November 2015

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Disney IT workers sue over foreign replacements

In this case, Disney hired IT workers from other countries using the H1B visa. The IT workers were made to train the people who became their replacements. They are taking an interesting approach to this…

Distributed Machine Learning Toolkit Now Available

Microsoft Research has open-sourced its collection of tools for machine learning. The code is available on Github for use and it is pretty amazing. This should make it much easier for everyone to get involved…

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Componentizing the Web

ACM Queue has a great article on designing web applications with components. It seems that most frontend frameworks are moving in the direction of components (Angular, Ember, Polymer). Read more about web components here.