From this Cornell University page, Google’s AlphaZero algorithm has been generalized to learn new games given only the game rules: “In this paper, we generalise this approach into a single AlphaZero algorithm that can achieve, tabula rasa, superhuman performance in many challenging domains.
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Amazon AWS is bringing AI and deep learning to the masses with their SageMaker and DeepLens projects. itworld.com has a story about it here.
I haven’t read it yet, but I just added Category Theory for Programmers to my “need to read” list.
Here’s a “99 bugs in the code” t-shirt.
Programmers can celebrate Christmas on Halloween:
31 oct = 25 dec
(3*8 + 1) == (2*10 + 5)
Apparently at some point Alan Kay said, “Lisp is the greatest single programming language ever designed,” and in this Quora post he writes about what he meant.
Mark Burgess has a long article based on the keynote address for the Reactive Summit 2017 titled, Microservices, the future of society, and all that.
underscore.io has a nice article about code reviews titled, Getting into other people’s code.
“Show me your flowcharts (source code), and conceal your tables (domain model), and I shall continue to be mystified; show me your tables (domain model) and I won’t usually need your flowcharts (source code): they’ll be obvious.”
~ Fred Brooks, “The Mythical Man Month”