Low-Income SF Students From Mission Nonprofit Ejected From Dreamforce Conference

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez: "You don’t belong here." That phrase was allegedly spoken by a security guard to 20 low-income, mostly Latino students Nov. 6, who were ejected from the giant Dreamforce conference on its opening day, the San Francisco Examiner Continue reading Low-Income SF Students From Mission Nonprofit Ejected From Dreamforce Conference

Developer Community Stack Overflow Lays Off Reportedly 20% As It Refocuses Business

[Codango: Sad to hear… the impact remains to be seen. Our hearts go out to those that are affected by this change of organization.] Ingrid Lunden: Some changes are underway at Stack Overflow, the online community where some 50 million Continue reading Developer Community Stack Overflow Lays Off Reportedly 20% As It Refocuses Business

Open Source Software Group For Modernizing Factory Robots Seeks SA Industry Partners

Kristen Mosbrucker: Organizers contributing to the underlying technology that can power anything from unmanned vehicles to robotic arms are looking for more collaborators. A worldwide consortium spearheaded by San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute is looking to grow its network of Continue reading Open Source Software Group For Modernizing Factory Robots Seeks SA Industry Partners

AutoML: Google’s AI Is Now Better At Machine Learning Than Its Own Programmers

Ryan Daws: Google’s appropriately-named automatic machine learning AI, AutoML, is now producing better code than its own programmers. So far there’s no sign of Skynet-like aggression, thankfully, but it won’t help to calm the fears of leading figures such as Continue reading AutoML: Google’s AI Is Now Better At Machine Learning Than Its Own Programmers

U.S. Signals Tougher Stance With Tech Companies On Encryption

[Codango: Encryption countermeasures should be implemented… example, SSL on web sites should be mandatory. Our humble opinion…] Dustin Volz: While echoing many arguments made by previous senior U.S. law enforcement officials, Rosenstein struck a harder line than his predecessors who Continue reading U.S. Signals Tougher Stance With Tech Companies On Encryption