to Atomico's scout program and then with my personal capital through my Smallholding company. In this time, I've been grateful and humbled to support companies a … | Continue reading | 29 days ago

First Ever 100% Digital Prescription Worldwide

Hier c'était une grande première pour Biloba. En fait, c'était aussi une première mondiale ! 👨‍🚀Je suis allé en pharmacie chercher des médicaments ... 61 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Free Python Code Reviews

FREE #Python Code Clinic! Limited-time Xmas offer. Comment below (or IM me) for a free professional review of your Python code, from a software engineering... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

The world’s first autonomous motorcycle – GhostRider

A member of the Texas A&M University Reveille Racing team was co-lead of the Blue Team that developed the world’s first autonomous motorcycle, GhostRider... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

How to discreetly handle loan recovery agents in India?

In 2015, my next-door neighbours defaulted on a home-loan by Axis Bank. I noticed it only when the recovery agents sealed the door and pasted a notification for auctioning the property. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Pluralsight to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners

I am thrilled to partner with Vista Equity Partners as we enter this exciting new chapter in Pluralsight’s evolution. Vista is a global investment firm with significant resources and institutional knowledge that will open doors and help fuel our growth. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

BigIdeas2021: What to Do in 2021?

The fight for people's attention is growing rapidly in recent years. Most of the social feeds are overwhelmed with ads. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Microservices: Amazon Steals Xmas

The pace at which people are shopping online is nowhere near the same pace at which retailers are evolving e-commerce in 2020. Not because retailers don’t want to, but because they are technically incapable. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Git and Docker for Data Scientists – Training

Calling all Heads of Data Science!Does your team use Git and Docker?If not, we're running starter workshops on these two essential technologies over... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

A Big Week for Calm

We’re excited to announce several new milestones and a Series C financing:   * 100 Million app downloads * 4 Million paying subscribers  * $2 Billion valuation We’re proud that the business has been profitable since 2016 while growing at a rapid pace. We think this speaks to the … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Should robots be gendered? Comments on Alan Winfield's opinion piece

The gendering of robots is something I've found fascinating since I first started building robots out of legos with my brother. We all ascribe character to robots, consciously or not, even when we understand exactly how robots work. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Why some job descriptions are laundry lists

What pisses you off the most about recruiters/hiring teams in companies?Don't be shy...I'm here to listen and learn on how to be better.Let it fly... 46 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 1 month ago

How Slack’s exit to Salesforce will change the game (Grape CEO)

To us, the announcement of Slack’s exit didn’t come as much of a surprise. As a European messaging suite we’ve been following Slack since its private beta. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Fake emission figures, an embattled carmaker and a sock puppet PR company

You may have seen the news story last week about a new report purporting to show that it takes 50,000 miles before an EV's emissions beat those of a petrol car. First of all, the figures were comprehensively debunked - the correct figure is nearer 16,000 miles - then, over th … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

In the Beginning was the Socket (2011)

Mathew, Jerry on Oct 14, 2011 3:33:18 PM In the beginning was the Socket and the urge to interact.And then came RPC and with it the need to define a contract. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

We Transform Volkswagen

Volkswagen is unique: a vast, highly complex Group and a major challenge for any manager! Just a few facts and figures to illustrate the scale: over 11 million vehicles sold annually (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles), 12 brands, 670,000 employees, over 50 percent … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

EU Prepares for the End of Libor

The agreed amendments to the Benchmark Regulation empower the European Commission to designate a replacement benchmark that covers all references to a ... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

AR Conference Map (2018)

The badges from #F8 were an #AR experience! #AugmentedReality... 144 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Marketing Strategy: Lemonade Inc.'s success

The insurance industry is an unloved sector. Also, insurers are old and have been unchanged for a long time. Can you see the opportunity?I’ve experienced... 24 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Journey to America

The woman hesitated. She clearly didn't understand that I was giving her more than she thought she had bought. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Industry 4.0 – Machine Generated Micro Report

The landscape of Industry 4.0A quick landscape of #industry40 shows that technologies such as #AI, #IoT, #5G, #RPA are being discussed in the context... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Platforms: Guardians of the Digital Economy (2017)

Your Visa card, your PlayStation, the Google search engine, the instant messaging service WhatsApp, and the real estate agent on the corner of the street have more in common than you might imagine. They are all examples of “two-sided markets. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

BioNTech: We are submitting our first request for an Emergency Use Authorization

We are submitting our first request for an Emergency Use Authorization (#EUA) in the U.S. for our vaccine candidate #BNT162b2 against #covid19. As a company... | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Emotional Intelligence Is Overrated

Not long ago, the CEO of a sales company mentioned that he was spending millions of dollars to train his employees in emotional intelligence. He asked if it was possible to assess emotional intelligence during the interview process, which would allow him to hire salespeople who a … | Continue reading | 1 month ago

The Era of “Update Automatically” Is Over: A Rant

Computer software and hardware used to get monotonically better.  Due to a combination of marketing imperatives, lack of respect for customers and testers, and ignorance of tradition, we are losing that. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Ampersand is Hiring EE's. Building EV's for the bottom of the pyramid

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Why business people should stop looking down at “techies”

Too many companies are acting discriminatory towards technologists. They put them all together in delivery organisations that are handled as massive cost centres which need to be “optimised” and often X-shored. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Four Questions for Avoiding Exhaustion

I've been saying 'yes' to everything lately.While that's opened some doors, it's also come at the expense of balance. Simply put, two weeks ago I found... 29 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Back to Basics: Software Testing

In the previous article of "back to basics" series, I wrote about UI design. If you like to read it before proceeding, it's found here. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

One of the Best Engineering Manager Profiles Ever

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I missed an opportunity to be a Cofounder of an Emerging Indian Unicorn 2020

500 million+ members | Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Shasqi (YC W15) Is Hiring 2 (USA-Remote) Executive Assistants

We're #hiring! We are looking for an Executive Assistant to our CEO ( and also an Executive Assistant for our Chief Medical Officer... | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Reddit is going full remote. Offers same pay to employees no matter the location

BREAKING - Reddit, Inc. is going remote! Offers same pay to employees no matter where they chose to live!- Reddit will execute work from anywhere in ... 95 comments on LinkedIn | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Competition is no longer between companies – it’s between supply chains

At the onset of the pandemic we all became supply chains experts as both supply and demand became unpredictable. Customers coped with empty shelves and cancelled orders, businesses struggled with lost opportunities. | Continue reading | 2 months ago