Tag

practical

Translating the NATO Alphabet to Plain Text

From Tiny C Projects by Dan Gookin

In this article, we will discuss the NATO phonetic alphabet and how to write a simple program that will translate it to plain text.

What is Cryptography?

An excerpt from Secret Key Cryptography by Frank Rubin

This article covers:

•       Basic terms used in cryptography

•       What is an unbreakable cipher?

•       What are the different types of cryptography?

Read it if you’re interested in cryptography.

Teaching Your Computer to Be Polite

From Tiny C Projects by Dan Gookin

This article talks about writing a C program that writes an appropriate greeting, depending on the time of day, for you when you start your computer.

The C Development Cycle

From Tiny C Projects by Dan Gookin

This article discusses the C development cycle.

The Cryptographer’s Toolbox

From Secret Key Cryptography by Frank Rubin

This article covers:

·  The rating system used for ciphers

·  Substitution ciphers

·  Transposition ciphers

·  Fractionation, breaking letters into smaller units

·  Pseudorandom number generators

Collective Communication Pattern: Improving Performance When Parameter Servers Become a Bottleneck

From Distributed Machine Learning Patterns by Yuan Tang

In this article, we introduce the collective communication pattern, which is a great alternative to parameter servers when the machine learning model we are building is not too large without having to tune the ratio between the number of workers and parameter servers.

Parameter Server Pattern: Tagging Entities in 8 Millions of YouTube Videos

From Distributed Machine Learning Patterns by Yuan Tang

In this article, we introduce the parameter server pattern which comes handy for situations where the model is too large to fit in a single machine such as one we would have to build for tagging entities in the 8 millions of YouTube videos.

© 2022 Manning — Design Credits