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Nvidia's AI Supercomputer For Medical Research And Drug Discovery

  Last month Nvidia unveiled plans to build a supercomputer intended for AI research in health care. This prompts us to look at AI's potential role in health care and how it is already being used. Two things have been made clear due to the pandemic. Firstly, that a strong, national, and free-for-all public health system is imperative, and secondly that spending on advancing research on medical and health care applications should be a prime priority for both nation states and the private sector alike. For the latter, the focus is turning to AI. For instance, if the AI  in place had been more advanced, then maybe a Covid vaccine would have required much less to invent, as such saving thousand of lives. full article on
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Learn To Develop On Android With MAD Skills

  Modern Android Development (MAD) Skills is a free series of videos and articles by Google that teaches the modern ways of doing development on the Android platform. When Google talks about modern Android development it means: 1.Android Studio 2.Kotlin 3.Jetpack 4.App Bundles. full article on

Introducing Jetpack Compose for Desktop

  JetBrain's Jetpack Compose for Desktop is an open source project being developed in collaboration with Google’s Jetpack Compose, intended to simplify and accelerates UI development for desktop applications, and allow extensive UI code sharing between Android and desktop applications. It's first milestone release is now available.  Is a 100% shared codebase between different platforms a futile dream? Many have tried to cross boundaries with a framework that can bridge multiple platforms, that is write your code once and let it run seamlessly on macOS, Linux, Windows, and iOS. But, if even Microsoft can't unify the UI framework of its Windows platform, what can you expect from attempting to go across platforms? full article on

Foojay - All about Java and the OpenJDK

  Tracking the OpenJDK is not an easy feat. It evolves rapidly under a release cycle of a new version every 6 months, hence there's hoards of new features, changes and bug fixes.This is where foojay steps in,  collecting all the relevant information. What was the alternative? A lot of manual searching. scouring disparate sources such as the OpenJDK mailing lists and official blog posts. So what does foojay do differently? It organizes information into distinct sections: full article on i-programmer

Introducing The Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree

  The old Android Java Developer Nanodegree is shelved, making way for the new kid on the block - Kotlin By now everybody has been aligned to the fact that Android development is dominated by Kotlin.What's surprising is the rapid adoption rate.In just a couple of years it has totally wiped out the ways of Java development on the platform, and that without any formal education offerings. Udacity to address that need for formality and certification now releases the  Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree . full article on i-programmer

Introducing the DigitalOcean App Platform

  With DigitalOcean's new App Platform, setting up and deploying an app to the cloud as easy as point and click. Built on Kubernetes, DigitalOcean's new offering the App Platform, shifts the focus from handling the Infrastructure to just handling your application's development. It does that by taking care of all the backend setup like servers and databases, operating systems and application runtimes, allowing developers to deploy their code on the cloud by hooking up a GitHub repository hosting the code. full article on i-programmer