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thechaote:

Everyone, good luck in 2016! – BE THAT GOLDEN RATIO!

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futurist-foresight:

complex-systems-science:

“Learn Python” Overtakes “Learn Java” on Google Trends

I am currently developing online courses and learning material for programming beginners. In my research, I came across the following interesting chart:Data Source: www.google.

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Python overtaking Java on Google in terms of queries to learn the programming language.

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futuristech-info:

The top research papers of 2015 that got the public’s attention

The Christmas tree is up in the Altmetric office and it’s Top 100 time again! We’ve queried the Altmetric database to find out which academic articles got the most attention from the mainstream media, blogs, Wikipedia and social networks, as well as amongst a more academic audience in post-publication peer-review forums and research highlights.

SEE THE FULL LIST

READ MORE ON ALTMETRIC

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Just a little PR tip, Whitehouse folks: if you’re looking out at a world which worries about you being the Evil Empire, perhaps releasing photos of the Press Secretary flanked by stormtroopers is not… super-clever.

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futuristech-info:

VIDEO: Quantum computers simplified… sort of – In a Nutshell

Pretty awesome intro to quantum computation.

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theeconomist:

Why it is nearly impossible for America to pass gun-control laws

One day after 14 people died in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, America’s Senate defeated a bill that would have prevented people on the terror watch list from buying guns. It seems even the mildest measure to curb guns in America is doomed to fail

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emergentfutures:

beloved-greeting:

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and a great show as well