How to advance in blockchain as a Java developer
Posted on September 11, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Come 2009, and mysteriously out of the blocks emerged a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, coded using a technique described in 1991 as blockchain. Bitcoin attracted sustained attention, and blockchain, which until then was largely unnoticed, basked in the dawn of a new era of promise. By Girish.
Introduction to Machine Learning K-Nearest Neighbors (KNN) algorithm in Python
Posted on July 13, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Machine Learning is one of the most popular approaches in Artificial Intelligence. Over the past decade, Machine Learning has become one of the integral parts of our life. It is implemented in a task as simple as recognizing human handwriting or as complex as self-driving cars. By Vibhu Singh.
The crypto price-innovation cycle
Posted on May 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
People who've been in crypto for a long time view the space as evolving in cycles, alternating between periods of high activity and "crypto winters." There have been three cycles so far. The first peaked in 2011, the second in 2013, and the third in 2017. By Chris Dixon and Eddy Lazzarin on Andreessen Horowitz.
WEF will now read you your (blockchain) rights
Posted on May 24, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
The World Economic Forum finalized a "blockchain bill of rights." ConsenSys, Andreessen Horowitz, and Colombia have already signed on. By Jeff Benson.
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Heal for SAP
Posted on May 16, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Shaivya Easwaren published this 4th article in the series about self-healing as the solution for ensuring site reliability in modern day enterprises with ultra-dynamic workloads. In the previous blogs of the series, we have seen the various issues that typically plague such environments, how AIOps and self-healing tools help resolve these issues, particularly how Heal helps by monitoring the Four Golden Signals for SRE.
How to setup a free Beam node with Google Cloud Computing
Posted on September 24, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Wilke Trei wrote a piece about running an own node of the Beam MW network. An always-online own node allows you to connect to your wallets on all your devices to this trusted node.
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What is Open Banking and PSD2?
Posted on August 24, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Open Banking (aka PSD2) forces the biggest UK banks to open up their precious data, which could mean big changes for the way we use money. By Rowland Manthorpe.
Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster
Posted on August 8, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Sean Bennett wrote this article for IBM about how they applied blockchain technology to traditional fiat currencies.
The differences between Bitcoin and Libra should matter to policymakers
Posted on July 8, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Peter van Valkenburgh article about differences between Bitcoin and Facebook's Libra. The two have different design goals, work in different ways, and raise different regulatory questions.
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How to staff the hybrid cloud
Posted on June 9, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Sandra Gittlen wrote this piece about challenges hybrid cloud pose for IT departments. IT leaders share their advice for getting network and infrastructure teams ready for hybrid cloud environments.
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Blockchain No-Brainer: Ownership in the digital era
Posted on June 7, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Dominic Perini article about his view on digital asset ownership, provenance and handling. In order to understand how the notion of ownership is currently perceived in society, author proposes to briefly analyse the journey that has brought us to the present stage and the factors which have contributed to the evolution of our perceptions.
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An overview of privacy in cryptocurrencies
Posted on August 16, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length long
Blog post by Richard Chen about privacy consideration when dealing with cryptocurrencies. It's no secret that privacy is an important topic in cryptocurrencies these days. Neither companies nor individuals want to publish all of their information onto a public blockchain that can be arbitrarily read without any restrictions.
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