7 books you must read to be a real software developer

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

It’s easy to learn to be a coder. But knowing how to code isn’t enough to get and keep a real job in software development

04/19/18

11 signs you’re writing great code

11 signs you’re writing great code

No matter what language or technology stack you use, if you can describe your code with these adjectives, good code should follow

04/12/18

How to get started with AI—before it’s too late

How to get started with AI—before it’s too late

Put these five prerequisites in place so you can actually execute on your artificial intelligence strategy

04/05/18

The programming languages you should learn now

The programming languages you should learn now

if you're in the market for a new lingua franca, what you choose next might be influenced by your current language of choice

03/22/18

Arduino plus 3D printing: The next big developer wave

Arduino plus 3D printing: The next big developer wave

3D printing will likely change manufacturing and even how products reach the home. Meanwhile, Arduino devices make electronic creation accessible to anyone with a laptop computer

03/08/18

Introduction to Learning to Rank (LTR) search analysis

Introduction to Learning to Rank (LTR) search analysis

The technique can fix search results based on user preferences or implicit behavior

03/02/18

Artificial general intelligence (AGI): The steps to true AI

Artificial general intelligence (AGI): The steps to true AI

Early AI research tackled the challenge the wrong way, but there’s now progress around machine intuition, unsupervised learning, and creativity

02/22/18

A quick-and-dirty way to predict human behavior

A quick-and-dirty way to predict human behavior

The Alternating Least Squares (ALS) technique is fundamental to many machine learning applications. Here’s how it works

02/16/18

How classification and clustering work: the easy way

How classification and clustering work: the easy way

People are often confused about what these are and what the difference is. So here is an explanation using the old-fashioned way: in an Excel spreadsheet

02/01/18

The future of coding is about making real things

The future of coding is about making real things

As AI and manufacturing come together through 3D printing, we coders will come in charge of how things are actually made

01/25/18

Coding bootcamps are too expensive. Take these online courses instead

Coding bootcamps are too expensive. Take these online courses instead

A motivated self-learner can do a lot better on the online Coursera service, which has improved in recent years

01/18/18

An intro to Studio 3T, a MongoDB IDE

An intro to Studio 3T, a MongoDB IDE

The growing third-party market is a key indication that MongoDB has moved from mere maturity to one of the dominant players in this market

01/11/18

6 New Year’s resolutions for avoiding IT disasters

6 New Year’s resolutions for avoiding IT disasters

Let’s look at putting into place practices that will avoid the follies of yesteryear. At the same time, let’s look to the future and start putting into place practices that make us better

01/05/18

The right technology strategy for modern retail

The right technology strategy for modern retail

Retailers are both specializing and having to understand their customers better and develop a closer relationship with them

12/25/17

Wikipedia is great, but these charities need your help more

Wikipedia is great, but these charities need your help more

WIkipedia has a ton of money, but many great charities do not. Please contribute to these eight education-focused charities first

12/21/17

In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

In the cloud era, we need to look at search to be the glue that lets us find the data and analyze it together, no matter where it lives

12/14/17

Hybrid cloud is a necessity. Here’s how to start

Hybrid cloud is a necessity. Here’s how to start

Going hybrid is one vendor pitch you should take seriously as you begin moving your infrastructure and apps to the cloud

11/30/17

10 worries that should keep every developer up at night (2018 edition)

10 worries that should keep every developer up at night (2018 edition)

If you thought that 2016 was tough and that 2017 was a wild ride, get in your bunker and wait out 2018

11/09/17

This tech would let Facebook and Google stop fake news now

This tech would let Facebook and Google stop fake news now

The financial services industry already has antifraud tools that, coupled with established spam detection tools, could put an end to Russian efforts to influence our elections

11/02/17

12 essential software development principles and concepts

12 essential software development principles and concepts

All 12 of these concepts and principles are important in both software itself and the business of software

10/19/17

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