BrieflySM for Tuesday, April 7
4d ago 
from Medium
An introduction to how to use Python to plot data for scientific publications
Often times, when we import packages, we create a short-form alias (i.e. mpl for matplotlib ) so that we can refer to its functions using the alias instead of typing out matplotlib every single time. 1
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James Payne
14m ago 
from Medium
Supervised v/s Unsupervised Learning
22m ago 
from Medium
Tutorial: ggplot2 Heatmaps and Traffic Deaths in Thailand
4d ago 
from The Drum
Affiliate marketing is at its best when times are bad
Basically you need to use your affiliates now to push the boundaries and find access points to lots more customers. 1
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In summary, affiliate marketing offers your business a risk averse opportunity to leverage your brand and budget when the going gets tough. 1
5h ago 
from The Drum
Roku Channel lands in UK: 'People want free content to supplement subscriptions'
7h ago 
Foursquare and Factual merge, CEO Shim to lead combined company
5d ago 
Ad Tech M&A Fell Off A Cliff In Q1 – And Not Just Because Of COVID-19
Around 75% of ad tech businesses at large will fail outright, while another 20% desperately seek an exit for their distressed and often undifferentiated tech. 1
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“As people get used to the new normal, smart players will be thinking about opportunities and building relationships – and all of this will be happening far sooner than when it comes out in the public eye.” 1
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Colin O'Malley
7m ago 
Let Us Not Retreat From The Good Of Advertising In A Crisis
8m ago 
Amazon Moves Prime Day; Foursquare And Factual Merge
5h ago 
from 
Understanding Covid-19 for Viral Newbies
7h ago 
A Missionary on Trial
7h ago 
The Quest for a Pandemic Pill
5h ago 
Domestic Abusers Can Control Your Devices. Here’s How to Fight Back.
11h ago 
Governments are using the coronavirus to hide information from reporters and citizens
15h ago 
from CDOTrends
Is Zoom a Unicorn becoming a Goat?
React vs Vue – The CTOs guide to Choose the Right Framework
“Before evaluating the right framework of choice for us, I had to get my hands dirty, so I gave both React and Vue.js a couple of days each to review each decision point that wasn’t going to be answered by Google. 1
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After evaluating both frameworks, Luis and his team decided to use Vue as they find it easier when compared to React. 2
4d ago 
‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems
KrebsOnSecurity is not naming the companies involved, but was able to verify dozens of them by matching the name of the meeting organizer with corporate profiles on LinkedIn. 1
5d ago 
5 reasons why people aren’t using new CSS features
React and Vue have regular community conferences. 1Even JavaScript holds a conference once in a while. 1
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How do you keep up with its development and stay in the loop about new features? 1
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The only way to keep up with CSS is to read the documentation. 1But why bother when old technology will suffice? 1
16h ago 
Will asteroids wreak havoc on future Mars settlers?
A settlement the size of the New York City metro area might see such an impact every 20 years, which does start to sound a little unpleasant for our alien urbanites. 1
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For now, understanding more immediate risks like radiation are a much higher priority for humans leaving Earth, Christian says. 1
4d ago 
Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole
Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as "intermediate-mass," which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star that passed too close. 1
4d ago 
Mars might be made of mashed-up baby planets
16h ago 
Will asteroids wreak havoc on future Mars settlers?
A settlement the size of the New York City metro area might see such an impact every 20 years, which does start to sound a little unpleasant for our alien urbanites. 1
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For now, understanding more immediate risks like radiation are a much higher priority for humans leaving Earth, Christian says. 1
4d ago 
Here are 10 alternative ideas for what NASA could do with its Moon budget
One year ago, NASA embarked upon a journey to send humans back to the Moon for the first time since the Apollo Program. 1
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A series of prizes might be useful in stimulating the development of truly sustainable spaceflight. 1
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Patrick Graham
5d ago 
from Reuters
Frozen and desolate Antarctica once boasted warm, swampy rainforests
Earth’s southernmost continent long ago was home to temperate, swampy rainforests teeming with life, scientists said on Wednesday based on pristinely preserved forest soil they retrieved by drilling under the seafloor off Antarctica’s coast. 1
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The soil core sample dated from 93-83 million years ago, Klages said. 1
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Patrick Graham
4d ago 
In Groundbreaking Find, Three Kinds of Early Humans Unearthed Living Together in South Africa
Scientists studying the roots of humanity’s family tree have found several branches entangled in and around a South African cave. 1
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morkof m ostojic
4d ago 
from Reuters
Frozen and desolate Antarctica once boasted warm, swampy rainforests
Earths southernmost continent long ago was home to temperate, swampy rainforests teeming with life, scientists said on Wednesday based on pristinely preserved forest soil they retrieved by drilling under the seafloor off Antarcticas coast. 1
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Felipe Oliveira
4d ago 
Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole
Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as "intermediate-mass," which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star that passed too close. 1
5h ago 
Domestic Abusers Can Control Your Devices. Here’s How to Fight Back.
5d ago 
Experts warn of privacy risk as US uses GPS to fight coronavirus spread
A transatlantic divide on how to use location data to fight coronavirus risks highlights the lack of safeguards for Americans’ personal data, academics and data scientists have warned. 1
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Colin O'Malley
5h ago 
from 
NASA sees an “exponential” jump in malware attacks as personnel work from home
React vs Vue – The CTOs guide to Choose the Right Framework
“Before evaluating the right framework of choice for us, I had to get my hands dirty, so I gave both React and Vue.js a couple of days each to review each decision point that wasn’t going to be answered by Google. 1
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After evaluating both frameworks, Luis and his team decided to use Vue as they find it easier when compared to React. 2
4d ago 
from YouTube
CSS Shining Text Effect
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Alexander Ananiev
5d ago 
5 reasons why people aren’t using new CSS features
React and Vue have regular community conferences. 1Even JavaScript holds a conference once in a while. 1
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How do you keep up with its development and stay in the loop about new features? 1
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The only way to keep up with CSS is to read the documentation. 1But why bother when old technology will suffice? 1