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

A recent update to Julia has improved multi-threading to offer more speed enhancements, and that’s what Julia developers argue is giving it a sizable edge over Python and statistical programming language R at the task of parsing CSV files for data analysis. 

Online voting vendor Voatz urges Supreme Court to limit security research

Blurred lines The amicus briefs were filed in a Supreme Court case that has nothing to do with online voting and isn’t specifically about security research. The case arose after a Georgia police officer named Nathan Van Buren was caught taking a bribe to look up confidential information in a police database. The man paying […]

The Myth of the Central Park Five

But the differences are also pronounced. The arrests were far from indiscriminate: Thirty-seven young men were interviewed regarding the attacks in the park; 12 were arrested, with 10 charged as adults; five went to trial for the rape of the jogger. Antron McCray, who had been accused of “the murder” by two boys, appeared at […]

Whistleblower accuses Trump appointees of downplaying Russian interference and White supremacist threat

“I don’t want to criticize them when that language is there. That said it is somewhat different in the first draft than the subsequent two and I do think the nature of the change is notable as a reflection of the political pressure they are under,” he said.

Save a few national peculiarities, colours evoke same emotions for people around the world

People all over the world associate colours with emotions. In fact, people from different parts of the world often associate the same colours with the same emotions. This was the result of a detailed survey of 4,598 participants from 30 nations over six continents, carried out by an international research team. The study was published […]