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Python 3 Function Annotations

Function annotations are a Python 3 feature that lets you add arbitrary metadata to function arguments and return value. They were part of the …

This Kentucky Startup Employs Former Coal Miners And Teaches Them To Code

Could coal country transform into code country?<p>As the coal industry collapses, tens of thousands of coal miners have lost jobs, and communities that used to depend on the industry are also struggling to survive. In Pikeville, Kentucky, a small town in the middle of coal country, one startup has …

Open source cloud drives Volkswagen's DevOps culture transformation

The car used to be one of the status symbols of the age, your first car a rite of passage. Such was the state of vehicular worship. French cultural …

RobinCore Tiny ARM Linux Wireless Computer Hits Indiegogo

Electronics enthusiasts but are looking for a tiny open source Linux wireless computer that is the size of a coin may be interested in the RobinCore …

Gear & Gadgets

New Technologies Visualize the Power of the Brain - Science in the News

<i>by Olivia Ho-Shing</i> <i><br>figures by Tito Adhikary</i><p>Imagine yourself as a self-sustaining city. Everything you think and all the tasks you carry out are driven …

Neuroscience

Internet Safety Education: 10 Questions Parents Should Be Asking

Last week a school near me suffered a social media mishap involving its students. This, an increasingly common byproduct of our day, unfortunately catches many a school by surprise. So I received this call:<p>"Help! Can you come to our school to give an "Internet Safety" presentation? And can you keep …

Education Technology