Lynx Roundup, July 25th 2020

Lynx Roundup, July 25th 2020

Docker Best Practices for Data Scientists! Oracle’s Open-Source Battle! 3D printing insect-like robots!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

I Know Some Algorithms Are Biased—because I Created One
Doing so was inadvertent, but it taught me an important lesson
Scientists can 3D print insect-like robots in minutes
3D-printed ‘flexoskeletons’ make it possible to build a soft robot in less than two hours without extravagant costs.
How hackers could use Wi-Fi to track you inside your home
As connected devices such as voice assistants, security cameras, and smart appliances grow in popularity, the homes and offices where they are installed become increasingly filled with a dense web of Wi-Fi signals.
Docker Best Practices for Data Scientists
As a data scientist, I grapple with Docker on a daily basis. Creating images, spinning up contains have become as common as writing Python scripts for me. And this journey has its achievements as…
An ever-changing room of Ikea furniture could help AI navigate the world
The Allen Institute wants to crowdsource navigation algorithms by letting researchers turn their robots loose in its physical and virtual apartments.
Oracle’s Open-Source Battle Is a ‘Big’ Red Flag for Shareholders
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) is the Silicon Valley giant that missed the point.Source: Jer123 / The company has spent the 21st century fighting open source, the idea that software should be a shared endeavor whose benefits go mainly to customers. This made it late to the cloud, the most profi…

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.