After doing some research on US cities we came up with a list of the 10 best cities in the US for software engineers. Of course engineers live and breath data so this list is a bit more data driven than your typical post.
So what did we look for? Well median salary for software engineers is obviously a must. Work availability goes in there as well. Average commute time is good to put up there, as well as average rent price for a one bedroom apartment. Another point we look at is weather and sunny days per year. Finally to end the recipe, we joined in data for gender ratio.
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As of late computer scientists have gotten a new shiny tool. This new tool can take any form and can solve almost any problem without having to actually fully understand it. This awesome new tool is called machine learning. Although many people in the media and elsewhere have branded it as AI, I plan to show you that it is only a mathematical trick and nothing else.
To show you what I mean, I’ll have you do machine learning in less than 1 minute. Yes, you read that right. If you follow the next paragraph you will be able to do machine learning in less than 1 minute.
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Universal Basic Income (UBI) has been promoted and advocated by several of the most famous Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. It seems like a great idea. Since in the future most of the repetitive work will be taken over by robots, then people without a job will need to earn money somehow. UBI promises to give people enough income to make a poor living without the need to work. In the midst of a world where globalization and digital disruption has already wreaked havoc among the manufacturing rungs of society, and where this has lead to more and more nationalistic governments, UBI shines as a promise to protect the displaced.
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