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12 Articles

04/08/2020

BLOCKCHAIN VS GAMING: TWO REALITIES DESTINED TO BECOME INTERDEPENDENT


The influence and the importance of the blockchain technology in the gaming sector

20/07/2020

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION: THE 21ST NEW INTERNET


Blockchain is the technology of the future: trust, community, cryptography, transparency, immutability and decentralization. Get used to hearing these terms, because you won’t be able to do it without

Blockchain is an Internet of transactions, a new type of paradigm for managing transactions, and is based on a register structured as a "block chain". This technology has become famous thanks to cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin, but its potential is truly unlimited.

10/07/2020

PYTHON: THE LANGUAGE OF THE FUTURE


A MACHINE LEARNING LANGUAGE EVER MORE DEMANDED ALSO FOR DATA SCIENCE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Discover the Geeks Academy articles: coding, cyber security, big data, uxd, digital innovation design, markeing and management

09/07/2020

WHO IS THE FATHER OF PYTHON, ONE OF THE MOST USED PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES IN THE WORLD?


Guido van Rossum is the geek who invented Python, a simple, adaptable and easily readable programming language that has climbed the charts of the languages ​​most loved by developers

Guido van Rossum is the Dutch computer scientist who created the programming language Python, whose name was chosen because of Van Rossum’s passion for Monty Pythons and for their television series Monty Python’s Flying Circus. In the Python community he is called "Benevolent Dictator for Life", (BDFL), a title given to a small number of open-source software development leaders.

09/07/2020

BRENDAN EICH: THE FOUNDER OF JAVASCRIPT, MOZILLA AND AND BRAVE


Inventor of the JavaScript language, co-founder of Mozilla and CEO of Brave Software

Brendan Eich (1961) is an American computer scientist who became famous for writing the JavaScript programming language in 1995 and for co-founding the Mozilla Foundation, Mozilla Corporation and Brave Software.

09/07/2020

LINUX: THE MOST LOVED OPEN-SOURCE OPERATING SYSTEM ON THE WEB. WHO INVENTED LINUX? LET’S INTRODUCE YOU LINUS BENEDICT TORVALDS!


Linus Benedict Torvalds, one of the most interesting and brilliant characters in the computer world: a true geek! Linux father and 2012 Millennium Technology Prize winner.

Linus Benedict Torvalds (1969) is a Finnish programmer, computer scientist and blogger, best known for being the author of the first version of the Linux kernel and coordinator of its development project.

03/07/2020

THE CREATOR OF PHP: RASMUS LERDORF


From Greenland, a real geek! Who is the father of PHP

Rasmus Lerdorf (1968) is a Danish programmer with a degree in Applied Sciences in System Design Engineering, who has worked for IBM, Yahoo and Etsy. His approach to the world of programming is very simple: "Problem solving".

02/07/2020

JAMES GOSLING, A REVOLUTIONARY WEB DEVELOPER: THE FATHER OF THE JAVA LANGUAGE


Who is the creator of Java, the programming language that continue to be one of the main web developers tools?

JAMES GOSLING (1955), is a Canadian computer scientist universally recognized as the father of the Java programming language, although this parentage must be shared with other computer scientists.

18/04/2020

ETHEREUM: HOW A 19yo UNDERSTOOD THE TRUE POTENTIAL OF THE BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY


Vitalik Buterin: talent, curiosity, innovation and technology.

Vitalik Buterin (1994) is the young Russian-Canadian at the heart of the potentially revolutionary technology of blockchain, thanks to his work on the Ether cryptocurrency and especially on the Ethereum platform. He’s quite out of the ordinary: he is a mathematical genius who designed the Ethereum platform at the young age of 19.

27/03/2020

OPEN DATA = FREE GOLD. BUT WAIT, WHAT ARE OPEN DATA?


"If I had to express my views about the digital future – that of Europe or indeed, of the whole world – I could do it with one word: data” Andrus Ansip (2015) VP EU Digital Single Market

Open data will drive growth, inventiveness and innovation around the world. Data is the new asset of the global economy and the pressure to exploit it is immense.

31/01/2020

THE INVENTOR OF THE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE C: WHO WAS THE PIONEER OF MODERN COMPUTER SCIENCE DENNIS MACALISTAIR RITCHIE?


The computer world as we know it is a creation of Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie, the inventor of the C language and the co-creator of the Unix universal software.

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (1941-2011) is one of the founding fathers of computer science, but, above all, his name is linked to the birth of the programming language C, of which he is the universally recognized inventor.

07/02/2020

WHAT ARE THE FASTEST EMERGING JOBS AND THE MOST IN DEMAND SKILLS ON THE LABOUR MARKET IN 2020?


The most requested professional figures for 2020 will be the Data Protection Officer, the Artificial Intelligence Specialist, the Blockchain Developer. Are you ready?

In the last ten years, the demand for technical-scientific knowledge related to the world of information technology has grown enormously, going hand in hand with and even anticipating the newest technological trends. What are the most sought-after jobs, the most desirable soft and hard skills and which technologies are major global companies focussing on?

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