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AI and data science in offline businesss

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June 20, 2019

The article will slightly open the curtain and show the most likely near future of many offline businesses. I’ll immediately tell you what I’ll stand on: in the near future, conducting AI-free offline marketing will be romanticized like something pristine — like coffee without sugar, like a face without makeup, like a notebook and a […]

Game design: Complexity management with an aim on player retention

Game design: Complexity management with an aim on player retention

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March 20, 2019

If the game offers an unfair and punishing first experience, the player will likely leave. Newbies in particular. You know you don’t have a second chance on first experience. Uninstalls in the later stages of the game Advanced developers set a goal of preventing players from leaving in the early game. Otherwise, for sure, you […]

Why you had to maintain Game Design Documents

Why you had to maintain Game Design Documents

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March 1, 2019

Nobody needs documentation. Writing your ideas down is not necessary at all. All you need to communicate with your team – is tongue. Even if your game (app) will be in need of update, you can deal with it using only power of your mind. For sure everyone shares your vision of how a game […]

User-friendly guide on making investing decision, or “Three whales of equity crowdfunding”

User-friendly guide on making investing decision, or “Three whales of equity crowdfunding”

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February 22, 2019

Choosing a startup for investment is a difficult, partially paradoxical task: at the same time you have to choose not only a fairly innovative but also a reliable project. Startups now provide a lot of such business and investment opportunities. But how to find a middle ground between a brilliant idea and a stable risk? […]

2019 software development trends

2019 software development trends

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January 25, 2019

Once again, the time has come for constant changes in the design of phones. The power/compact ratio allows to create more advanced AR-devices. Machine learning makes life easier on almost all fronts. How will all this affect the trends in software development in 2019?

Speech synthesis. How does TTS work

Speech synthesis. How does TTS work

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January 15, 2019

The task of speech synthesis is solved in several stages. First of all, the special algorithm needs to prepare the text so that it would be comfortable for robot to reading: it writes all the numbers in words and decodes the abbreviations.

Speech synthesis. History

Speech synthesis. History

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December 30, 2018

The history of speech synthesis has its roots in the depths of history. Although, if we eliminate legends and myths, the first real copy of the speech synthesizer was created in the XVIII century, by the Danish scientist Christian Kratzenstein. The model could pronounce the sounds [aː], [eː], [iː], [oː] and [uː]. The device was […]

GitHub Actions: what it is and how to use

GitHub Actions: what it is and how to use

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December 14, 2018

The code development process can be tedious. But what if you could remove some of this work off your chest? GitHub Actions may help. Github Actions is a function recently introduced in Github that allows you to automate workflow. Now GitHub can take care of a number of processes that can be caused by various […]

Top-10 incidential inventions that are used throughout the world

Top-10 incidential inventions that are used throughout the world

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November 30, 2018

How do inventions appear? The ability to notice things and phenomena around is exactly the characteristic that allows some attentive people to make an unnoticeable trifle an important scientific discovery or invention. This article presents the 10 most amazing inventions that have emerged partly by chance, but not without the commendable ingenuity of the inventors.

5 technological breakthroughs that will happen after 2020

5 technological breakthroughs that will happen after 2020

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November 23, 2018

Progress does not stand still. Everyday, technology changes significantly. We cannot even imagine how close the future is to us. We selected the 5 most significant events in our opinion that will occur after 2020.