Category Archives: Developers


Winter DataDive weekend 2023

12 Nov 2023 – We are thrilled to let you know about our winter DataDive weekend, taking place in London on 18-19 November 2023! Right now, we’re working hard behind the scenes with our Data Ambassador volunteers and our charity partners to get the project ready for you. At the weekend, you’ll be introduced to the charities and their projects, and then you’ll get to ‘dive’ straight into the data. It’s a great way to make a difference using your data skills! Continue reading


How to fix Gradle error in Android Studio?

The error message “Caused by: org.gradle.workers.internal.DefaultWorkerExecutor$WorkExecutionException: A failure occurred while executing” indicates that Gradle is having trouble checking for duplicate classes in your app. This can happen for a number of reasons, such as: Continue reading


I asked Bard to help me debug this error in Android Studio

I have been working on this project for a while. it worked well but when i tried to update the the app to meet Google Play policy it has broken. I have been trying to fix the errors for a while but there is one error that is bugging me, (pun intended). I decided to ask Bard to help me debub the app. Continue reading


The Linux Foundation Launches New Event: Open Source GenAI & ML Summit

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and LF AI + Data Foundation, the organization building an ecosystem to sustain open source innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) and data open source projects, today announced the launch of a new event, Open Source GenAI & ML Summit, aimed to bring together the brightest developers from around the world to shape the trajectory of open source AI. Co-located with the Cassandra Summit, which also just announced a new track to explore distributed AI with Cassandra, developers will gather on December 12 – 13, 2023, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Continue reading


error: incompatible types: NonExistentClass cannot be converted to Annotation

25, 2023 /Developers/ — This error has given me sleepless nights. The app worked fine but I updated the Gradle version it’s stopped working due to this one error
The error message “error: incompatible types: NonExistentClass cannot be converted to Annotation” means that the compiler is trying to convert a class called NonExistentClass to an annotation, but this is not possible because annotations are a special type of class. Continue reading


My password being

July 17, 2023 /Developer/ — The joke about your password being is that it is a security hole. This is because a password that is all zeros is very easy to guess, and therefore not very secure. The joke is a play on words, as a “security hole” is also a term used to describe a vulnerability in a computer system that can be exploited by hackers. Continue reading


How do you start a sentiment analysis project?

June 16, 2023 /Developers/ — Sentiment analysis is the process of determining the emotional tone of a piece of text. It is a subfield of natural language processing (NLP) that deals with identifying and extracting subjective information from text. Sentiment analysis is often used to understand customer sentiment, brand reputation, and social media trends.

There are two main types of sentiment analysis: Continue reading