Cozmo, the programmable robot uses Code Lab to simplify programming

Cozmo, the programmable robot uses Code Lab

I was telling you a few days ago that programming is essential. So why not start at an early age? Indeed, in a world full of technology, learning to program becomes an essential skill for children to become creators of the technology they use and love. Cozmo , the miniature toy that resembles an improvised forklift truck, was one of the coolest toys of last year. The companion powered by artificial intelligence (AI) learns names and faces, plays games and even develops a personality to know your preferences. But Anki, the San Francisco startup behind Cozmo, thinks…

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Deseat.me deletes all traces of various online subscriber services

online subscriber services

Signing up for an online service is something we do so often that we lose track of all the websites we subscribe to. It is likely that you will remember that when they send you a promotional email. And, that’s clearly my case. But, there are many online tools that can help you clean your presence on the web. A new tool that perfectly fulfills this task is Deseat.Me. The Deseat.Me web application analyzes your email accounts to identify the services you have subscribed to . Then, it places them on a list to be deleted or retained. Obviously,…

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GitHub helps identify who needs to review changes

GitHub helps identify who needs to review changes

GitHub has announced a new feature that makes it easier to identify people who need to review changes made to the source codein a repository. Using the ”  code owners  ” feature, you can define specific teams or individuals who are responsible for source code so that when a pull request is made, the people concerned are automatically notified. To add code owners to a GitHub repository, you must create a new file named  CODEOWNERSin the root directory, which will include approximately the following content Simply create a file called CODEOWNERS 20 million users around the world…

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Microsoft provides more tools for developers on machine learning

Microsoft provides more tools for developers on machine learning

The next version of Microsoft open source machine learning tools is coming to allow developers to create intelligent systems. Previously known as CNTK, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit provides a set of tools to help developers build in-depth learning systems , more commonly known as deep learning , without requiring advanced knowledge. This new version of Cognitive Toolkit provides a series of new features, including beta support for Keras, a popular high-level Python API for quickly encoding neural networks. TensorFlow and Theano, two other machine learning frameworks , already support Keras, and this update means that it will be possible for scientists to…

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