Wednesday, March 21, 2018

WordPress 4.8 Lastest Release

The newer WordPress latest release -WordPress Evans- gets a new default theme, and is named after a Jazz musician William John "Bill Evans" -

Easy to understand explanation of Heap and Priorities Queues

A great explanation from youtube : explanation of Heap and Priorities Queues for beginners, coders, learning to code, bootcamp graduates. Semi ordered. Parents, direct children and grandchildren follow this order.

Difference between iloc and loc in Pandas

ix is deprecated, use of iloc and loc are encouraged.

.loc for label based indexing or
.iloc for positional indexing

Teach Your Kids to Code!

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding Linda Liukas debut on Kickstarter. Beginner friendly, story telling

Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding (Girls Who Code) Hardcover – by local meetup nonprofit that promotes girls who code.

Coding iPhone Apps for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Swift - Gloria Winquist. Published by Starch Press Comprehensive book on iPhone app programming, kids friendly.

Teach Your Kids to Code: A Parent-Friendly Book by Bryson Payne. Also published by Starch Press.

Scratch Programming Playground: Learn to Program by Al Sweigart. Also published by starch press

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

What is Stoi ?

Read more tips for coding interviews for bootcamp graduates on our blog.

Stoi reads String to Integer. it's a function that converts string to integer e.g. "25" --> 25 "01" --> 1. You may be asked to implement this in an interview.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Research Dream Team

Did you know that Elon Musk is involved with OpenAI? In fact, OpenAI is managed by Silicon Valley titans such as Elon Musk, Sam Altman and Jessica Livingston of Y Combinator, Reid Hoffman founder of LinkedIn, Peter Thiel and Greg Brockman previously CTO of Stripe! OpenAI claims to do AI research and publish at key AI industry conferences. It also boasts sponsors such as infosys, microsoft, aws, asana, atlassin, buffer, cloudflare, github, cisco, nvidia, ... many of which are YCombinator prodigies. Here's its press page explain what are its long term and short term goals.

Hidden Markov Model modeling variables hidden from observation

Using Markov chain to model hidden variables not immediately observable.