Exploring blockchain and smart contracts with Ethereum dev bootcamp, Blockchain@Berkeley

On This Page Background What is blockchain, cryptocurrency and Ethereum? Blockchain @ Berkeley Dangers What does it all mean Background A few months ago, Mayank convinced me to get some Ether (Ethereum cryptocurrency) because it was going to go on a bull run, thanks to high-profile companies backing Ethereum by joining the Ethereum Enterprise AllianceContinue reading “Exploring blockchain and smart contracts with Ethereum dev bootcamp, Blockchain@Berkeley”

My experience with Udacity Deep Learning Foundation course

If you don’t know what is machine learning, just know this from Francois Chollet (creator of Keras)’s “Deep Learning with Python” book: Classical programming vs. Machine learning After attending the AI Frontiers conference at the beginning of this year, I was amazed, fascinated and befuddled at what actually is machine learning and deep learning andContinue reading “My experience with Udacity Deep Learning Foundation course”

Notes from Postgres Conference Silicon Valley 2015

These are my quick jottings during the talks at PGConf SV today: Citus DB (distributed postgresql) will be open sourced citusdb is going open source as a PostgreSQL extension #pgconfsv – Josh Berkus First applause of day as @umurc announces CitusDB is going open source. #PGConfSV – merv Everybody loves Kafka Lots of Kafka loveContinue reading “Notes from Postgres Conference Silicon Valley 2015”

Lessons from The Changelog’s interview of DHH on 10 Years of Ruby on Rails

I was listening to this long interview with DHH by The Changelog while walking around Berkeley, and I found a few points to ponder over: Flow The feeling of “flow” that you experience in programming is the only sustained method of happiness that I know. That’s why I like programming. Fun If programming is whatContinue reading “Lessons from The Changelog’s interview of DHH on 10 Years of Ruby on Rails”

Notes from Redis Conference 2015

Redis Conference 2015 at the Innovation Hangar at the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Thanks to sponsors Rackspace, Hulu, Redis Labs, Heroku, and others. Talks list Redis’ 6th birthday today! Redis Keynote by Salvatore Sanfilippo (Pivotal) a.k.a. @antirez Genesis Big equivalence principle : Today’s startups can do everything with everything, but aContinue reading “Notes from Redis Conference 2015”