What are WebSockets? A Brief Discussion
The internet is a vast network of connected devices, and it is constantly evolving. With the introduction of the web, the way we access and share information has become much easier. As technology advances, more efficient ways of communication and data transfer have been developed. WebSockets is one such technology that has enabled faster, more […]
Zero-Knowledge Proofs: What They Are, Their Use
The advent of blockchain technology has paved the way for a new era of secure, trustless transactions. One of the key components of this security is the concept of zero-knowledge proofs. In this blog post, we will explore what zero-knowledge proofs are, the use cases for them, and the challenges and benefits of utilizing them. […]
The Modern Computer: From Logic Gates to CRUD Apps
Computer science is a fascinating field, with all its ups and downs. It’s not an easy subject and it requires learning new things every time. But the more you learn about it, the more you begin to see how everything comes together. The first computers were large and required a lot of electricity, but they […]
Is an Arduino Worth Your Money and Time?
Arduino boards are cheap and reliable. They are available in a variety of price points, with the most affordable being accessible for those just getting into electronics. The Arduino is a computing platform based on microcontrollers and programming languages such as C and Atmel’s own Arduino IDE. Microcontroller development boards (MCUs) are specially designed to […]
Introduction to FPGA – Field-Programmable Gate Arrays
Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) are a powerful new breed of chips that are designed to run on programmable logic rather than application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) technology. While the majority of FPGAs available now have traditionally been used in the aerospace and automotive industries, they are quickly becoming a common sight in almost every aspect […]
PyTorch vs TensorFlow: Which One’s For You?
Machine learning is an invaluable skill to have in our tech-savvy world. Today, we can get almost anything done with the help of artificial intelligence. With the advancement of deep learning and machine learning, companies are continuously looking for new ways to leverage this technology to achieve greater results with less time and money. This […]
Discussing GraphQL: What, How, and Why
GraphQL is a query-oriented programming language that makes it much easier to program web applications. It’s similar to REST in that it provides an API called a GraphQL service or GraphiQL for short. It differs from REST in that it focuses on providing end-to-end transparency instead of just making requests from point A to point […]
Where to Find Good Programming Language References
If you’re like most programmers, you spend countless hours reading code. Perhaps you read code online or in a book. Or maybe you just keep an eye out for new resources to learn more. Whatever your method, it’s important to keep up with the language. You need to know where to find good programming language […]
Ethical Hacking: Does it Live Up to the Hype?
Ethical hacking has become one of the most prominent trends in cyber security over the last few years. The idea that you could take complete control of a source via computer technology opened up many new opportunities for attackers. However, simply harnessing these tools doesn’t mean that you can use them to commit crimes. Many […]
How to Become a Mobile App Developer; Is it Worth it?
Being a mobile app developer is a challenging and rewarding job. However, to become one, you need to work with different tools, algorithms, and engines that are only supported by other developers. Moreover, even if you find a good job as a software engineer or an iOS or Android programmer, it doesn’t mean you will […]
Does Moore’s Law Still Apply?
Today, hardware manufacturers are producing faster, more powerful computers. As a result, computer prices have fallen considerably. In fact, you can now buy a high-performance gaming PC for less than $1,000. This has led to a lot of people saying that Moore’s Law has finally been broken — that it no longer applies in the […]
What are Some of The Latest Advancements in Cryptography?
The field of cryptography has come a long way in recent years. In fact, the progress made in such a short space of time represents one of the more gratifying aspects of modern cryptanalysis. While cryptogeeks are well aware of the many advancements that have been made, it can sometimes be difficult to keep up […]
Just How Secure is Blockchain Technology?
Blockchain technology is one of the most secure ways to manage and share your information. It takes normal data storage and encryption, but adds a new layer of security by making it impossible to tamper with or delete data once it’s been stored on the network. This makes blockchain technology very secure, which is why […]
Wearable IoT Devices: Are They Worth The Time & Money?
Wearable devices have become a popular choice among both consumers and businesses in the last few years. Many people are looking to their smartphones and other wearable devices for information about the weather, their appointments, and even their doctor’s health. They want to make sure that the product they’re buying is up to par and […]
Machine Learning for New Communications Systems: Bots, T2S, & More
New communications systems are being developed at an ever-increasing pace. The amount of data flowing through these systems is also increasing at a faster pace, with the adoption of IoT and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our daily lives. These two factors have created unprecedented opportunities for machine learning to support new communication systems. Machine learning […]
Top Paradigms in Machine Learning
Each new generation of computer-driven algorithms and data structures produces its own set of challenges for data scientists. The pioneers of each new technology struggle to establish themselves as a leader in their space. However, over the last few decades, there has been a shift in how companies approach Machine Learning research, training and implementation. […]
What are Prediction Markets in Web3?
