Our Favourite Blog Posts from October
In October we saw a lot of releases from Microsoft, as well as from the
Is AI Riding a One-Trick Pony? - James Somers on MIT Technology
Artificial Intelligence is definitely a hot topic now. One of
the tracks at this year's ScotSoft was entirely dedicated to AI,
which is why we picked this MIT article for our October roundup.
Going deep into the history of deep learning, it points out that
"the latest sweep of progress in AI has been less science than
The whole web at maximum FPS: How WebRender gets rid of jank -
Lin Clark on Mozilla Hacks
A very good explanation of how web browsers render pages, and
what's next in the shape of Firefox's upcoming WebRender
Your API versioning is wrong, which is why I decided to do it 3
different wrong ways - Troy Hunt
When designing public APIs, versioning will always become an
issue at some point. Troy Hunt explains how different ways of
versioning all have their drawbacks.
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Lots of small changes-and
maybe the revolution - Peter Bright on Ars Technica
The latest Windows 10 update highlights Microsoft's commitment
to Virtual and Augmented Reality, and showcases the new Semi-Annual
Channel release cycle of Windows. The update also includes the
latest .Net Framework 4.7.1 release.
GW170817 - The first observation of gravitational-waves from a
binary neutron star inspiral - LIGO Scientific Collaboration
This one's outside our usual software articles, but nevertheless
really exciting. The announcement showcases the technological
advancements happening at the cutting edge of science. You can
check the narrated animation that explains the event, or dig right
into the publication.