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Why Coding Is Still The Most Important Job Skill Of The Future

Computer programming jobs may be declining, but coding is becoming the most in-demand skill across industries.<p>Apart from companies in the technology sector, there are an increasing number of businesses relying on computer code. No wonder that eight of the top 25 jobs this year are tech positions, …

Employment

Here’s how you use mobile phones to learn programming when you don’t have a desktop

It’s not easy for computer science students at most universities in Africa to practice and develop their programming skills. They have the ability to program, but access to desktop or laptop computers might be a problem. I experienced this first-hand while teaching programming at a Kenyan …

Mobile

If Fake News Fools You, It Can Fool Robots, Too

Algorithms are no better than people at recognizing what's true or right.<p>Uninformative as fake news may be, it's shedding light on an important limitation of the algorithms that have helped make the likes of Facebook and Google into multi-billion-dollar companies: They're no better than people at …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is About to Conquer Poker, But Not Without Human Help

As Friday night became Saturday morning, Dong Kim sounded defeated.<p>Kim is a high-stakes poker player who specializes in no-limit Texas Hold 'Em. The …

Here’s why the UN is getting interested in video games

New report praises games that build understanding<p>Many of us have experienced playing a game that changed our mind or our heart. Perhaps it was about injustices visited upon people who live different lives to our own. Or it was about an ailment or illness sitting at the periphery of our own …

Middle East

Control web typography with CSS font display

Loading custom web fonts for the first time incurs a performance penalty on a web page. As web developers and designers, we always strive to create …

Typography

Overstock demonstrates t0 blockchain-based securities trading platform | Financial Industry & Algorithmic Trading News

Patrick M. Byrne, Overstock.com<p><i>Singapore</i> - Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne is to present the blockchain-based asset trading platform developed by …

Learn to code for less with this developer bundle – on sale today!

Learning to code is a must for anyone who has a vision for an app or site. Start your developer dreams by picking up Ultimate Front End Developer …

Graphic Design

The best books for new UX designers

Here’s a list of the six best and most influential books compiled on UX design to help both newcomers and experienced designers strengthen their …

UX Design

The Top Five Features To Find On The Full Moon

The full Moon, the most unique and recognizable sight in Earth’s night sky, tells a remarkable story even to the naked eye. Here are the top five features you can discover for yourself.<p><b>1.) The lunar maria</b>. These dark regions — Latin for “seas” — are solidified lava flows from between 3-3.5 billion …

Astronomy

Under-exploited HTML5 Features

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyHTML5 brought web development into a new era. Unfortunately, many designers …

Web Development

The Algorithmic Democracy

AI is changing how we think, debate, and choose.<p>The day before the election, as millions of Americans were feeling confident that the vast majority of the country shared their opinions, a pair of researchers at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute published a paper …

Artificial Intelligence

Getting Started with Whitestorm.js

What is whitestorm.js? <b><br>Whitestorm.js</b> <br>is a framework for developing <b><br>3D</b> <br>applications or games that run in browser. This framework is basically a wrapper …

JavaScript

Rapid Prototyping for Designers

This curated column is authored by Product Strategy & Design Consultant, Kevin Bury<p>Imagine you are trying to describe an elaborate dance to someone …

Machine Learning

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

Microsoft's Jennifer Marsman on machine learning

Microsoft principal software development engineer Jennifer Marsman talked about the applications of machine learning at Microsoft's Ignite NZ …

Machine Learning

Good luck in making Google reveal its algorithm

Angela Merkel’s desire to make search-engine algorithms transparent is laudable, but controlling the power of Google et al will be more complex than that<p>On 25 October, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, wandered into unfamiliar territory – at least for a major politician. Addressing a media …

Transparency

Alienware manager on Steam Machines lull: Windows 10 changed everything

Frank Azor discusses the future of living room gaming PCs, and whether there even is one.<p>Two years ago, it was hard to discuss PC gaming without the …