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It’s Managers, Not Workers, Who Are Losing Jobs to AI and Robots, Study Shows

  • Managers, not lower-level employees, are seeing their ranks diminished with the onset of artificial intelligence and robots, a new study out of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School finds.
  • In a recent podcast discussion, Lynn Wu, professor at The Wharton School and AIB Affiliated Faculty, points out that “contrary to the popular notion that robots will replace human labor, we find robot-adopting firms employed more people over time.
  • These non-adopting firms actually lost their competitiveness — and they had to lay off workers.” Details of Wu’s study, based on looking at the performance of firms that purchased AI and robots over a 20-year period in Canada, will be published in the INFORMS journal Management Science.
  • I served on the organizing committee for the recent IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing, and was active on the program committee of the International SOA and Cloud Symposium series.

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Bodybuilder Rene Campbell wants to change the view of what women should look like

  • The bodybuilder's dedication has brought plenty of awards but building her dream body -- gaining over 85 pounds, going from a UK size 8 to 14 -- has had its challenges, too, both physically and mentally.
  • Then, she attended a women's bodybuilding show and became intrigued by the way these seemingly confident women held themselves.
  • Though Campbell ​says she loves the way she now looks, ​she says she is sometimes treated with cruelty, like when she has been asked to leave women's toilets.
  • When she started her bodybuilding career, ​Campbell says eating copious amounts of food was, at first, a shock to the body and mind.
  • But bodybuilding has a dark side, a long association with steroid use to help build muscle.
  • And as she reflected on her body's evolution, Campbell was keen to stress how bodybuilding had been accompanied by a shift in her mental health.

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Concurrency: Implement withUnsafe[Throwing]Continuation by slavapestov · Pull Request #34916 · apple/swift

  • GitHub is home to over 50 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.
  • Millions of developers and companies build, ship, and maintain their software on GitHub — the largest and most advanced development platform in the world.
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  • These new functions are implemented in terms of two new built-ins, Builtin.withUnsafe[Throwing]Continuation(), which traffic in a new Builtin.RawUnsafeContinuation type.
  • In order for the library wrappers to lower to the same SIL as direct usage of the builtins, I marked the wrappers as @_alwaysEmitIntoClient, and also added explicit @_alwaysEmitIntoClient initializers to Unsafe[Throwing]Continuation<T>.
  • I changed the SIL instructions to traffic in the new Builtin.RawUnsafeContinuation type rather than Unsafe[Throwing]Continuation<T>.
  • Instead, the wrapping of the continuation value in a Unsafe[Throwing]Continuation<T> is handled elsewhere, in the library code and SILGen's bridging logic.

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Announcing TechCrunch's 2021 Event Calendar

  • With that in mind, the event’s heart is dozens of breakout sessions run by experts and curated by TechCrunch editors focusing on topics like raising a first seed round, landing a series A, considering your first term sheet, recruiting a fabulous team and how to build a tech stack you won’t regret (to name a few).
  • Join us for a full day of online programming featuring the people leading the charge — creative thinkers, innovative makers, dedicated engineers and savvy investors across the mobility and transportation startup ecosystem.
  • Join us for three days of non-stop online programming with two big focuses: How founders and investors are shaping the future of disruptive technology and startup experts providing actionable insights to entrepreneurs.
  • In between our full and multi-day events, you can join us for Extra Crunch Live, an ongoing virtual speaker series complete with live Q&A exclusive for Extra Crunch members.

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AWS Lambda now supports container images as a packaging format

  • You can use familiar container development tools such as Docker CLI to locally build and test your Lambda based application, and push your container image to Amazon ECR - a fully-managed container registry.
  • With this launch, AWS provides a set of base images for Lambda that are available on ECR Public and Docker Hub. You can also build and deploy your function using your preferred base images.
  • We have open-sourced a set of software packages, Runtime Interface Clients (RIC), that implement the Lambda Runtime API, allowing you to seamlessly extend your preferred base images to be Lambda compatible.
  • To make it easy to locally test Lambda functions packaged as container images we open-sourced a lightweight web-server, Lambda Runtime Interface Emulator (RIE), which allows your function packaged as a container image to accept HTTP requests.
  • RIE is included in the AWS Lambda provided base images, and is open sourced on GitHub for use with your preferred images.

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Oasis Linux: a small statically-linked Linux system

  • All software in the base system is linked statically, including the display server (velox) and web browser (netsurf).
  • Any POSIX system with git, lua, curl, a sha256 utility, standard compression utilities, and an x86_64-linux-musl cross compiler can be used to bootstrap oasis.
  • Instead, you configure a set of specifications of what files from which packages to include on your system, and the build system writes the resulting filesystem tree into a git repository.
  • Rather than trying to build and maintain yet another repository with thousands of packages, oasis works well with pkgsrc and nix.
  • A major goal of oasis is to build with cproc, a C compiler which is much stricter about the ISO C standard than gcc or clang, and orders of magnitude smaller.
  • Although this is a work-in-progress effort, all core packages, and most others, build successfully with cproc.

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MIT project generates custom robots to navigate different terrains

  • But that may not be the most useful or efficient form, which is why RoboGrammar’s only limitation is the practical limits around building robots.
  • The robot is then put into a simulation of the terrain to ensure it operates in a way that makes sense.
  • But this stands as an interesting first step on the road to being able to make devices that are better suited to their environments, and more efficient, than we can currently dream up.
  • The team’s next step is to actually build some of the robots the system has cooked up to see if the simulation’s promise matches the reality.
  • Zhao added that the system could benefit engineers as well as the designers of procedurally-generated video games that need to build populated environments quickly and efficiently.

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Deploy a Dockerized FastAPI App to Google Cloud Platform

  • This Docker image now accessible at the GCP container registry or GCR and can be accessed via URL with Cloud Run. If you prefer using the GUI, skip to the next section.
  • Visit GCP cloud run and click create service, be sure to set up billing as required.
  • You’ll be brought to the GCP Cloud Run service details page where you can manage the service and view metrics and build logs.
  • Locally, create a new file called .env and add the connection string for your cloud database as DB_CONN,shown below.
  • Be sure to add the above line to your database.py file so that it ready to connect to the cloud!
  • Then we covered how to store a Docker container in Google Container Registry and deploy the container with the Cloud Build CLI and GUI.
  • Next, we set up a cloud SQL database and connected it to our FastAPI app.

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Show HN: Tiny 1k rust binary on Windows

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New – Use Amazon EC2 Mac Instances to Build & Test macOS, iOS, ipadOS, tvOS, and watchOS Apps | Amazon Web Services

  • New Mac Instance Over the last couple of years, AWS users have told us that they want to be able to run macOS on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
  • Powered by Mac mini hardware and the AWS Nitro System, you can use Amazon EC2 Mac instances to build, test, package, and sign Xcode applications for the Apple platform including macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari.
  • Mac instances run macOS 10.14 (Mojave) and 10.15 (Catalina) and can be accessed via command line (SSH) or remote desktop (VNC).
  • The AMIs (Amazon Machine Images) for EC2 Mac instances are EC2-optimized and include the AWS goodies that you would find on other AWS AMIs: An ENA driver, the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), the CloudWatch Agent, CloudFormation Helper Scripts, support for AWS Systems Manager, and the ec2-user account.

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