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Category: Electronics Engineering

Big Data Analytics summer program sees record growth

The fourth year of the MU College of Engineering’s Big Data Analytics Summer Experience was its biggest yet. More than 70 eager students of various levels of computer science background attended. Photos by Amy Parris. The fourth year of the MU College of Engineering’s Big Data Analytics Summer Experience was its biggest yet. More than 70 eager students of various levels of computer science background attended. “Four years ago, Big Data was at the leading edge of technology development, and…

Testing TVs and tablets for ‘green’ screens — ScienceDaily

To improve viewing pleasure, companies have developed television — and tablet screens — that include quantum dots to enhance brightness and color. Some quantum dots are made with potentially harmful metals, which could leach into the environment when the device is discarded. But other TVs made with less hazardous nanomaterials require more energy to make. Today, researchers report preliminary results suggesting that under simulated landfill conditions, quantum dots can leach out of devices. But because this happens in such tiny…

5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Business’ Engagement on Social Media

Mastering your social media techniques is crucial to the success of your business. With over 2.3 billion active users across all the major social media platforms, the market is huge and even claiming a tiny percentage of your customer base means you have reached a huge level of success. However, to claim this success, you need high social media engagement rates, which, in most cases, is easier said than done. Here are five essential tips to give you the best…

Explaining React’s license | Engineering Blog | Facebook Code

A few weeks ago, the Apache Software Foundation (the ASF) made a decision to list the BSD + Patents license as a Category-X license. This move affects users of much of Facebook’s open source software, but especially the popular React project and the constellation of projects around it. As a result, many have asked us to consider relicensing React and all of our other open source projects. What has become clear through these discussions is that the ASF has very…

Getting to Know Nikolai Avteniev

LinkedIn wouldn’t be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make LinkedIn great. Nikolai joined LinkedIn in November 2012, shortly after we created an engineering team in our New York…

Anything Java can do Kotlin can do better – Pinterest Engineering – Medium

Zach Westlake | Pinterest engineer, Core Experience While there’s been a lot of buzz around Kotlin lately, you may still be asking yourself why you should actually use it. What does Kotlin do that Java doesn’t? It’s good to maintain a healthy sense of skepticism for any new technology. But here’s the secret about Kotlin–the language itself largely doesn’t do anything Java can’t. Much of what Kotlin does can be replicated in Java given enough acrobatics. It’s true that you…

Debugging a series of miscalculations in osquery – Square Corner Blog – Medium

What is osquery? osquery is an an open source tool by Facebook that provides a SQL interface for system information. Over the course of the summer I’ve been working on integrating osquery results into our internal asset tracker for automation/validation purposes. It’s been incredibly useful for monitoring various stats, and the SQL interface makes it easy to use. Finding the miscalculations small linux disk sizes? I’d been collecting data for about 2 weeks, when I changed the UI to showing human-readable numbers,…

App Highlight: Hardenize

Hardenize is a comprehensive security tool that continuously monitors the security and configuration of your domain name, email, and website. Ivan Ristić, the author of Hardenize, gave a demo of his app at our Cloudflare London HQ. Do you know how secure your site is? View a Hardenize report on your website by clicking this button: Interested in sharing a demo of your app at a meetup? We can help coordinate. Drop a line to [email protected]. Source link…

Like : The Futuristic Musical Video App by Bigo

Bigo Technology has recently launched a musical video app which aims at making music videos to share on social network websites such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Musically, etc. This mobile application comes under video players and editors genre which was launched on 12th August 2017 and it already has over a million downloads. Bigo Technology owns over 40 patents in VoIP/Video technology and now have introduced LIKE, a futuristic music video app. Nonetheless, LIKE is a bundle of exciting features which gives…

Automatic Emergency Braking – Top 5 Automobile Companies Winning the Race

With the alarming rate at which road accidents are increasing, the need for subtle, yet powerful safety features in cars is more than ever before. Setting up the benchmark with safety features pertaining to safety airbags, hill hold assist etc.has not been able to make a very big difference. The introduction of ABS along with EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution) does make a difference but depends entirely on the skills (or folly) of the drivers alone. Get into statistics and you…