JULY 2020 GENERAL TOP INDUSTRY NEWS RECAP:
Future Industry Trends To Keep An Eye On: AI and No-Code
- Intel, MIT, and the Georgia Institute of Technology announced The Machine Inferred Code Similarity (MISIM) system, an automated engine that can identify when two pieces of code, data structures, or algorithms perform identical or similar tasks. Such a tool could help developers significantly by reducing the time programmers spend debugging. The tool also reduces development costs, as the total estimated cost of debugging is $312b per year.
- The news comes as GPT-3, another potentially disruptive AI-powered tool, captured headlines after the tool was able to generate code with just a description. Just last week, yet another web developer used OpenAI's new text-generating neural network model, GPT-3, to create a tool that delivers CSS code with just a description. Zoltán Szőgyényi built a Tailwind CSS code generator that currently only works with buttons, inputs, and lists. Read Inside Dev's deep dive into other GPT-3 examples relevant to web development, and its implications for the future of the industry here.
- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Google vs. Oracle copyright case on Oct. 7. The news comes after the court postponed the original March 24, 2020 date because of the pandemic...For a quick catch up on what the case is about as well as a timeline of Oracle vs. Google updates this year, check out "Oracle vs. Google: a quick catch-up on big updates in 2020 so far," an Inside Dev Premium piece.
- India will teach coding skills in schools from 6th grade...
- Research suggests whiteboard technical interviews fail to sufficiently measure technical skills but instead assesses how well a candidate handles anxiety, while also favoring men over women. In addition...
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