What Comes After The Social Media Empires

The intense political battles over Facebook and the other giant social media companies mark the end of the empire-building phase of those companies’ history. Now they’re a mid-20th-century European power, agonizing over the inevitable loss of the colonies and trying to stomp out insurgencies. No longer finding new frontiers and markets to rule, they’re instead … Continue reading What Comes After The Social Media Empires

Comparator Interface and sorting in Java

Comparator interface is used to order the objects of user-defined classes. A comparator object is capable of comparing two objects of two different classes. Following function compare obj1 with obj2 Syntax: public int compare(Object obj1, Object obj2): Suppose we have an array/arraylist of our own class type, containing fields like rollno, name, address, DOB etc … Continue reading Comparator Interface and sorting in Java

This new lidar sensor could equip every autonomous car in the world by the end of 2018

The startup Luminar aims to challenge market leaders by building its hardware at a never-before-seen scale. A new lidar sensor could equip thousands of driverless cars with the sensing abilities required to drive at high speeds on the open road. Lidar has become the primary way most driverless cars sense the world around them, bouncing … Continue reading This new lidar sensor could equip every autonomous car in the world by the end of 2018

A Simple, unobtrusive authentication for Node.js

Passport is authentication middleware for Node.js. Extremely flexible and modular, Passport can be unobtrusively dropped in to any Express-based web application. A comprehensive set of strategies support authentication using a username and password, Facebook, Twitter, and more. Overview Passport is authentication middleware for Node. It is designed to serve a singular purpose: authenticate requests. When … Continue reading A Simple, unobtrusive authentication for Node.js

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

Former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs holds an original iPhone, one of the biggest technological breakthroughs of modern times. Since 1760, productivity has increased almost 30 fold. That is largely down to technological innovations like electricity, telephones, and the internet. Barclays chronicled the world's rising productivity in its latest Equity Gilt Study. LONDON — Humanity … Continue reading This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

"Deep machine learning will likely automate the writing of code relatively quickly. Creativity is going to be far more important in a future where software can code better than we can" If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying … Continue reading Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding