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10 Programming Books you Need to Read

Sometimes we want to reach the next level on programming and we just don’t know where to start. I’ve been there, with that sensation that I should do …

Concurrency

How Ada Lovelace's notes on the Analytical Engine created the first computer program

She may be one of the most famous women in science history, but what is it that Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace achieved to gain such eminence?<p>…

The Army Figured Out the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee for Max Effectiveness

• <b>A new study says there is a right time to drink coffee so it’s most effective.</b>• <b><br>U.S. Army researchers created a computer algorithm that studies sleep patterns to make recommendations about coffee intake.</b>• <b><br>The scientists hope to incorporate the algorithm in a pre-existing online tool that people can use</b> …

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

<b>THE DARKENING AGE</b> <b><br>The Christian Destruction of the Classical World</b><br>By Catherine Nixey<br>Illustrated. 315 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $28.<p>Vandalizing the Parthenon temple in Athens has been a tenacious tradition. Most famously, Lord Elgin appropriated the “Elgin marbles” in 1801-5. But that was hardly …

Ancient History

8 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: The Weeknd, Amen Dunes, Frankie Cosmos

<i>With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums and EPs from the Weeknd, Amen Dunes, Frankie Cosmos,</i> …

Apple Music

Eight new anime shows to watch this spring

Just because it’s getting warmer doesn’t mean you have to go outside<p>The 2018 spring anime season is almost here and with it, a new slate of shows (about 53) as well as 11 carrying over from the winter season. Many of these shows are available for viewing outside Japan within a day thanks to …

Oxford’s Free Introduction to Philosophy: Stream 41 Lectures

You don't need to go to Oxford to study philosophy. Not when it will come to you. Above, find a playlist that features 41 lectures from Oxford's …

Imagining Violence: ‘The Power’ of Feminist Fantasy

It can’t be a coincidence that one of the novels getting international attention this year is about women hurting men. In Naomi Alderman’s bestseller</i> …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

What Scientists Just Found Deep In The Ocean Is Seriously Unbelievable. I’m Still In Shock

Off the coast of Egypt divers have discovered something that was thought to be lost a long time ago. It was said that the ancient city of Heracleion …

A life in quotes: Ursula K Le Guin

The award-winning fantasy and science fiction author on politics, death, writing and gender<br>• News report: Ursula K Le Guin dies at 88<p>Ursula K Le Guin, award-winning fantasy and science fiction author and pioneer of feminist speculative fiction, has died age 88. Her extensive catalogue of published …

guin

Bitcoin Could Cost Us Our Clean-Energy Future

Simply put, bitcoin is slowing the effort to achieve a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. What’s more, this is just the beginning.<p><i>This story</i> …

Melodics is a video game-like app that promises to make you a better musician with five minutes of practice a day

<i>New Zealand startup Melodics, whose finger-drumming tutorial app has been helping musicians’ MPC skills since 2015, has today launched a set of more</i> …

The Internet Archive is Making 62 Obscure, Out-of-Print Books Available Online

Dozens of of obscure, out-of-print books are about to become much more accessible thanks to the Internet Archive, the digital archive of public …

Download 200 Free Art Books, Courtesy of the Guggenheim

Perusing through a beautiful, hefty art book is one of life’s simple pleasures, but beautiful, hefty art books can be pretty expensive. Fortunately, …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

20 JavaScript tools to blow your mind

JavaScript started its life as a browser-based language used for adding interactivity to web pages, but it has evolved tremendously over the past few …

Britain's Trade And Aid Policy After Brexit - Neo-Liberalism Goes Mad

A picture is emerging of likely British trade and aid policies towards developing countries after Brexit. That picture is just as disturbing as two …

Great Britain

Where traditional DNA testing fails, algorithms take over

Powerful software is solving more crimes and raising new questions about due process<p><i>This originally appeared on ProPublica.</i><p>Late on a hot August night in 2014, Syracuse, New York, police tried to pull over a car driving without headlights. The driver and passenger fled into a darkened park. As the …

PJ Harvey review – protest rock’s dark drama queen

<b>Brixton Academy, London</b><br>Feathered and furious, the singer tackles global injustice in a rousing show that’s as much theatre as pop<p>PJ Harvey knows what the end of the world is going to sound like. It will sound like the tectonic groan of two saxophones – a blaring baritone and a keening tenor – being …

DNA Genetic Testing & Analysis

What to know about: <br>ARSACS and our test<p>ARSACS is a rare genetic disorder characterized by loss of sensation and muscle control, as well as muscle …

Machine Learning with H2O in Python | D-Lab

he focus of this workshop is machine learning using the h2o Python module. H2O is an open source distributed machine learning platform designed for …

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

Books

Interpreters say it’s nearly “impossible” to translate Donald Trump’s rhetoric into other languages

The job of language translators and interpreters is never easy, but the task becomes especially dicey in the realm of politics. Differing interpretations of a turn of phrase, after all, have been known to lead to war.<p>The challenge is even greater when the translator is attempting to interpret words …

Language

‘Shadow World’: The War Documentary the U.S. Government Doesn’t Want You to See

A new film chronicles America’s role in the international arms trade. Plus, watch an exclusive clip outlining the post-9/11 plan to attack seven …

More savage than Caravaggio: the woman who took revenge in oil

Artemisia Gentileschi turned the horrors of her own life – repression, injustice, rape – into brutal biblical paintings that were also a war cry for oppressed women. Why has her extraordinary genius been overlooked?<p>Two women are holding a man down on a bed. One presses her fist against his head, so …

Art

You Can Get a Viking-Based D&D-Style Game For $12

When I stumbled on the <i>Trudvang Chronicles</i> on Kickstarter, there may have been a squee loud enough for the neighbors to hear.<p>Drawing from Norse and …

Hitchhiker's Guide to Data Science, Machine Learning, R, Python

Originally posted on Data Science Central<p>Thousands of articles and tutorials have been written about data science and machine learning. Hundreds of …

Hackers Can Steal Your Data by Listening to Your Hard Drive

New research shows that sensitive info like passwords can be transmitted using the sounds from hard drive motors.<p>Intelligence agencies have developed a number of ways to prevent hackers getting access to their systems, and one of the best ways to keep a system safe is to remove it from the network …

Information Systems

What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking?

column | Technology in School<p>What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking?<p>By Sheena Vaidyanathan (Columnist)     Aug 6, 2016<p>Sheena …