Algorithmic trading is growing field in finance that uses computers to execute securities trades. With growing research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, a computer’s ability to interact with markets and other human phenomena has rapidly increased. The financial sector is becoming increasingly reliant on computers for finding transactions, making markets, and executing trades, and […]
It has been awhile since I’ve written an article, but I’ve found the chatter surrounding “hidden city ticketing,” an approach to obtaining cheaper air tickets to be a worthwhile discussion. Orbitz and United Airlines have recently entered a lawsuit against Aktarer Zaman, the twenty-two year old founder of Skiplagged, a website that helps users find cheap […]
Google Hangouts formerly set the standard for online video chat, but a new contestant has taken the lead with a service that not only offers flawless video chat, but also a perfectly synced Chrome window between all call participants. Welcome Rabbit to the stage. Recently redesigned video chat service Rabbit broadcasts a Chrome window from a virtualized desktop […]
While CodeBunk and Neutron Drive have free and accessible online developing environments, they lack a certain robustness characteristic of offline computing. Terminal is a new online computing environment that seeks to provide fast and powerful tools for deploying applications, testing software, and executing computations via external servers. Developers face the hassle of setting up environments on […]
Autodidactism is the practice of teaching oneself. Benjamin Franklin is the classic example of a self-taught scholar. In today’s age of ubiquitous knowledge, being able to teach yourself quickly is just as useful as being intelligent, given the rate at which technology, information, and interactions change. If you’re interested in becoming an autodidact, or self-teacher, […]
An online coding environment is exactly how it sounds: incorporating coding directly into your web browser. Part of the advantage of online coding is that you can access your projects from different computers, making travel-based collaboration more feasible. Additionally, online coding allows for easier collaboration between colleagues working on different aspects of a larger program. […]
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