Topic: udacity

SD Times news digest: Udacity’s Data Engineer Nanodegree Program, NTT Security’s acquisition of WhiteHat Security, and Storybook 5.0

Udacity has announced that it is launching a new Data Engineer Nanodegree Program. According to the company, as more businesses try to reinvent themselves a data-driven organizations, they are finding that there aren’t enough data engineers to fill new data positions. The hope is that the program will provide students with the technical skills needed … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Lyft and Udacity self-driving partnership, GCC 8.1, Cisco to acquire Accompany, and Oculus Go

Lyft and Udacity are partnering up for the Lyft Perception Challenge, which is designed to test problem solving skills for Perception for Autonomous Vehicles. The top 25 participants in the challenge will earn an interview with Lyft. The challenge was created because Lyft wanted to find a new approach for identifying, attracting, and hiring top … continue reading

SD Times New Digest: CockroachDB 1.1, Grow with Google initiative, and new pi-top is released

The SQL database for building global cloud services announced the release of CockroachDB 1.1. The release focuses on three main areas: “seamless migration from legacy databases, simplified cluster management, and improved performance in real-world environments,” according to the team in a post. The new version will have improvements on migrating data and apps to CockroachDB … continue reading

Udacity-Didi self-driving car challenge, Collabnet releases TeamForge 17.1, and Bugsnag supports Code Push for React Native—SD Times news digest: March 9, 2017

Self-driving car enthusiasts can join the Udacity-Didi self-driving car challenge, which focuses on a core feature of self-driving cars: the Automated Safety and Awareness Processing Stack (ASAPS). ASAPS identifies stationary and moving objects from a moving car, and it uses data that includes radar objects, camera images and frames, and Velodyne’s point cloud, according to … continue reading

SD Times GitHub project of the week: Udacity Self-Driving Car Simulator

Udacity created a self-driving simulator for its self-driving car nanodegree so students could learn how to train cars to navigate road courses using deep learning. This project isn’t limited to the students of Udacity anymore; since Udacity open-sourced the simulator, anyone can use it. The simulator lets any developer or hobbyist mess with Unity, the … continue reading

Google discusses Android 7.1

At AnDevCon today, Timothy Jordan, head of Google platform developer relations, gave a keynote to detail the current and future state of the platform and its ensuing toolsets. He described changes coming in Android 7.1, and he taught attendees how to get started with TensorFlow on Android devices. The next release of the Android platform … continue reading

Udacity launches service for next-generation freelancers and contractors

In order to connect companies with some of the top engineers who are proficient in mobile app development, web development and other specializations, Udacity is launching a new service called Udacity Blitz. With technology rapidly changing, the gig economy continues to grow. Freelancers, contractors and temporary employees are becoming popular in the software development and … continue reading

IBM preps Watson for a busy month

IBM today unveiled updates to its Watson platform. The company kicked off its World of Watson conference with some product announcements for the platform that will be further detailed in two weeks at the Watson Developer Conference in San Francisco. The platform was expanded today to include more tools for developers and integrations with other … continue reading

The worst passwords of 2015, VersionOne unveils its Winter 2016 release, and learning about deep learning from Google—SD Times news digest: Jan. 21, 2016

Despite efforts to promote and encourage good cybersecurity practices, Internet users continue to put themselves at risk. SplashData has released its annual Worst Passwords of 2015 list, and it revealed that “123456” and “password” still top the list as the most commonly used passwords, and they have been on the top since 2011. Other passwords … continue reading

Free online course available on JavaScript Promises

There’s a new tool designed to simplify asynchronous code for front-end Web developers, and a free online course to go with it. The tool is called JavaScript Promises, and it converts a tangle of callbacks and event handlers into straightforward code so developers can avoid running into complicated code when performing multiple actions in a … continue reading

Udacity training programs for Android, diversity at Google, and SourceForge changes policies—SD Times news digest: June 2, 2015

Google has announced a new partnership with Udacity to provide beginner and advanced Android training courses. The courses will be taught by experts from the company’s developer platform team. In addition, developers can sign up for the new Android Nanodegree. Users enrolled in the Nanodegree program will have access to coaches who will review their … continue reading

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