Blockchain Reading for 08/10/2017

Sony will use blockchain to beef up school cybersecurity “The folks at Sony Education are worried that some schlubby kid that’s gonna fail gym could hack their school and change their grade to a pass. It’s why the company is teaming up with IBM to use blockchain to create a…

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General Reading for 07/24/2017

Open Source Summit North America 2017 | Linux Conferences and Linux Events | The Linux Foundation “LinuxCon, ContainerCon, CloudOpen and the new Open Community Conference combine under one umbrella name in 2017 – the Open Source Summit. At the Open Source Summit, you will collaborate, share information and learn across a…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 07/24/2017

How AI will teach us to have more empathy | VentureBeat | Business | by John Brandon “This message did not appear in my inbox and Alexa didn’t say it aloud the other day. I do have reminders on Facebook , of course. Yet there isn’t an AI powering my…

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Coding topics for 07/21/2017

​Programming languages: Python is hottest, but Go and Swift are rising | ZDNet “IEEE Spectrum’s latest ranking of the hottest programming languages puts Python ahead of the rest, but Apple’s two-year-old Swift is now a top 10 contender. The open source Python language climbed two places in IEEE Spectrum’s fourth…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 07/21/2017

Apple unveils machine learning research blog – The Financial Express “Apple has launched a machine learning research blog, a blog with research papers on artificial intelligence (AI) project is something new for Apple, TechCrunch reported on Thursday.So if you are a machine learning researcher, a student, an engineer or a…

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Blockchain Reading for 07/14/2017

Hyperledger Formally Launches First Product, Fabric 1.0 “The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project has finally released its first production Blockchain code, Fabric 1.0. In announcements on Twitter and its blog Tuesday, Hyperledger, which already counts global giants such as IBM and SWIFT among its customers, called the release a “huge milestone…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 05/30/2017

Google Announces Tensorflow Lite: A Neural Network Library for Mobile Phones “This new library, called Tensorflow Lite, would enable developers to run their artificial intelligence applications in real time on the phones of users. According to Burke, the library is designed to be fast and small while still enabling state-of-the-art…

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Coding topics for 05/29/2017

Programming Languages for Embedded Systems 101: Background and Resources – News “Here’s a brief guide to some useful programming languages used in embedded systems design—and where you can learn, practice, and master them.” tags:coding The Rust Programming Language “Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults,…

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General Reading for 03/31/2016

Ubuntu’s bash and Linux command line coming to Windows 10 | Ars Technica “We’re still trying to get the inside story on what Microsoft has done here, but what we’ve known for several months now is that the company has developed some Windows kernel components (lxcore.sys, lxss.sys, presumably standing for…

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General Reading for 03/18/2016

Open source anniversary: How adopting 10 WordPress plugins changed my life | ZDNet “Since plugins are smaller open source projects, most have just one or — at most — a few maintainers. That means if the maintainer gets tired of working on the plugin or has life circumstances that make…

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