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The Radar: January 3, 2018

January 3rd, 2018 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Investing in AI

What every business should know before investing in artificial intelligence.

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Strange Tech Stories

The 9 strangest tech stories of 2017.

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Deep Learning Challenges

The results of deep learning systems are only as good as the data used to train them.

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Top Tech for 2018

Read one author’s take on why React is the programming library of choice for 2018.

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Robots Behaving Badly

If you’re worried about robots taking over the world, this article might put your mind at ease.

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Bootstrapped Startup

Read why one founder chose to bootstrap their company instead of raising funds.

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The Radar: December 28, 2017

December 28th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Rounding Errors

Tips on avoiding rounding errors in responsive design.

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Realtime API Solution

An open source library that helps turn rest APIs into realtime APIs.

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Login Error Message Security

Learn how the standard login error message, “username or password is incorrect”, is not as secure as you might think.

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Software Architecture

This video explores the benefits of generating consistent data types across all tiers in your software architecture.

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Bitcoin Drops

Too late to invest in Bitcoin?

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Elixir Stream

Learn how the stream type in Elixir works.

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The Radar: December 21, 2017

December 21st, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Work Smaller

An argument for smaller, more granular tasks and goals.

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Machine Learning 101

Learn the basics of machine learning.

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CSS Counters

Use CSS Counters to count and display count on a page.

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The End of Theory

Getting around the scientific method using machine learning.

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Microservice Basics

A tutorial on microservice apps.

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CSS & Sass Precision

Tips on writing code using numbers with decimal points.

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The Radar: December 14, 2017

December 14th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Programming Biases

5 cognitive biases you should be aware of while programming.

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The Angular Breakup Letter

While Angular has gained popularity among developers, it’s not exactly loved by everyone.

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Modern Front-End in Rails

Learn how to set up a modern component-based Ruby on Rails app using Webpack, PostCSS, and other tools instead of the Assets Pipeline.

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Content First

Craft helps you build a content-centered CMS to keep your content fresh.

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React 16’s New Features

An introduction to the new features in React 16 SSR, including arrays, performance, streaming, and more.

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Azure Bot Service

Learn about Microsoft’s new tools for developers to create bots using their Cognitive Language Understanding Service.

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The Radar: December 6, 2017

December 6th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Developer Friendly Databases

Learn how to determine which NoSQL database is right for your app.

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Drawing Widget

A drawing widget you can embed and use within a web page.

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Phoenix vs. Rails

5 reasons to use Phoenix instead of Rails in your next web app project.

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Training Data for Deep Learning

Learn some of the challenges with deep learning for training data.

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The Cost of JavaScript

This author evaluates the cost of JavaScript in web applications with an emphasis on performance drawbacks on mobile phones.

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Repealing Net Neutrality

Interesting article on the implications of repealing net neutrality laws.

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