Geek Reading January 28, 2016

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 management blog, they announce the deprecation of the applet and Java browser plugin in version 9. This is not a huge announcement, but it is a good line in the sand for many companies still trying to use it. Datacritic MLDB shows us that sometimes the best machine learning model is not the best model in their post about machine learning meeting economics.

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Design and Development

Concurrency, Performance and Scalability

AI, Machine Learning, Research and Advanced Algorithms

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