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What if we had a great standard library in JavaScript?

Over the last few years the “authorities” of the JavaScript world concentrated on adding ever more features to the language and building a sprawling …

Future will demand more computer coders; schools not keeping up

Computers run the world. And computers run on coding – the algorithms (instruction sets) that make up the programs. For example, modern cars rely on …

Orange County

MIT Media Lab Changes Software Default to FLOSS*

<i>By Joi Ito (</i><i>@Joi</i><i>)</i><p>The MIT Media Lab is part of an academic ecosystem committed to liberal sharing of knowledge. In that spirit, I’m proud to announce …

Why I’m convinced the robots are already here and only getting stronger

Sometimes, the field of artificial intelligence looks pretty ridiculous, like when Microsoft's teen chatbot was tricked by online trolls to say …

Artificial Intelligence

Student founder turns down Microsoft and Google to build Bae, an app for black singles

Over 30 million Americans have used an online dating service or mobile dating app, according to Pew Research Center. Yet Black online users face apparent bias: Data collected from 25 million OkCupid accounts demonstrated that when users rated their matches they penalized Black men and women. <i>Bae</i> <i>::</i> …

Pew Research Center

Google creates a cloud-based machine learning platform that everyone can use

Google this week announced a new cloud-based Machine Learning platform for developers or businesses that’ll allow users to access the company’s …