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Python as a First Programming Language for Everyone

Dr. Toby Donaldson<br>Assistant Professor<br>Simon Fraser University <br>tjd@sfu.ca<p>Abstract<p>In this paper, the Python programming language is introduced, and …

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The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

In The Netherlands, A Giant Wind Turbine For People To Live On

Why not?<p>Instead of tilting at windmills, how about living in one? The Dutch Windwheel is a giant proposed wind turbine for the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, which will feature apartments and hotel rooms along the outside of the structure.<p>Artist's images of the Windwheel at night look a …

If You Are A Chinese Stock Market Investor, Do Not Look At This Chart

The bubble cries are getting louder when it comes to Chinese stocks which, thanks to a surge in liquidity and exorbitant leverage, are in the midst …