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Robot Prints a Building in 14 hours » Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog

Robot Prints a Building in 14 hours Posted on May 20, 2017  Comments (0) The system consists of a tracked vehicle that carries a large, industrial robotic arm, which has a smaller, precision-motion robotic arm at its end. This highly controllable arm can then be used to direct any conventional (or unconventional) construction nozzle, such as those used for pouring concrete or spraying insulation material, as well as additional digital fabrication end effectors, such as a milling head. Unlike typical…

Digibank : App, Features & Concept Review of Paperless Banking

Digi Bank is part of DBS group, a leading financial services group based in Singapore. It has recently launched a branchless, paperless bank within India with an online only model, calling it out Digi Bank. The bank has a number of features including zero balance requirements, unlimited access to ATM’s, 7% interest rate and can be open by a person with a valid Aadhar Card and PAN card. To open a Digibank account, all you need is a smartphone, download…

Scalable and reliable data ingestion at Pinterest – Pinterest Engineering – Medium

Yu Yang | Pinterest engineer, Data At Pinterest, we use data to gain insights to make decisions for everything, and ultimately improve the whole experience for Pinners. Every day we log over 100 terabytes of data. In order to use data effectively, we first have to reliably ingest it and prepare it for downstream usage. In this post, we’ll cover the evolution of our data ingestion pipelines and present our current data ingestion infrastructure. Looking ahead, we’ll have a series…

SHAREit : Best Cross-Platform Sharing App with Billion Users

Ten years back people were just speculating about how smartphones can change the modern communications. Now, smartphones are counted amongst most reliable sources of communication. There are numerous apps which have supported to this cause. One amongst many is SHAREit, a file sharing app developed by SHAREit Technology Ltd. Bluetooth has always been the popular one when it comes to data transfer, though there are others options like cables or internet connections. But what when the Bluetooth is too slow…

Using Square’s REST APIs to Build a Sandbox Dashboard Part 1: Authentication & Locations.

One of the things we hear most often from our developers is the lack of a dashboard for their sandbox accounts. This will be the first post in a series, each talking about a different part of our APIs. By the the end of the series, we’ll have a dashboard for your sandbox account. Let’s get started! initial sketch… or entry in world’s worst handwriting contest? Building the Square Dashboard At Square, there is a whole team dedicated to our…

Networking @Scale 2017 Recap | Engineering Blog | Facebook Code

On May 1-2, we hosted over 600 network engineers at the Pullman Hotel in Redwood City for the third Networking @Scale conference. Similar to last year, the conference included two days of technical talks covering the latest in network engineering, network services, IPv6 applications, and innovations in networking hardware. Speakers from Alibaba, Amazon, Dropbox, Equinix, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Netflix shared complex engineering challenges from their work building and deploying network solutions that deliver applications and services for millions, and…

Demystifying RxJava Backpressure on Android at Uber Engineering

The quick and efficient transmission of information about app activity—e.g., requesting rides, placing orders, or approaching a pickup location—is crucial to a seamless user experience across Uber’s products. At Uber, we use RxJava heavily in our Android apps to clearly communicate events between observers and express complicated asynchronous transformations. Uber’s rider and driver apps have many asynchronous states using RxJava Observables, such as communicating new dispatches to a driver or a new uberPOOL match to a rider currently on trip.…

Introducing Argo — A faster, more reliable, more secure Internet for everyone

The Internet is inherently unreliable, a collection of networks connected to each other with fiber optics, copper, microwaves and trust. It’s a magical thing, but things on the Internet break all the time; cables get cut, bogus routes get advertised, routers crash. Most of the time, these failures are noticed but inexplicable to the average user — ”The Internet is slow today!” — frustrating user experiences as people go about their lives on the Internet. Today, to fix all of…

Photographing Solar Eclipse 2017 – Some Vital Information one Should Know

While considering photography of the hardly 2-minute wonder of solar eclipse 2017, many of the photography experts and astronomers do have only one suggestion, don’t do it. The major reason why they think in this line is due to the fact that you get hardly about 150 to 160 seconds only during 21 August 2017, to enjoy the eclipse and witness one of the most spectacular sight you may ever see in you life. So, why you want to spend…

Does Your Business Have Enough Mobility?

To run your small business in an effective manner, you have to be on top of the competition. In today’s times, being as mobile as possible continues to play a bigger role year after year. From mobile payments to selling products and services wherever, don’t stand pat. So, are you doing all you can to keep your business humming along? Without a business on the move, you could find yourself passed over by the competition. Review Your Needs To ensure…