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ET deals: Save big on the ultimate learn to code course bundle

Whether you want to strike out on your own on the app store or start a career in software engineering, you’re going to need to learn to code. Today, SkillWise is offering up ten beefy courses that will help you navigate the fundamentals of modern programming. • Ultimate learn to code course bundle for $ 49 (List price: $ 1186) With your purchase, you’ll get the following ten courses: • The professional Ruby on Rails developer with Rails 5 (a $ 200 value)• Javascript specialist designation (a $ 199 value)• ...

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Murdoch must wait extra month to learn fate of Fox-Sky deal

Bill O’Reilly forced out at Fox News Rupert Murdoch will have to wait an additional month to learn the fate of his planned takeover of British pay TV provider Sky. U.K. culture secretary Karen Bradley said Friday that she will give regulators extra time to review the contentious deal because of snap national elections scheduled for early June. The decision from media regulator Ofcom, which had been due by May 16, must now be wrapped up before June 20. The £18.5 billion deal struck by Murdoch in December would give ...

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John Wick 2 Cast Learn “Gun-Fu” In New Video

The acclaimed thriller John Wick delivered some of the most exciting action scenes for some time, and the upcoming John Wick: Chapter 2 looks no different. A new video reveals the training that the cast took to deliver what is termed “gun-fu”. Check it out below: A couple of new clips from the movie have also been released over the past week. One showed Wick returning to a familiar location, while in another he gets fitted for some new threads. A batch of images were also released, and check out ...

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ET deals: Save hundreds with the learn to code 2017 bundle

If you’re interested in learning how to program, you won’t want to miss this awesome package on StackSocial. Simply pay more than the average price for the bundle, and you’ll get ten online courses that are designed to make just about any of us into competent coders. • Beat the average price, and save big on the learn to code 2017 bundle With the whole bundle, you’ll get the following courses: Learn How To Code: Google’s Go Programming Language ($ 249 value), The Complete Python Course: Beginner to Advanced ($ ...

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Four box office lessons Hollywood can learn from 2016

Can Disney make a ‘Star Wars’ prequel fans will like? Hollywood’s 2016 had some rocky moments, and some unexpected bombs, but box office totals for the year kept pace with the record-breaking heights they hit in 2015. As another year of original hits, sequels, prequels and reboots comes to a close, what can Hollywood learn from the 2016 box office? Audiences will see sequels and prequels… if they’re good Hollywood’s over-reliance on sequels proved disastrous at times, with flops like “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ...

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What we learned, and didn't learn, in Week 2

8:39 AM ET Week 1 is a liar. The first week of the NFL season assured us, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that the Rams were an irretrievable trash fire, the Cardinals were in trouble, Jameis Winston was an MVP front-runner, and the Cowboys couldn’t score with Dak Prescott at quarterback. Seattle can’t score, the Giants are awesome, the old Kirk Cousins is back, the Texans are world-beaters, the Raiders can’t stop anything … are we overreacting? The Patriots, who have rolled without their two best players, look like ...

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Turing Learning breakthrough: Computers can now learn from pure observation

An exciting new study from the University of Sheffield and published in the journal Swarm Intelligence has demonstrated (free pre-print version) a method of allowing computers to make sense of complex patterns all on their own, an ability that could open the door to some of the most advanced and speculative applications of artificial intelligence. Using an all-new technique called Turing Learning, the team managed to get an artificial intelligence to watch movements within a swarm of simple robots and figure out the rules that govern their behavior. It was ...

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Uber drivers in London will have to learn English

5 stunning stats about Uber London taxi drivers will have to learn English or risk losing their job. New rules will require drivers from non-English speaking countries to pass a language exam before securing a private hire permit starting October 1. Transport for London, the authority in charge of public transportation in the city, said it is necessary for drivers to be able to communicate in English to discuss a fare or safety issues. But Uber, one of the biggest employers of private hire drivers in the city, is not ...

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This is your brain on physics: Scientists figure out how humans learn abstract concepts

How is it that we can use our brains, which evolved over hundreds of millennia, to manipulate abstract concepts like gravity, refraction, and inertia that we’ve only defined in the last few hundred years? It turns out that we use structures we developed long ago, networks we already use to process much more basic things like rhythm and language. Scientists from CMU report that the brain handles scientific abstractions “using inherent, re-purposed brain systems,” according to Robert Mason, coauthor of their latest study. The researchers recruited nine advanced students of physics and ...

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Looking for true intelligence, study shows that slime molds can learn

Slime molds make the news sometimes. It’s usually because a scientist figured out that a slime mold could solve a maze in a seemingly intentional way, or that it can grow through a space in an efficient enough pattern to make mathematicians sit up and notice. The implication is usually the same: Slime molds have intelligence. But do they? After all, just because something is complex and seemingly highly ordered doesn’t mean it couldn’t come about thanks to entirely non-intelligent processes — just look at the evolution by national selection ...

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