June, 2017

 

What to consider when parsing through your Parse alternatives

by GILLES GUIRAND — 6 weeks ago in CONTRIBUTORS Credit: Parse At the conclusion of January, Facebook had officially shuttered Parse, disabling the API on an app by app basis. As a Backend as a Service (BaaS) product, the development platform provided SDKs and APIs that allowed developers to quickly build their apps without having to build a backend from scratch. Facebook did’t present much insight into the motivation to shut down the platform. But Parse’s customers, following the 2013 acquisition, comprised heavily of small to medium sized developers that had aRead More

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If Buddhist Monks Trained AI

Monks take on the trolley problem, a classic moral dilemma that has big implications for driverless cars. A Buddhist monk with a robot monk developed by a temple BeijingKim Kyung Hoon / Reuters The Harvard psychologist Joshua Greene is an expert in “trolleyology,” the self-effacing way he describes his research into the manifold variations on the “trolley problem.” The basic form of this problem is simple: There’s a trolley barreling towards five people, who will die if they’re hit. But you could switch the trolley onto another track on which onlyRead More

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李嘉诚汕头大学演讲:愚人见石 智者见泉

2017-06-27 10:36:37 来源: 澎湃新闻网(上海) (原标题:李嘉诚汕头大学演讲:懂得“善择”才是打造自己命运的保证) 编者按 6月27日上午,李嘉诚出席汕头大学毕业典礼并致辞。......


What Teen Shows Should I Watch

What Teen Shows Should I Watch? Here Are 101 Suggestions By Margaret Lyons Photo: Getty Images, CW, MTV Welcome back to Stay Tuned, Vulture’s TV advice column. Each Wednesday, Margaret Lyons answers your questions about your various TV triumphs and woes. Need help? Have a theory? Want a recommendation? Submit a question! You can email staytuned@nymag.com, leave a comment, or tweet @margeincharge with the hashtag #staytuned. Even though I’m older now, I still love a good teen-based show. I’m worried I’ve seen them all, though. What do I watch next?Read More

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《穿梭在布里的光阴》- 2017 高考 王雷捷

《穿梭在布里的光阴》 作者:诸暨中学 王雷捷 我家以织布为生。可是我总没能找到一个合适的词来描述这个职业。个体经营户宽泛得不及边,织布人旁人只会想到木兰当户织的情景。于是每当问起这,我便只说务农......


“数学生物学”会是21世纪人类医学的秘密武器吗

2017-06-22 00:02:31 来源: 网易科学人 数学现已成为我们解决21世纪医学、生物学和生态科学领域内最迫切问题必不可少的武器。使用数学手段描述生物系统,然后借助得出的模型,人们能......


看美国如何选拔“尖子生”:注重讨论 培养主动性

2017-06-20 06:32:30 来源: 人民日报海外版 中国高考刚刚结束,等待结果的许多考生和家长感觉应试教育压力很大,因而羡慕美国学生的轻松惬意。其实,美国学生也要高考,只不过分数不是......


是谁杀死了华强北卖场?媒体:是苹果和阿里巴巴

2017-06-20 12:28:31 来源: 澎湃新闻网 澎湃新闻记者 蒋晨悦 2017年,华强北路拆去四年封街改造的挡板,人们从街口踏进来,都无法绕过“中国电子第一街”的标牌。只是坊间仍旧习......


The summer reading lists at America’s most prestigious private schools

Abby Jackson and Peter Jacobs Jul. 25, 2015High-school classic “Lord of the Flies.”Amazon For many people, the summer months symbolize pleasure reading at its best. It’s a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you’ve always meant to start. But students at America’s most prestigious private schools must still endure the rigors of homework during their summer vacations with a little reading — some required, some merely recommended. The topics of the titles cover issues such asRead More

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揭秘最美丽的人类语言:连”神经科学家”也觉得惊讶

2017-06-13 00:02:30 来源: 网易科学人 迈耶已经在全球确定了70多个团体,他们都可使用口哨灵活地表达正常语义。这些神秘语言展示了大脑令人惊叹的能力,它可以从新的信号中解码出特......