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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Two German philosophers developed the first virtual reality code of ethics to help stave off our descent into a Matrix-esque hell, but we’re already violating that code.

Source: We’re Already Violating Virtual Reality’s First Code of Ethics

Source: Web Audio/MIDI Demo List | W3C Audio WG

Explores why we use callbacks and how solutions (like promises) offer relief from “callback hell”. Discusses generators, await, and the future of async

Source: Better Asynchronous JavaScript // Localytics Engineering Blog

This guys sounds like he knows what he is talking about in other posts.

So, you’re starting a brand new JavaScript front end project or overhauling an old one, and maybe you haven’t kept up wi…

Source: State of the Art JavaScript in 2016 — JavaScript and Opinions — Medium

Damn… this is horrifying…

The ‘Avatar’ program is the latest effort brought out of the shadows.

Source: Veil of secrecy lifted on Pentagon office planning ‘Avatar’ fighters and drone swarms – The Washington Post

“Decision theorist” Eliezer Yudkowsky spells out his idiosyncratic vision of the Singularity.

Source: AI Visionary Eliezer Yudkowsky on the Singularity, Bayesian Brains and Closet Goblins

Music is for everyone. Play with simple experiments that let anyone, of any age, explore how music works.

Source: Chrome Music Lab

Source: If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel – A tediously accurate map of the solar system

What problems do engineers need to crack before they can deliver the proverbial Rosie the Robot?

We may be on the verge of creating a new life form, one that could mark not only an evolutionary breakthrough, but a potential threat to our survival as a species

Source: Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 1