C

26 Flips | 3 Magazines | 24 Likes | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @C____ | Interests: Programming, IoT, New Tech. Astronomy/Physics+ , Classical & Electronic Music, Economics and beautiful places.

China willing to work with world on globalization - Business

China opposes the many forms of trade protectionism and supports free trade, Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday, amid rising anti-globalization …

Germany's Merkel and Japan's Abe urge free trade with jabs at U.S. | Reuters

HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke up for free trade at a major technology fair on Sunday with jabs clearly pointed at an increasingly protectionist United States.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo …

New breakthrough gives AI a human memory

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Unknown to many AI’s are amnesiacs, they forget almost everything they’re taught, but now a new human like memory system …

Join the conversation in the Newsroom.

Download the Yahoo app now on iOS and Android. You'll get access to discussions around the news on the go and alerts to keep you updated on your …

AIRS

When you think of the Deep Web, what comes to mind? Illegal activity? Phishing and scams? Bitcoins? Well, you’d be kind of right…and kind of wrong. …

​Vivaldi wants to make your web browsing history useful

Where you've already been on the web turns out to be a pretty important predictor of where you'd like to go next.<p>That's why the next version of Vivaldi, a newer competitor to the likes of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, is putting browser history front and center. The new Vivaldi 1.8, due to …

Software

Google's DeepMind AI learns like a human to overcome 'catastrophic forgetting'

Forgetfulness is a major flaw in artificial intelligence, but researchers have just had a breakthrough in getting 'thinking' computer systems to remember.<p>Taking inspiration from neuroscience-based theories, Google’s DeepMind researchers have developed an AI that learns like a human.<p>Deep neural …

Artificial Intelligence

The tech industry needs more designers — are hybrid designer-developers the answer?

The growing need for tech designers is driving the industry to seek out multi-disciplinary talent and leading to more inclusive hiring practices. Highlighting this trend, John Maeda, former design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has published a new report on what companies are looking …

Congratulations To Robert Mugabe - Zimbabwe's Unemployment Rate Now 95%

Much has been made of–not least by Donald Trump himself–Trump’s claim that here are 96 million American unemployed. We all keep repeating that there are 96 million not in a formal paid job which is a rather different thing but that doesn’t seem to be changing minds. However, at the other end of the …

Don’t Tell Trump, but a Major Global Trade Deal Just Came into Force — and the U.S. Is a Part of It

On Jan. 23, fulfilling a campaign promise, American President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific …

Euro-Area Confidence Shows Economy Ready to Repel Threats

Put aside the dark clouds of Greece’s debts and the French elections: Economic confidence at the highest level since 2011 suggests that the euro-area …

Economics

Trump team looks to bypass WTO dispute system

The Trump administration is exploring alternatives to taking trade disputes to the World Trade Organisation in what would amount to the first step …

20 Things My Dad Wishes Someone Had Told Him in His 20s

Your 20s is a constant battle between thinking you have it all figured out and life giving you a harsh reality check. It's a period of trial and error, but it can also be one of the most fun decades. Much of my life knowledge is from my dad, who's filled with never-ending lessons. Though he's …

Motivation

DeepCoder builds programs using code it finds lying around

Like all great programmers I get most of my code from StackOverflow questions. Can’t figure out how to add authentication to Flask? Easy. Want to shut down sendmail? Boom. Now, thanks to all the code on the Internet, a robot can be as smart as a $180,000 coder.<p>The system, called DeepCoder, …

Physicists Uncover Geometric ‘Theory Space’

A decades-old method called the “bootstrap” is enabling new discoveries about the geometry underlying all quantum theories.<p>In the 1960s, the …

The Most Popular Weekend Programming Languages

A programming language popularity poll that matters.<p>The internet is overfull with polls and excitable blog posts about <i>this month's most popular programming language omg</i>, wherein the programming future is divined from metrics like internet search frequency, Github forks, and Stack Overflow …

Prototyping

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

A Trump policy that finally makes sense and four other things to look for in economics this week

This will be a week that is light on data but heavy on politics. The problem for all of us is that the noise coming out of the US administration …

Economics

TDD and the Pressure to Create High-Quality Software

Before test-driven development (TDD), the only thing that applied pressure for high-quality in software development was the knowledge, experience, …

Testing Quantum Foundations With Atomic Clocks

Funky clock at Aachen University. Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg has recently drawn attention by disliking quantum mechanics. Besides an article for …

Web Development Reading List #168: Preload With Webpack, A Guide To Security Headers, And Service Worker Fallacies

<b>With great power comes great responsibility</b>. This week I found some resources that got me thinking: Service Workers that download 16MB of data on the …

Are Machine Learning, Big Data And Psychometrics Really Destroying Democracy? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

In a column on the Bloomberg website, Cathy O'Neil ripped into data, machine learning and psychometrics. In describing the way that Donald Trump and …

Researchers Design New Modular Quantum Computer

The new design has a number of technologies that simply how you make a quantum computer.<p>Quantum computers are the future of computing, but right now they can't do a whole lot. One group of researchers is trying to change that. Scientists from the University of Sussex have designed a blueprint for a …

Quantum Computing

Representative Line: Someone Hates These Interfaces

Let’s start with a brief lesson on .NET. .NET, like most OO languages, needs the ability to perform “cleanup” when an object finally dies. One option …

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 10,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.1% chance) that can help you advance your career in …

Python Programming

Deep Learning and Machine Learning Killer Tools, Libraries, and Apps

TensorFlow has released a that includes an experimental Java API (using JNI). It's only a matter of time before TensorFlow reaches production Hadoop …