Monthly Archives: June 2017

A walk in the park : Getting hands on with Deep Learning and Tensorflow

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If you are a developer or an entrepreneur or just a plain curious human being (somewhat like me) having some interest in technology, and unless you are living under a rock, you must have heard about the buzz flowing around, concerning Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Every other day one of the Big Fours (Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft) are trumpeting..

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Why Groovy is so groovy or a beginners guide to hacking Groovy

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This is the first article in a short series of articles on the Groovy programming language. I personally came to Groovy as part of an undercover project to do something quickly while leveraging previous Java experience. I had been contracted to develop a web application and it "had to be in Java", according to the client, although they had no..

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Big Data and the UK: an era of essential opportunity

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Introduction Big Data is already prevalent in the United Kingdom. From early growth and use in to now being utilised across a variety of sectors , the UK has become a Big Data nation with skill and poise. While this affirms considerable progress has been made so far by the UK as a leader in this field, the future is..

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Inside Deep Learning, an Intro to NLP

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In the article we were introduced to the general concepts of Machine Learning and Deep Learning. We also discovered what is a Neural Network and implemented one using the amazing Deep Learning library . The implementation was simple but it gave us a strong understanding of the underlying concepts and also gave us knowledge about the computational model of Tensorflow...

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SAP Hybris Datahub what is it all about

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Introduction This article was written to give insight on hybris datahub to help temper expectations on its capabilities, user interface, and java knowledge requirement. I’ll highlight its good features and areas where it may need improvement. Though some points may seem to be impartial but I’ll try to be objective as much as I can. Note that I’m an SAP..

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Managing multiple login/registration flows in an iOS Swift app

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Getting users registered in your app is key to building engagement. Supporting social login gives a huge boost to conversion rates! Using Swift and some nifty software design patterns, you can structure multiple login flows in a clean, testable way that is easy to change later on. Introduction Your registration screen is really important. You want to get as many..

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Why Embracing Disruptive Technology = Increased £

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Ian Moyse, Cloud Industry Thought Leader & Cloud Sales Director at Having been in the tech sector for many years and starting in a technical role I have always had an affinity for the technical side of the industry. I was a programmer in a variety of languages from Cobol, Pascal and C through REXX, Basic and Z80a. I have..

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Changes … and how to make them work for you

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There’s a lot of speculation nowadays – much of it rather gloomy – on how automation and AI will change the way people work. It isn’t new. In fact it’s a process that has been ongoing since the start of the Industrial Revolution. The thing that is new is the dizzying pace of those changes. The world of work has..

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Great tech teams are not born, they are made

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Programmers, data scientists and software engineers play a pivotal role in the development of new companies. They are all needed to ensure that a company and its product runs efficiently. Companies are understanding that they will need more and more to embrace data and analytics and make them an essential part of their businesses. Of course, this will require hiring..

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GOING FREELANCE: TRIBULATIONS AND TRIUMPHS

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There are very few Full-time workers who have never dreamed of going to Contract basis. The advantages are obvious: more freedom, flexibility, no office procedures or politics, no suspicion that the effort you’re putting in isn’t justified by the rewards you’re taking out, better pay rates, and quite often the possibility to work from home The IT/Tech business is particularly..

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