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Digital HR Amazon developed an AI fashion designer: what next?

Amazon developed an AI fashion designer: what next?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of computer science that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans. AI, machine learning, task automation and robotics are already widely used in business, and this trend seems to be on the rise. AI technologies are about to multiply, and organizations are working hard in …

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Tech 3 Laravel blade directives that will save your time

3 Laravel blade directives that will save your time

Laravel is a great framework, highly hackable and so its template engine, Blade. Its directives, for example @if … @endif, are user friendly but sometimes we need to add our custom ones in order to achieve our goals, for example show an icon or inserting a CSS asset with its version. In Meritocracy we found three …

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Tech Manage NGINX configurations with Ansible

Manage NGINX configurations with Ansible

When we set up more servers connected through a load balancer, the editing of the NGINX configuration and management of virtual hosts was frustrating. We could no longer copy and paste code between SSH terminals. Here Ansible saved our lifes. Configuration After installing Ansible we created a configuration file – ansible.cfg – just to tell it …

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Tech The redesign of Meritocracy

The redesign of Meritocracy

In the last month, we sent online a new version of Meritocracy called v3.5. There are multiple reasons why we did this, among which: Old design Very bad speed performance Not mobile optimized Poor UX Terrible file organization   Now and before Files tree After our designers sent us the new templates and a lot of meetings, …

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Tech Build ultra-speed autocomplete with Go and jQuery [Part 2]

Build ultra-speed autocomplete with Go and jQuery [Part 2]

In the first part we saw how to create the “backend” side with Go, now we need to write the “frontend” part with jQuery: we’ll use jQuery UI Autocomplete. 1. The basic In our HTML document we need to include jQuery and then jQuery UI with a bit of style. After jQuery UI, we put …

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Tech Build ultra-speed autocomplete with Go and jQuery [Part 1]

Build ultra-speed autocomplete with Go and jQuery [Part 1]

Autocomplete is an important focus of the User Experience, so a speed hint is required while user is typing.After trying many technologies such as PHP (I’m a PHP developer), Python and Ruby, I found the perfect solution in Go, the language created by Google. Its performance are awesome, near C/C++ speed and better than Java. …

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