Welcome to the new edition of #ThisWeekInScala!
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of Scala and Reactive programming.
It has been a week since last time, so lets catch-up on the latest Scala & Reactive happenings...
- Security update: latest Scala releases (2.12.4, 2.11.12, 2.10.7) address a privilege escalation issue in the compile daemon
- Scala 2.13 & Beyond slides by Adriaan
- Dependent function types just landed in Dotty
- Scalaz 8 IO is getting close!
- Prototype of the Reasonable Scala typechecker opensourced: more than 20x faster than Scala
- Jon published a really easy-to-follow tutorial for Magnolia
- SIP 23 - Literal-based Singleton Types for gets a long overdue update in the light of experience with the implementation in Typelevel Scala
- A Survey of Artificial General Intelligence Projects for Ethics, Risk, and Policy
- Google announced TensorFlow Lite, TensorFlow’s lightweight solution for mobile and embedded devices
- An improvement to the routing-by-agreement algorithm for Capsule Networks, leading to start-of-the-art results in CapsNetEM on the smallNORB dataset
- Multi-region support in Cloud Spanner allows databases to be replicated across regions for lower latency & better performance
- The Tensorflow without a PhD series continues. First a deep dive into modern convolutional architectures
- We had a great type in Scale by the Bay. The videos will be published on functional.tv and photos on meetup.bythebay.photo
- Shims 1.0 is released and propagating to Maven Central
- scalajs-benchmark v0.2.5 is out
- scalacss v0.5.4 available
- released sbt-assembly 0.14.6 ft Jar Jar Links 1.6.5, application.conf concatenation, and fixes around shell scripts
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