Coding topics for 08/17/2017

What to expect in Apple’s Swift 5 language for iOS and MacOS “Version 5 of Apple’s Swift language used for iOS and MacOS application development will arrive in late 2018 with ABI (application binary interface) stability in the standard Swift library a primary focus—delaying a feature originally intended for the…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 08/02/2017

NVIDIA Research Brings AI to Computer Graphics | NVIDIA Blog “At SIGGRAPH 2017 this week, NVIDIA is showcasing research that makes it far easier to animate realistic human faces, simulate how light interacts with surfaces in a scene and render realistic images more quickly.” tags: ai nvidia Google says AI…

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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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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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General Reading for 07/07/2017

‘Game of Thrones’ chatbot is your know-it-all viewing buddy – CNET “Questions are coming. The GoTBot Facebook chatbot draws on its encyclopedic “Game of Thrones” knowledge to field your queries.” tags: bs How to Auto Add Categories to WordPress Posts “In one of the previous articles, I had talked about…

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Best Food Reading for 01/12/2017

https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/4026-best-french-onion-soup?extcode=NSFBA11ZZ&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=photo&utm_content=frenchonionsoup&utm_campaign=cifacebook “With too many onion soups, digging through a layer of congealed cheese unearths a disappointing broth that just doesn’t taste like onions. The ideal French onion soup combines a satisfying broth redolent of sweet caramelized onions with a slice of toasted baguette and melted cheese. We wanted a foolproof…

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General Reading for 11/21/2016

Spaghetti Squash Gratin With Basil Recipe – NYT Cooking “Recently on the Recipes for Health page on Facebook, I asked readers what they were finding in their weekly delivered produce boxes. Requests for spaghetti squash recipes came pouring in. I was working on basil dishes already, so I decided to…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 02/03/2016

The 17 equations that changed the course of history – ScienceAlert “Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways. In 2013, mathematician and science author Ian Stewart published a book on 17 Equations That Changed The World. We recently came across this convenient…

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General Reading for 01/27/2016

Siri, Alexa and Other Virtual Assistants Put to the Test – The New York Times “All the so-called Frightful Five tech behemoths — Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google — now offer virtual assistants, which handle tedious tasks in response to voice commands or keystrokes, on various devices. Apple’s…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 01/04/2016

AI helpers aren’t just for Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Here’s how to build your own – TechRepublic “Today there are a growing number of online services that provide the tools such an AI would rely upon. To name a few: voice recognition is available through Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, facial and emotion…

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