Lynx Roundup, December 31st 2020

Lynx Roundup, December 31st 2020

Six Levels of Auto ML! The NSA's free Python course for beginners! Soil’s microbial market shows the ruthless side of forests!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
Six Levels of Auto ML
In this blog post we propose a taxonomy of 6 levels of Auto ML, similar to the taxonomy used for self-driving cars. Here are the 6 levels: ●Level 3: Automatic (technical) feature engineering and…
Soil’s Microbial Market Shows the Ruthless Side of Forests | Quanta Magazine
In the “underground economy” for soil nutrients, fungi strike hard bargains and punish plants that won’t meet their price.
Python programming language: Now you can take NSA’s free course for beginners | ZDNet
Developers love Python, Microsoft’s GitHub says, also revealing the site’s biggest open-source projects.
Our radical proposal to democratise technology - DiEM25
The Tech Pillar we present today proposes a Europe which puts citizens before companies, sustainability before narrow profit and responsibility before technological feasibility.
Another employee has come forward saying Google fired her for ‘telling colleagues about their labor rights’
The Google Four have now become the Google Five. Engadget reports: “Google stands accused of firing a fifth employee who was suspected of attempting to organize a labor union at the search giant.
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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.