Software development has been evolving (no surprise!) Today much software can be written using tools that make development easier than ever. A consequence is that it no longer requires a degree in computer science (a broad field) to develop web and smart phone apps. Much software development has become a skilled labor function that no longer requires a 4-year degree.
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McDonald’s installing more automation, both to reduce labor costs and to trick consumers into purchasing more than they were planning to purchase.
“5G” is mostly about adding capacity in major markets, and offering a broadband-like wireless connection
5G is not likely to solve much of the rural access issue. Mainly, its a high capacity, faster wireless link at millimeter wavelengths, meaning relatively short distances from base stations. It’s sort of like WiFi on a neighborhood scale. It will enable wireless providers to deliver a wired-like broadband experience, primarily to urban dwellers who will see an added broadband option. However, since phone companies already offer wired services, in many cases consumers will not see an additional market competitor.
Extinction Rebellion plans “terror” op to shut down Heathrow Airport by attacking it with quadcopters
The terror operation, per documents, is intended to start September 13th.
Apple disables battery percent remaining if you replace battery outside of Apple’s authorized service centers
Contrary to urban myth, Apple has a long and substantial history of treating its own customers like crap.
Columnist proposes the establishment of a new government agency known as an “Algorithm Czar” to regulate all algorithms used in computing. The author is unaware that Courts have ruled algorithms are speech that is protected by the First Amendment in the U.S.