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Blockchain: How Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Reshaping the World of Finance

by K. Connors

Blockchain

How Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Reshaping the World of Finance

Have you heard the term blockchain get thrown around in conversation? Have you heard about the different cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and wondered how they actually work and came about? Blockchain technology is so much more than the simple building block behind the digital ledger of cryptocurrencies. It’s technological implications alone can single-handedly reshape the world of finance, and change banking and world trade forever. When massive companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Chase are pouring billions into researching blockchain technology, maybe it’s something we ought to learn a little bit more about.

In this book, you will learn:

  • Blockchain technology and how it works
  • What we can use blockchain technology for
  • How it became so mainstream
  • Bitcoin and blockchain
  • Ethereum and blockchain
  • How financial institutions use it
  • Why companies are extensively researching it
  • How it will change the financial banking system

Download Blockchain: How Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Reshaping the World of Finance and uncover the true potential of this groundbreaking technology!



Designing Bots for Facebook: Create and develop your own ChatBot

by Nicholas Brown

This book is a guide on how to create chatbots for Facebook Messenger. These chatbots can be used to respond to queries from customers in the absence of the business owner. Facebook Mesenger Chatbots should be trained well so that customers may get relevant answers to their questions. This book guides you on how to do this. Other than responding to responding to customer queries, Facebook Messenger Chatbots can be used for other tasks like broadcasting messages to customers, showing product images to customers, allowing customers to place orders, order processing, payment processing etc. The author guides you on how to implement these features on your chatbot. The author guides you on how to use various platforms to create chatbots with the above features in a step-by-step manner.

The following topics have been discussed in this book:

– Designing a Facebook Extension
– Creating a Bot with Chatfuel
– Creating a Chatbot with Botsify
– Creating a Bot with ManyChat
– Creating a Chatbot with API.ai
– Creating a Chatbot with Chattypeople
– Creating a Chatbot with Bot Libre



Amazon Lex: Developer Guide

by Amazon Web Services

This is the official Amazon Web Services (AWS) documentation for Amazon Lex. Amazon Lex is an AWS service for building conversational interfaces for applications using voice and text. Amazon Lex provides the deep functionality and flexibility of natural language processing and automatic speech recognition so that you can build highly engaging user experiences with lifeline, conversational interactions. This documentation is offered for free here as a Kindle book or you can read it online or in PDF format at https://aws.amazon.com/documentation/lex/.



Amazon Redshift: Getting Started Guide

by Amazon Web Services

This is the official Amazon Web Services (AWS) documentation for Amazon Redshift. Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. You can start with just a few hundred gigabytes of data and scale to a petabyte or more. This enables you to use your data to acquire new insights for your business and customers. This guide is a tutorial designed to walk you through the process of creating a sample Amazon Redshift cluster and working with sample data. You can use this sample cluster to evaluate the Amazon Redshift service. This documentation is offered for free here as a Kindle book, or you can read it online or in PDF format at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/redshift/latest/gsg/welcome.html.



Android on x86: An Introduction to Optimizing for Intel Architecture

by Iggy Krajci

Android on x86: an Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture serves two main purposes. First, it makes the case for adapting your applications onto Intel’s x86 architecture, including discussions of the business potential, the changing landscape of the Android marketplace, and the unique challenges and opportunities that arise from x86 devices. The fundamental idea is that extending your applications to support x86 or creating new ones is not difficult, but it is imperative to know all of the technicalities. This book is dedicated to providing you with an awareness of these nuances and an understanding of how to tackle them.Second, and most importantly, this book provides a one-stop detailed resource for best practices and procedures associated with the installation issues, hardware optimization issues, software requirements, programming tasks, and performance optimizations that emerge when developers consider the x86 Android devices. Optimization discussions dive into native code, hardware acceleration, and advanced profiling of multimedia applications. The authors have collected this information so that you can use the book as a guide for the specific requirements of each application project.This book is not dedicated solely to code; instead it is filled with the information you need in order to take advantage of x86 architecture. It will guide you through installing the Android SDK for Intel Architecture, help you understand the differences and similarities between processor architectures available in Android devices, teach you to create and port applications, debug existing x86 applications, offer solutions for NDK and C++ optimizations, and introduce the Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager. This book provides the most useful information to help you get the job done quickly while utilizing best practices.



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