A prediction market is a system for people to make predictions about future events. It’s similar to an auction, but instead of selling pieces of property, it’s selling “bets” on the outcome of future events. A prediction market is most commonly used in finance and investment research, but many industries now have their own prediction […]
Nvidia’s CUDA Compute Platform – It’s Getting More Effective By the Day
Before we dive into what this means for you as a developer, let’s take a look at what CUDA computing actually is. The short answer? It’s a collection of parallel computing technologies developed by Nvidia that enables the development of faster, more efficient programs for various platforms and devices. In other words, it’s not some […]
Artificial General Intelligence (AGI): When Computers Meet Human Skillsets
Artificial general intelligence, also known as AGI, is a hypothetical technology that can supercharge the modern human ability to think and create. It could improve our memory, make decisions faster, and even boost our creative abilities. The term Artificial Intelligence (AI) conjures up images of machines that think like humans—but this is only one possible […]
Why Join the Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) Movement?
The free and open source software (FOSS) movement was created to resolve the tension between two fundamental needs in software development: cost and reliability. In other words, it is a reaction against the way proprietary software is developed. However, the FOSS movement has grown beyond its original motives. Today, it has become a way of […]
An Intro to Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs): Potential & Today’s Application
Adversarial networks are a type of machine learning that take an opposing approach to training a model. Instead of being taught how to make predictions based on data, GANs are taught how to fight back against them. In other words, GANs are trained to generate fake predictions by modeling human behavior and artificial intelligences in […]
Discussing the Polkadot Web3 Ecosystem
There’s a lot of excitement about the Polkadot blockchain ecosystem, and it’s not just because its one of the first third-party blockchains to support native token offerings. Polkadot is also providing a new tool for developers to build decentralized applications more easily and securely. The Polkadot web3 ecosystem provides a number of services that help […]
A Gentle Introduction to the Web3 Tech Stack
Training Models with Neural Networks on a GPU
In this article, we’ll take a detailed look at how Neural Networks can be used to produce training data for deep learning applications. Depending on the nature of the problem, a wide variety of digital transformation efforts use neural networks as our primary training data source. From image recognition to speech recognition and other fields […]
Linux Processes & Their Management
The Linux operating system is a versatile system that can be used for a variety of different purposes. It can be used as an embedded system, or as a server-based platform. In this article, we will explain what processes are, how the Linux operating system manages processes, and how to create your own process in […]
A List of Different UNIX-Based Systems; Their Pros & Cons
There are many Unix-based systems in the world, and they all have their own goals, pros, and cons. For example, there is Linux, BSD variants of Unix (like macOS), and then there’s the UNIX variant itself. For those who are not aware, UNIX is a popular operating system that has been around almost as long […]
A Discussion About the Linux Mint Operating System
Linux is a pretty cool operating system and has a lot to offer those who are willing to learn, experiment, and explore its many nooks and crannies. Many people have heard of Linux or some variation of it being used in their day-to-day life, but do not really know what it is or how it […]
Comparing the Top Computer Manufacturers
The computer industry is a constantly changing beast. New companies arise and old ones fall away, while others rise up to take their place. The top manufacturers in this industry have also undergone various changes over the years, with some companies forming new leadership positions and others struggling mightily for survival. To help you keep […]
How to Choose an Operating System?
If you’re reading this, you probably know that there are a number of different operating systems available for your personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices. Each operating system has its own unique set of advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to understand the different options so you can choose the best one for your […]
Is No-Code Development Worth Your Time?
Whether you prefer to write all your software in-house or outsource your applications development, the benefits of doing so are clear. In an environment where every developer is empowered with the latest tools and coding standards, no-code development is something that can be implemented almost immediately. However, implementing no-code development processes can be a slow […]
What’s on a Modern Motherboard?
