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  • Binance-Backed Blockchain Auditing Firm Partners With Hdac to Track Internet of Things Devices | Coindesk

    Auditing firm CertiK and Hdac are teaming up to bring Internet of Things (IoT) devices onto a blockchain. Hdac’s blockchain platform attempts to combine secure authentication, seamless mapping and machine-to-machine transactions in a blockchain network with IoT devices. CertiK’s team of blockchain engineers worked closely with Hdac to audit the design and implementation of its codebase, which is expected to be released in the near future.

  • AWS launches Amazon Honeycode, a no-code mobile and web app builder | Techcrunch

    AWS announced the beta launch of Amazon Honeycode, a new, fully managed low-code/no-code development tool that aims to make it easy for anybody in a company to build their own applications. All of this, of course, is backed by a database in AWS and a web-based, drag-and-drop interface builder.Developers can build applications for up to 20 users for free. After that, they pay per user and for the storage their applications take up.

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  • How ‘Sustainable’ Web Design Can Help Fight Climate Change | Wired

    Danny Van Kooten, a Dutch programmer decided to reduce his carbon output by no longer eating beef or flying. Then, five months ago, he made a change that had an even bigger impact—and it took only a few keystrokes. Read on the link to know Van Kooten's aha moment that is popularly being shared by web designers around the planet. They call it “sustainable” software design, and it's propelled by technologists measuring the energy budget of nearly every swipe and click in our information ecosystem.

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  • If AI is going to help us in a crisis, we need a new kind of ethics | MIT Review

    Jess Whittlestone at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge and her colleagues published a comment piece in Nature Machine Intelligence this week arguing that if artificial intelligence is going to help in a crisis, we need a new, faster way of doing AI ethics, which they call ethics for urgency. Read the experts to know how AI will be quicker to deploy when needed if it is made with ethics built in.