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Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer

Alex Nachlas is a software engineer at stable|kernel. He completed his undergraduate studies in mathematics and computer science at MIT and is currently working towards a masters of information and data science degree from UC Berkeley. He enjoys theoretical computer science, ice hockey and running.

Recent Posts

How Apple Changed The World 10 Years Ago

By Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer | 6/29/17 2:00 PM

Today, the best-selling product in history turns 10 years old. On June 29, 2007, the original iPhone went on sale and changed the world forever. Even though Apple has sold more than 1 billion iPhones over the past 10 years, not all of the current iPhone users were consumers from the start. But I was. Here’s what I remember from buying the first iPhone 10 years ago and how my fascination with the iPhone and the future of computing became the driving force behind me becoming an iOS developer.

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iOS Developer Takeaways from WWDC 2017

By Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer | 6/15/17 10:45 AM
This year, I had the opportunity to attend WWDC 2017, and it was quite possibly one of the most exciting years Apple has had in awhile. Apple updated all of their software platforms and gave us some cool, new frameworks and hardware. As a developer, I am especially excited about the Core ML and ARKit frameworks.


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Developer Predictions for Apple's WWDC 2017

By Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer | 5/22/17 10:54 AM

Apple's WWDC is less than a month away, and we are super excited. I was lucky enough to get a ticket in the lottery, and I can’t wait to see the new innovations Apple’s been working on. 

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A Deep Dive Into Machine Translation

By Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer | 3/23/17 10:50 AM

The first attempts at machine translation began with using bilingual dictionaries and applying fixed, hand-curated rules for grammar and word reordering. These early attempts did not consistently produce natural sounding translations across an entire language because there were simply too many rules and exceptions to enumerate.

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A Developer's Reaction to the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

By Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer | 10/28/16 2:08 PM

The new 2016 13 and 15 inch MacBook Pros were just unveiled during yesterday's Apple's MacBook Pro Event. By far the most talked about feature at the Apple event is the new Touch Bar which replaces the function keys on the traditional keyboard with a 2170 x 60 pixel, multi-touch, retina display.

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Creating A Delightful User Experience with iOS Keyboard Shortcuts

By Alex Nachlas, Software Engineer | 4/12/16 12:00 PM

With the release of the new 9.7” iPad Pro with Smart Connector, more and more iOS users are using external keyboards. 

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