At last, a guide that makes creating a language with its associated
baggage of lexers, parsers and compilers, accessible to mere mortals,
rather to a group of a few hardcore eclectics as it stood until now.
The first thing that catches the eye, is the subtitle:
The unix philosophy applied to language design, for GPLs and DSLs"
What is meant by "unix philosophy" ?. It's taking simple,
high quality components and combining them together in smart ways to
obtain a complex result; the exact approach the book adopts.
I'm getting ahead here, but a first sample of this philosophy becomes
apparent at the beginnings of Chapter 5 where the Parser treats and
calls the Lexer like unix's pipes as in lexer|parser. Until the end of
the book, this pipeline is going to become larger, like a chain, due to
the amount of components that end up interacting together.
The book opens by putting things into perspective in Chapter 1: Motivation: why do you want to build lan…
Undeniably, we live in the era of media manipulation. Such powerful and accessible tools exist today that nearly everyone can do it. Now add to this collection Deep Angel, an artificial intelligence that can erase objects from photographs and videos.
I was notified of Deep Angel around the time I was watching Kill Switch, a futuristic and dystopic movie about our Earth getting cloned in order to suck the resources of the cloned planet, something that would sustain our world's energy needs for at least another millennium.
To cut a long story short... full article on i-programmer.info
With the ink hardly dry on the pages of the EU Ethical AI Guidelines manifest, a free online course exploring the issues they raise is already in prospect on the openSAP platform.
Run by members of the very same group, the European Union’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, who wrote the guidelines and in cooperation with SAP's online education platform, a course with the titleCreating Trustworthy and Ethical Artificial Intelligence has been made accessible to anyone with an interest on AI or ML: full article on i-programmer.info