Programming languages: Julia touts its speed edge over Python and R

Julia is not among the top 10 programming languages that developers use but it is in the top 10 most-loved programming languages in this year’s survey from Stack Overflow, putting it up there with Rust, TypeScript, Python, Kotlin, Go, Dart, C#, Swift, JavaScript and SQL. 

C++ is now the fastest-growing programming language, report says

The index ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers world-wide, courses and third party vendors. The programme’s hits on search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube and Baidu are used to calculate the ratings.

‘Superpower’:Unlike adults, children use both brain hemispheres to understand language and recover from neural energy much easier

Researchers found that, at the group level, even young children show left-lateralised language activation. However, a large proportion of the youngest children also show significant activation in the corresponding right-hemisphere areas. (In adults, the corresponding area in the right hemisphere is activated in quite different tasks, for example, processing emotions expressed with the voice. In […]

National Education Policy | Why has language been a sensitive matter in TN?

A senior leader of the AIADMK, speaking on the condition of anonymity, says that the State’s stand should not be viewed as a mark of blind resistance but as one that is aimed at defending the State’s autonomy. Besides, the priority of the Union government should have been to address the “pressing and chronic” economic […]

UN assembly approves resolution on dealing with the pandemic

The resolution, which is not legally binding, is the third and most extensive adopted by the General Assembly. A resolution adopted April 2 recognized “the unprecedented effects” of the pandemic and called for “intensified international cooperation to contain, mitigate and defeat” the new coronavirus. A Mexico-sponsored resolution approved April 20 urged global action to rapidly […]

Remarks by PM Nguyen Xuan Phucat 41st AIPA General Assembly

The following are remarks by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening ceremony of the 41st AIPA General Assembly. Your Excellency Madam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, President of the National Assembly, President of AIPA-41, Honorable Speakers of AIPA member parliaments and observers, Distinguished Guest of the Host, Ladies and gentlemen, As the 2020 ASEAN […]

Tasmin Kurien makes sign language covers of popular English songs

The videos, she says, are made in Pidgin Signed English (PSE), a combination of ASL and English. “I grew up in Singapore and have been here only for the last eight years. I know a little bit of Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil but not well enough to learn it in sign language and that’s why […]

Woman’s VERY graphic sign language performance of Cardi B’s ‘WAP’ goes viral with more than a million views – as fans say it’s even ‘more sexual’ than the original

‘We ask to be included and accommodated so that the things we enjoy do not become a burden. Examples of accommodations are providing ASL interpreters, caption your videos, and learn ASL. Accessibility is important. Let’s all put in the work together.’

BJP sets its sights on vacant Sira Assembly seat

The BJP began its preparations by appointing MLC and party leader N. Ravikumar as in-charge of Sira constituency about a week ago. “We strongly feel that we have a good potential this time because of the changed political scenario,” Mr. Ravikumar said.

University unveils new program to bolster educational development

Twenty-two experts from the university and alumni members working in the education sector will be responsible for helping make these dreams a reality. Among them are Yuan Zhenguo, professor of the Faculty of Education of the university, and Li Zhicong, headmaster of the No 2 High School of East China Normal University.