Year: 2020

How do marketers actually connect with a post-COVID audience? This might help

TLDR: With The Complete Digital Content Marketing Mastery Bundle, learn who to turn social media, Google, emails and even Zoom into major brand builders and money makers.

As the U.S. cautiously starts to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consumer casualties of the economic plunge caused by the virus have only just begun. In recent days, major retail names like Pier 1, Victoria’s Secret and J.C. Penney’s have all announced plans to close entirely or shutter hundreds of locations following the downturn in business.

Of course, the virus fallout has only accelerated a process that’s been

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Julia vs. Python: Which is best for data science?

Among the many use cases Python covers, data analytics has become perhaps the biggest and most significant. The Python ecosystem is loaded with libraries, tools, and applications that make the work of scientific computing and data analysis fast and convenient.

But for the developers behind the Julia language — aimed specifically at “scientific computing, machine learning, data mining, large-scale linear algebra, distributed and parallel computing”—Python isn’t fast or convenient enough. Julia aims to give scientists and data analysts not only fast and convenient development, but also blazing execution speed. 

What is the Julia language?

Created in 2009 by a

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Xiaomi’s wireless Redmi Earbuds S are dirt-cheap at just $23 — and that’s about it

Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand is synonymous with affordable hardware — primarily smartphones. Today, Redmi launched its first audio product, the Redmi Earbuds S, at ₹1,799 ($23).

While these truly wireless buds aren’t a carbon copy of the Airpods,they do have a few drawbacks (which should be expected at this price point). I’ve been using the Earbuds S buds for a few days, and if you aren’t hell-bent on saving a few bucks on truly wireless buds, you should look for alternatives. Let me tell you why.

Features and function

The Redmi Earbuds S ships with a compact plastic case

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Intra-cloud latency is real. Here’s what to do about it

We’ve all heard about inter-cloud latency, the delay in sending and receiving information to and from public clouds. Think of a remote client leveraging the crowded open Internet, or applications communicating between cloud brands, such as AWS and Azure.

The assumption is that application-to-application or application-to-data storage communications would pretty much be latency-free within the same cloud brand. After all, they exist on the same cloud platform and there should be a huge pipe between system components internally contained. Intra-cloud solutions on public cloud platforms should not have latency issues.

This is generally true, but not always. I’m running into

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These cool gadgets are all perfect Memorial Day presents to you

It’s a holiday. Summer is starting. You’ve suffered through a pandemic. Time to get yourself somethin’ nice.

Check out these sweet deals on gear and gadgets included as part of this Memorial Day sale, with savings of up to more than $100 off.

Mu6 Space 2 Smart Active Noise Cancelling Headphones ($136 with promo code: SUMMERSAVE20)

Built with a powerful 40mm dynamic driver and a cutting-edge polymer diaphragm for distortion-free bass and a balanced soundstage, the Space 2’s top-level active noise cancellation locks out 96 percent of all outside noise energy and plunges you into an immersive audio experience. And

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Microsoft: Power Platform is for real developers, too

The Microsoft Power Platform might be best known as a set of cloud services for business analysts and so-called “citizen developers,” but Microsoft believes that professional developers can take advantage of it, too. 

To this end, the company has introduced a T-SQL endpoint to its Common Data Service, a cloud-based storage service that is used by the Dynamics 365 business applications, allowing developers to build applications that query their company’s core business data just as if it were stored in a SQL Server database. 

The Power Platform, which has more than 3.5 million monthly active developers according to Microsoft,

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