Today we start with a surprise announcement that Parse is shutting down at the end of this year. This sounds fairly odd given the popularity of the product and the potential increase in developer attention that Facebook gets. I am sure many developers are hoping that the product is just being integrated into some Facebook […]

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Leading the day is another story related to artificial intelligence. Google talks about AlphaGo, their new machine learning engine that can beat professional players in the game Go. This is a very interesting development given that Go was seen as an intractable problem for many years. Can skynet be far behind? On the Java product […]

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Today’s top story is a sad one. Marvin Minsky, one of the fathers and innovators of AI, has passed away. The post by Philip Greenspun is one of the best that I could find. Given that it is yet another day, we have yet another security issue. The Next Web reports on another Uber issue […]

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Leading the day is yet another security issue, this one reported on Bits Please. They describe an Android privilege escalation to mediaserver from zero permissions. Some of the security issues that I list tend to be more research based than potential threats, and this falls into the research category. That does not mean that you […]

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There are a lot of good articles today, so set aside some time for reading. Leading the day we have TechCrunch reporting on the Docker acquisition of Unikernel Systems. It will be interesting to see how Docker uses the technology. Kaggle introduced Kaggle Datasets, so you can review and use some of the datasets from […]

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