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  • Published Tutorial

    How To Apply Computer Vision to Build an Emotion-Based Dog Filter in Python 3

    In this tutorial, you will explore computer vision as you use pre-trained models to build a Snapchat-esque dog filter and apply masks based on whether you're happy or sad.
    By Alvin Wan Python Machine Learning Development
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    Bias-Variance for Deep Reinforcement Learning: How To Build a Bot for Atari with OpenAI Gym

    Reinforcement learning is a subfield within control theory, which concerns controlling systems that change over time and broadly includes applications such as self-driving cars, robotics, and bots for games. Throughou...
    By Alvin Wan Machine Learning Python Programming Project Development Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
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    How To Set Up an OpenVPN Server on Debian 8

    A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you secure access to a remote server. In short, this allows the end user to mask connections and more securely navigate an untrusted network. With that said, this tutorial teache...
    By Alvin Wan VPN Firewall Security Debian
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    How To Install and Configure Riak2 with Python3 on Ubuntu 14.04

    Riak is a noSQL, non-relational datastore with a focus on distributed database architecture. Riak is one choice in a family of key-value noSQL implementations, with competitors including Redis, MemcacheDB, and Aerospi...
    By Alvin Wan NoSQL Ubuntu
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    How To Install Nginx on Debian 8

    Nginx is an popular HTTP-server alternative to Apache2. It can be used as a reverse proxy, mail server, or web server. According to the Netcraft survey as of July 2015, Nginx currently holds 14% of the market and has ...
    By Alvin Wan Nginx Debian
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    How To Set Up mod_rewrite for Apache on Ubuntu 14.04

    In this tutorial, we will activate and learn how to manage URL rewrites using Apache2's mod_rewrite module. This tool allows us to rewrite URLs in a cleaner fashion, translating human-readable paths into code-friendly...
    By Alvin Wan Apache Ubuntu
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    How To Create an ECC Certificate on Nginx for Debian 8

    This article explains how to create an Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) SSL certificate for Nginx. By the end of this tutorial, you will have a faster encryption mechanism for production use. Traditional public-key c...
    By Alvin Wan Nginx Security Debian
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    How To Create a SSL Certificate on Apache for Debian 8

    This tutorial walks you through the setup and configuration of an Apache server secured with an SSL certificate. By the end of the tutorial, you will have a server accessible via HTTPS. In this tutorial, we will gener...
    By Alvin Wan Security Apache Debian
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    How To Set Up an Apache, MySQL, and Python (LAMP) Server Without Frameworks on Ubuntu 14.04

    This article will walk you through setting up a server with Python 3, MySQL, and Apache2, sans the help of a framework. By the end of this tutorial, you will be fully capable of launching a barebones system into produ...
    By Alvin Wan LAMP Stack Apache MySQL Python Ubuntu