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These playful Linux commands are also surprisingly useful. The Linux command line can be the home of power users and sysadmins. However, Linux is more than just a lot of hard work. Linux was developed by fun-loving people who created an array of comical commands. Try playing around with these yourself when you want a …

Debricked has achieved a not so small feat – we are now able to actively keep and maintain a clone of all data on GitHub! For what reason? You may ask. To understand all the why’s and how’s we have interviewed our Head of Data Science, Emil Wåréus. Before we start with the questions, who …

When it comes to React, there are some of the things that will optimize your code and will give you better results in it. We will be seeing the same set of habits you can apply. Here, I will share the five habits that I use in developing a React App. #1 Never Optimize it …

Compare how six different knowledge-sharing communities approach gathering, maintaining, and distributing their best practices. As someone who has watched my fair share of projects and initiatives come and go, I value the follow-on effects of good knowledge sharing. Even knowledge from bygone projects is available to learn from the past; such is the benefit and …

Trust in open source is a positive feedback loop. This is an edited excerpt from my forthcoming book on Trust in Computing and the Cloud for Wiley and leads on from a previous article I wrote called Trust & choosing open source. In that article, I asked the question: What are we doing when we say, “I trust open source …

Australian universities have responded in a number of ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include delaying enrolments, moving semester breaks forward, abolishing late payment fees and moving courses online. Engaging students in online content is easier said than done. Research shows results can improve with the use of techniques such as shortening …

Intel unveiled ControlFlag – a machine programming research system that can autonomously detect errors in code. Even in its infancy, this novel, self-supervised system shows promise as a powerful productivity tool to assist software developers with the labor-intensive task of debugging. In preliminary tests, ControlFlag trained and learned novel defects on over 1 billion unlabeled …

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“The best time to learn computer programming was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” — A computer science proverb, maybe. Are you a new programmer, an experienced web dev, a backend wizard, a grizzled system programmer, or some other yet-to-be-discovered species of computer geek? Wherever you land in the vast ecosystem of …

In companies of every size, software is increasingly providing business value because of a shift in how technology teams define success. More than ever, they are defined by how the applications they build bring value to their customers. Tickets and stability at the cost of saying no are no longer the key value of IT. …

Linux runs almost everything these days, but many people are not aware of that. Some might be aware of Linux and might have heard that this operating system runs supercomputers. According to Top500, Linux now powers the five-hundred fastest computers in the world. Go to their site and search for “Linux” to see the results for yourself. NASA runs on …