Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical

Elon Musk and others seek restrictions on use of autonomous...

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Enigma ICO Heist Robs Nearly $500,000 in Ethereum From Investors

Crypto’s fine and good, but make sure you’re looking after the basics.

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Announcing Open Jam, a game jam created with open source in mind
Aug22

Announcing Open Jam, a game jam created with open source in mind

After more than a year of participating in game jams as Team Scripta, we wanted to host one that promotes open source games and game creation tools. That’s why we’re teaming up with Opensource.com to bring you Open Jam, a game jam dedicated to doing just that. read...

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Astroplan Python library makes astronomy research planning easier
Aug22

Astroplan Python library makes astronomy research planning easier

For some people, the darkness of the recent eclipse set off a light bulb. As millions of people saw the sun blotted out by the moon, many of them realized they’re interested in astronomy more generally. Those people are in luck. A Python library called Astroplan can help them plan their observations. read...

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4 open principles for building a better startup
Aug22

4 open principles for building a better startup

If you’re launching a company, you might believe you shouldn’t have to deal with issues like personnel development and company culture. After all, as a startup you’re only concerned with the development and rapid evolution of your own product and services, right? This kind of thinking is short-term thinking. Successful startups develop organizations with long-term strategies in mind. Startups really should think...

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