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Computing, Operating Systems

Gluon brings AI developers self-tuning machine learning

December 11, 2017

Via: Info World

Deep learning systems have long been tough to work with, due to all the fine-tuning and knob-twiddling needed to get good results from them. Gluon is a joint effort by Microsoft and Amazon Web Services do reduce all that fiddling effort. Gluon works […]


Computing, Operating Systems

13 hidden features in iOS 11

September 20, 2017

Via: Mashable

You don’t need to buy an iPhone 8 (or an iPhone X for that matter) to get that shiny, new-iPhone feeling. All you need to do is upgrade to iOS 11, which Apple dropped yesterday, to get in on tons […]


Computing, Operating Systems

6 machine learning projects to automate machine learning

September 20, 2017

Via: Info World

The power of machine learning comes at a price. Once you have the skills, the toolkit, the hardware, and the data, there is still the complexity involved in creating and fine-tuning a machine learning model. But if the whole point […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Machine learning skills for software engineers

September 13, 2017

Via: Info World

A long time ago in the mid 1950’s, Robert Heinlein wrote a story called “A Door into Summer” in which a competent mechanical engineer hooked up some “Thorsen tubes” for pattern matching memory and some “side circuits to add judgment” […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Why Microsoft will drive serious Linux innovation

September 11, 2017

Via: Info World

Is Microsoft “the only doing serious innovating with Linux?” That’s Jessie Frazelle’s contention. Frazelle, who rose to prominence in the developer community with Docker and later Google Cloud, made the bold claim to justify her departure to Microsoft. On its face it […]


Computing, Featured, Operating Systems

Windows 7 no longer fit for business. Support ends in 3 years

July 17, 2017

Via: Michael Boyd

Microsoft’s German division admitted in a blog post on Monday that Windows 7 is no longer fit for business, even though the operating system is supported until 2020. Is this another attempt to push users on the Windows 10 bandwagon, […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Get started with the Windows Subsystem for Linux

July 5, 2017

Via: Info World

Yesterday, I sat in a coffeeshop and installed two Linux distributions on my Windows development PC. They weren’t virtual machines or dual-boot systems, and I didn’t have to go through the usual route of finding download pages and uncompressing installer […]


Computing, Operating Systems

iOS 11 vs iOS 10: what’s new and what’s cool

June 8, 2017

Via: Techradar

You can tell a lot about Apple by the mood of its keynotes, and WWDC 2017 was a doozy: there was so much to cover that Tim Cook didn’t even have time to show us graphs about how brilliant Apple […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Apple announces macOS High Sierra at WWDC, public beta arrives later this month

June 6, 2017

Via: TechSpot

Apple announced the next version of macOS at WWDC 2017 today. The new operating system, called macOS High Sierra, has several improvements over the previous iteration starting with an improved Safari browser. While Safari is not as widely used as […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Chromebooks will get some new Android features before phones

May 19, 2017

Via: TechSpot

Google at its annual I/O developer conference has provided an update regarding its plan to allow Chromebooks to run Android apps from the Play Store. It’s been roughly a year since Google announced that support for Android apps would be […]