Motherboards are designed to support multiple devices – from a smartphone to a PC cluster to a home media center. This dual-use design makes sense today, when devices are densely packed with features. But as the number of devices we connect increases, so do the components that support our computers and smartphones. That’s why modern […]
Modern Programming Languages & Their Best Use-Cases
When you first learn to program, you may feel like it’s a never-ending cycle of memorizing meaningless syntax, filling in blanks with left-hemispheric thinking, and trying your best to produce clean, understandable code. But the truth is that there are actually many great opportunities for growth when you take on the challenge of learning to […]
Ethereum Name Service (ENS): Accelerating the Adoption of Web3
Today, with the digitization of everything, consumers are using the Internet to access different online services, platforms and digital assets. This has led to a new generation of users being introduced to the benefits of decentralized applications (dApps) and smart contracts. In an increasingly digital world, these tools are enabling a new type of business […]
Embedded Development & The Potential of IoT
IoT is an abbreviation for “Internet of Things”, and it’s not just the slightly crazy-sounding name of a technology buzzword. IoT is really about bringing together different technologies to create a more encompassing digital environment. It’s about building connected devices that interact with one another and with people via the internet, rather than being hooked […]
You Should Consider Getting Into Android Development
If you’ve been reading our blog for some time, you’ll know that we are big fans of mobile development. So much so in fact, that we consider smartphones and tablets the perfect development platform. This is mainly because Android is the most widely-used mobile operating system and also because it’s free. If you’ve got a […]
Decentralized Platforms vs Big Tech Websites & Apps
Today’s digital world has become highly decentralized. We don’t have to rely on a central authority or centralized infrastructure to access and share our content. This has led to the rise of decentralization platforms, which are websites and apps that provide users with access to a vast array of digital content from various sources. The […]
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP): Purpose, Use, and its Future
As the Internet continues to evolve, so do the needs of its users. Businesses face a number of challenges when it comes to delivering online services to their customers. Among these challenges is the need to connect with different sources of traffic using different connection methods and bring them together in a logical and efficient […]
An Introduction to Tezos Cryptocurrency
Tezos is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2016. It is one of the few cryptos that has not been tokenized and is not built on an ethereum-like platform. Instead, it aims to be a more efficient blockchain by tackling the scalability problem in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Tezos benefits from its unique Proof of […]
A Guide to Database Technology
As the world becomes more digital, organizations are looking to database technology to help identify and respond to real-time business opportunities. By enabling faster decision making through data-driven analysis, database technology has the power to transform businesses, while preserving their culture and heritage. What is a Database? A database is a structured collection of data […]
The State of Computing in the Early 2020s
The early 2020s are a challenging time for computing. A series of concerning trends have come together in this “blink of the computer’s eye” moment to create a perfect storm of opportunity and peril. These trends are already starting to unfold, with some manifesting themselves already, while others will most likely manifest themselves in the […]
The Use of AI in Maps
AI is used in maps to increase the quality and precision of turn-by-turn driving directions, 3D virtual reality travel, and geofencing. It can also be used to recognize objects such as cars or buildings from a photograph or video and suggest destinations or routes that make use of those features. In this blog post, you’ll […]
On Choosing & Using VPNs
When it comes to choosing a VPN service, there are many factors to take into consideration. You need to ask yourself if the price is right, what types of capabilities are offered, and how much privacy do you trust the company supplying the service? If you’re looking for a secure and private way to access […]
Best Use Cases of GPUs; Road to IoT
You’ve probably heard the phrase “a GPU is a lot more than just a graphics processor.” The capabilities of a given GPU are only part of what make it unique as an embedded computing platform. Other important factors include its expected workload, software support, and price. As such, embedded GPUs have come a long way […]
Applications of LIDAR Technology
LIDAR is a high-resolution radar that can be used for various purposes, some of which are listed below. LIDAR has been widely used in various fields such as agriculture, construction, mining, and forest management. In addition to being useful for surveying large areas at a time, LIDAR also finds its uses in different circumstances. For […]
Common Website Vulnerabilities: How not to get Hacked
You’ve heard of “always get below the belt”? Well, this is also true when it comes to web application security. When it comes to online security, keep your information confidential. But that doesn’t mean that you should never talk about your company or its products on social media or with other companies in the same […]
Hardware in Smart Phones
Smart phones have become indispensable devices for almost everyone these days. They not only provide us with access to the information and communication tools we need, but they are now a primary way of interacting with the world around us. Smart phones have become powerful devices with built-in digital cameras, GPS and other technology that […]
The State of Anti-Aging Technology
As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. But how much do we know about anti-aging technology in the future? We might be optimistic in thinking that our ability to prevent and reverse aging will improve with age, but that doesn’t mean that we won’t need to take action sooner than later. The implications of a […]
The Era of GPUs
The era of graphics processing units or GPUs is upon us, and the world of computing will never be the same. In a world where every console has its own custom-built CPU , a powerful GPU is the difference between being able to play your favorite games on a kiddy console and being able to […]
A Brief Guide to Computer Networking
Computer networking is the ability of computer systems to exchange information with each other over a network. It is different from simply connecting computers together to share files or access resources. A computer network is a set of interconnected computers that functions as one united server or group of computers acting as a single, unified […]