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Algorithms Have Been Around for 4,000 Years
Algorithms Have Been Around for 4,000 Years
07.13.2018

For some years now, the terms "algorithms", "digitization" and "artificial intelligence" have become commonplace. However, these terms are rarely explained …

Mainstream Enough For Me
Mainstream Enough For Me
07.13.2018

The worst possible choice of e-mail recipient.

A Software Architect Is the Person You Blame
A Software Architect Is the Person You Blame
07.05.2018

How efficient is your current software project, and could it potentially benefit from the addition of a software architect?

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3D Image Reveals Hidden Neurons in Fruit-Fly Brain
3D Image Reveals Hidden Neurons in Fruit-Fly Brain
07.19.2018

Scientists have produced a 3D image of a fruit fly's …

Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record
Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record
07.19.2018

Scientists have just packed 18 qubits—the most basic units of …

Shadow Politics: Meet the Digital Sleuth Exposing Fake News
Shadow Politics: Meet the Digital Sleuth Exposing Fake News
07.19.2018

When we met in early March, Jonathan Albright was still shrugging …

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Digital Nudging: Guiding Online User Choices through Interface Design
07.01.2018
Digital Nudging: Guiding Online User Choices through Interface Design

Designers can create designs that nudge users toward the most desirable option.

Why Cryptocurrencies Use So Much Energy—and What to Do About It
07.01.2018
Why Cryptocurrencies Use So Much Energy—and What to Do About It

The electricity consumption of mining for cryptocurrencies is becoming a real concern. Here's what to do about it.

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