Tag: Safety

Computing, Software & Applications

CouchDB 3.0 puts safety first

February 27, 2020

Via: Info World

Apache CouchDB, the NoSQL database lauded for its speed and querying capacities, but derided for potentially lax default security choices, just rolled out a 3.0 release that addresses the security questions head-on, making the database now “secure by default.” The […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Consensual Software: How to prioritize user safety

May 19, 2017

Via: InfoQ

“Okay Google, what is the Whopper burger?” This one phrase triggered thousands of Google Home devices and Android phones across America to search for the Wikipedia entry for a Whopper burger. This caused an immediate uproar because it did one […]

Software & Applications

Scala.js lets you compile Scala to JavaScript

March 18, 2015

Via: itCurated

Scala “is no longer essentially a single-host language”, Odersky said. “Now, essentially Scala.js is a grown-up language. People use it for production code”. Part of the Scala project, Scala.js, also is high-performing, he added. “In quite a few benchmarks, Scala.js […]