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Most annoying features in the apps, AI to predict a World Cup winner and a GitHub takeover by Microsoft

Weekend Readings is back with a roundup of all that’s hot in tech! What users hate most about your app, according to Google? How Goldman Sachs used AI to simulate 1 million possible World Cup outcomes? Why Microsoft needed GitHub in its portfolio? Keep reading for all the answers!

The RyuJIT transition is complete!

The RyuJIT have superseded old IL bytecode to machine code compiler. Now it supports better multiple code generation targets and it has a plenty of improved optimizations.

What users hate most about your app, according to Google

Google has made a poll that showed 4 main reasons what people hate in apps. The author analyzed them carefully and provided few solutions on how to mitigate annoyance.

WContainers – What Are They Good For? Crafting our Build Environments

The article describes how to build well-tailored, deterministic and immutable build environments independent from build server environment with Docker containers.

Goldman Sachs used AI to simulate 1 million possible World Cup outcomes — and arrived at a clear winner

Goldman Sachs used artificial intelligence that predicts a winner of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. I guess we don’t have to watch it anymore:)

Can Neural Networks Predict Price Movements?

Every machine learning adept wants to conquer the world by earning a fortune on stock market/bitcoin. Can you earn millions by putting all the information on the artificial neural network and make it learn and earn money for you?

Using Artificial Intelligence to Augment Human Intelligence

Yann LeCun – Chief AI Scientist from facebook once said that GANs are the most interesting concept in whole machine learning right now. If you want to understand what they are, how they work and how they will influence our lives this article is for you.

The Problem You Solve Is More Important Than The Code You Write

Insightful article explores the difference between coding hard and coding smart. It’s refreshing on the true purpose of work of developers and role IT should play in society as general.

Buying GitHub takes Microsoft back to its roots

The Economist wonders why Microsoft needed GitHub in its portfolio and covers both developer’s community and markets reaction to the acquisition.

Alexa reveals all

A magazine profile of… Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant. While it’s arguably gimmicky, it prompts a question if we will have interviews with AI entities in printed press in 10 or 15 years.

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