A Future Without Webpack

How @pika/web installs npm packages that run natively in the browser, for a faster and less complex web app. The year is 1941. Your name is Richard Hubbell. You work at an experimental New York…

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in…

Patreon couldn’t survive charging all creators just a 5 percent rake on the monthly subscriptions they earn from fans while building commerce tools like CRMs and merchandise to try to stay ahead of Twitch, YouTube…

How John Deere Plans to Feed the World…

In episode 2 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig goes directly to the source of robotics expertise and hosts discussions with technologists who specialize in the field. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which…

The #AWS EC2 Windows Secret Sauce

Now that I have got your attention with a catchy title - let me share with some of my thoughts regarding how AWS shines and how much your experience as a customer matters. Deploying instances…

The Promise of Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning

Update: Jürgen Schmidhuber kindly suggested some corrections concerning the early work on intrinsic motivation, subgoal discovery and artificial curiosity since 1990, which I have incorporated and expanded. Suppose your friend just baked and shared an…

Implementing a NES Emulator in Rust

Recently, I made an emulator for the Nintendo Entertainment Console(NES) - a game console first released in 1983. In this article, I’ll talk about how I used Rust to develop the emulator. I’ll cover questions…

Massive U.S. Machines That Hunt For Ripples In…

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