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Robots will kill 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030

Poorer regions worldwide will be most impacted by the rise of AI, according to an Oxford Economics report. The rise of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and robotics will lead to the loss of up to 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, according to a Wednesday report from Oxford Economics. Around 1.7 million manufacturing […]

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Python programming language: PyOxidizer tackles ‘existential threat’ posed by app distribution problem

PyOxidizer is a new utility designed to turn Python code into a single executable file that can be run on Windows, macOS, and Linux. More about Innovation The Python programming language may be hugely popular among developers but sharing a Python app with your average computer user is still tricky. The problem of not being […]

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How to work with different views in Microsoft Excel

You can change views in Excel depending on what you’re doing and what you want to see. Learn how in this step-by-step tutorial. Image: Aajan, Getty Images/iStockphoto You may work with Microsoft Excel mostly in Normal view with the default zoom level, which displays a limited number of rows and columns on the screen at one […]

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MongoDB CEO tells hard truths about commercial open source

MongoDB has been known as an open source success story, but that depends on what you think open source actually means. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Well, that was refreshing. In a moment of vivid candor, MongoDB CEO Dev Ittycheria set aside any pretense of open source community building and made it clear that open source, for […]

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Why time series databases are exploding in popularity

Time series databases are on the rise, with TimescaleDB of particular interest to developers. Image: cybrain, Getty Images/iStockphoto Just a few years ago, time series databases were somewhat niche in nature. Sure, if you were running a trading application within a financial services firm, you were devoted to your kdb+ (proprietary) database, but for most […]

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update: How to enable dark mode in any Windows app

With Windows 10 Version 1903, users can enable dark mode for individual apps. Under certain conditions, dark mode will be the preferred configuration setting. cofotoisme, Getty Images/iStockphoto Now that the Microsoft Windows 10 May Update has started to roll out to computers everywhere, users may begin to notice some of the Version 1903 user interface […]