Day: December 1, 2017

The Advent of Code wants to gift you better programming skills this Christmas

The best — if not the only way — to improve as a programmer is to actually write code. To do that, there’s no shortage of proving-grounds: from Reddit’s Daily Programmer subreddit and Project Euler, to more formal options like Pluralsight’s Code School and Devslopes. One festive alternative is Advent of Code, which starts at …

It’s time to stop freaking out about humans fucking robots

Researchers have recently suggested we’re getting close to a time when sex robots are common sexual partners — and that might not be such a bad thing. Two researchers from the University of Manitoba recently published a paper about “digisexuality,” which it describes as “people whose primary sexual identity comes through the use of technology.” …