The trap of overcommit-ment

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  • Version-Control
  • Git
  • Github

Overcommiting?

If you are mildly interested in making a contribution and are enthusiastic to a certain extent, the open source community recieves you with open arms and a box of chocolates.
When you pick up your first project, you start using fancy expressions to describe your work, create page long descriptions to your pull requests and create issues supported by customized screenshots. It is a good thing. Maybe the best of things. But unlike what Andy Dufresne said in the Shawshank Redemption , this habbit dies very soon. As it dies another one creeps up to takes it place.
Something like the delusion of god, is the delusion of work progress after overcommitment...
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Starting with Git and Github

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  • Version-Control
  • Git
  • Github

Git

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.Or as I like to call it a boon to the Open Source Community. We are so deep into using it that we...

Github

Github, is the google drive of almost all major OpenSource (and some private) projects, with obvious git support. It deserves much more than a simple blog post.
'Fork' here refers to creating a copy of the project in your own zone on which you can work as you like. Fork are generally created to create a well documented series of changes when you create a pull request. 'Watch' and 'Star' are basically what Add friend and Follow is on facebook.
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Things I knew before: Part 1

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  • Machine-Learning
  • Misconceptions
  • Pitfalls
Machines are mortal, as of yet. It is because other mortals (humans) keep creating new machines which outdate the previous ones. What if they could create machines which learn on their own so that they could create machines better than themselves at a faster rate than humans. This would lead to a chain of events which leads to the devastation of every new generation of mortals. ...
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