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Barton Gellman, reporting for The Washington Post:
How the NSA is infiltrating private networks
… The operation intercepts information flowing between the enormous data centers that those companies maintain around the world…
None of this actually surprises me anymore.
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Jonathan Huang, Chris Piech, Andy Nguyen, and Leonidas Guibas - Stanford:
Not quite! The above figure is the landscape of ~40,000 student submissions to the same programming assignment on Coursera's Machine Learningcourse. Nodes represent submissions and edges are drawn between syntactically similar submissions. Colors correspond to performance on a battery of unit tests (with red submissions passing all unit tests)
In particular, clusters of similarly colored nodes correspond to multiple similar implementations that behaved in the same way (under unit tests).
Microsoft might be searching for a new leader, but the company has enjoyed many a comic moment over the years between current CEO Steve Ballmer and former CEO and co-founder Bill Gates. The pair have participated in a number of internal videos during their time at the software giant, some of which have made their way online or been shown at tradeshows previously.