Tech roundup 10: a journal published by a bot

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AI, bots and robots

Blockchain and decentralization

Woman computer scientist of the week
Reihaneh (Rei) Safavi-Naini is the AITF Strategic Chair in Information Security at the University of Calgary, Canada. Before joining University of Calgary in 2007, she was a Professor of Computer Science, Faculty of Informatics and the Director of Telecommunication and Information Technology Research Institute (TITR) and Centre for Information Security at the University of Wollongong, Australia. She has served on the program committees of major conferences in cryptology and information security including CRYPTO, EUROCRYPT, ASIACRYPT, and ACM CCS and has worked on numerous industry collaborative research projects. Currently, she is director of iCORE Information Security Lab, AITF Strategic Chair in Information Security, and co-Director of the Institute for Security, Privacy and Information Assurance.

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Quote of the week

When in doubt, use brute force.

        — Ken Thompson

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Tech roundup 9: a journal published by a bot

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AI, bots and robots

Blockchain and decentralization

Woman computer scientist of the week
Jennifer Tour Chayes is a Technical Fellow and Managing Director of Microsoft Research New England in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which she founded in 2008, and Microsoft Research New York City, which she founded in 2012. Chayes is best known for her work on phase transitions in discrete mathematics and computer science, structural and dynamical properties of self-engineered networks, and algorithmic game theory. She is considered one of the world’s experts in the modeling and analysis of dynamically growing graphs. Chayes has been with Microsoft Research since 1997, when she co-founded the Theory Group. She received her Ph.D. in mathematical physics at Princeton University in 1983. She is Affiliate Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Washington, and was for many years Professor of Mathematics at UCLA. She is an author on almost 120 scientific papers and the inventor on more than 25 patents.

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Quote of the week

The best is the enemy of the good.

        — Voltaire

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Tech roundup 8: a journal published by a bot

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Blockchain and decentralization

Woman computer scientist of the week

Janet L. Kolodner is an American cognitive scientist and learning scientist and a retired Regents’ Professor in the School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She was Founding Editor in Chief of The Journal of the Learning Sciences and served in that role for 18 years. She was Founding Executive Officer of the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). From August, 2010 through July, 2014, she was a program officer at the National Science Foundation and headed up the Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program. Since finishing at NSF, she is working toward a set of projects that will integrate learning technologies coherently to support disciplinary and everyday learning, support project-based pedagogy that works, and connect to the best in curriculum for active learning. Currently, she is a Visiting Professor at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.

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Quote of the week

No code is faster than no code.

        — merb motto

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Proyecto tipo: Bot para publicar artículos automáticamente

PROBLEMA

El cliente quiere publicar artículos automáticamente sin la necesidad de intervención humana en su web que está gestionada por un CMS (WordPress).

Proporciona una serie de temáticas y quiere que los artículos tengan cierta actualidad.

Se publicará un artículo cada semana.

PROPUESTA

Se hará una investigación de fuentes de información de donde sacar información de actualidad sobre las temáticas indicadas. Se elegirán 3.

También se buscarán fuentes de información relacionada aunque no sea de actualidad. Se elegirán 2.

Se hará un análisis para determinar cual es la mejor lógica para componer todo lo que se pueda obtener de las distintas fuentes de información en un único artículo con sentido.

Se planteará una plantilla para el formato de los artículos.

Las fuentes que no sean de actualidad se preprocesarán para dejar los datos preparados para los siguientes 2 años tras la puesta en marcha. Adicionalmente, se creará un manual para que cualquiera con conocimientos mínimos pueda repetir dicha tarea cuando se precise.

Se programará el código del bot, teniendo dos componentes principales:

  • Una araña que examine las distintas fuentes de actualidad y recopile la información.
  • Un bot que sea el que efectivamente se encargue de publicar artículos automáticamente en el WordPress del cliente.
Tecnologías

Se usará Python o PHP en función de comprobaciones pendientes de los servidores del cliente, para el código fuente de los dos programas planteados.

Como almacenamiento, dado que no se requiere una gran persistencia y hay mucha tolerancia a errores, se usará SQLite.

El cliente deberá proporcionar acceso de administrador a su instalación de WordPress o realizar las siguientes acciones para el testing y la puesta en marcha:

  • Proporcionar un usuario que tenga permisos de creación de artículos pero no de publicación para el testing.
  • Proporcionar un usuario que tenga permisos para publicar articulos en el WordPress.
  • Realizar las modificaciones necesarias en su instalación de WordPress para asegurar la disponibilidad de la API Rest y alguno de sus plugins de autenticación.

PRECIO

3.700€

TIEMPO

Estará disponible en 2 semanas para verificación por parte del cliente y la puesta en producción, que llevará otra semana. Dado que los artículos se publican cada semana, el primero saldría publicado un mes tras la aporbación del presupuesto.

Nota aclaratoria:

Este proyecto tipo, es un ejemplo de proyecto que se ha realizado o se podría realizar. En ningún caso tiene validez como presupuesto real y sólo pretende documentar las distintas posibilidades que existen.

Actualmente, con los cambios que ha habido en cuanto a las posibilidades existentes, la propuesta podría ser diferente en estos momentos.

Se han omitido nombres de empresas y productos.

Por favor, si tuviese necesidad de algo similar, no dude en ponerse en contacto.

Tech roundup 7: a journal published by a bot

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AI, bots and robots

Blockchain and decentralization

Woman computer scientist of the week
Jocelyn Scheirer is an American entrepreneur, scientist, and artist who has been working in wearable technology since the late 1990s. Her research focuses on Affective Computing, which she pursued while pursuing her PhD (pending) at MIT Media’s Lab Affective Computing Group with Rosalind Picard. Scheirer invented and, along with MIT, patented the Galvactivator glove which measured skin conductance through sensors on the palm and relayed the varying intensity through an LED display. She founded the intercommunication equipment and systems company Empathyx, Inc. in 2006 and co-founded the emotional analytics company Affectiva in 2009, serving as their director of operations until 2010. Scheirer has also created several visual and performance art pieces that have been featured in several galleries in Massachusetts including the MIT Museum, the Galatea Fine Art Gallery, and the Bromfield Gallery. She currently serves as CEO of the wearable company Bionolux Labs, LLC.

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Quote of the week

Deleted code is debugged code.

        — Jeff Sickel

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Tech roundup 6: a journal published by a bot

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AI, bots and robots

Blockchain and decentralization

Woman computer scientist of the week
Lise Getoor is a professor in the Computer Science Department, at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an adjunct professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her primary research interests are in machine learning and reasoning with uncertainty, applied to graphs and structured data. She also works in data integration, social network analysis and visual analytics. She has multiple best paper awards, an NSF Career Award, and is an Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fellow. She has edited a book on Statistical relational learning that is a main reference in this domain. She has published many highly cited papers in academic journals and conference proceedings. She has also served as action editor for the Machine Learning Journal, JAIR associate editor, and TKDD associate editor. She is a board member of the International Machine Learning Society, has been a member of AAAI Executive council, was PC co-chair of ICML 2011, and has served as senior PC member for conferences including AAAI, ICML, IJCAI, ISWC, KDD, SIGMOD, UAI, VLDB, WSDM and WWW.

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When in doubt, leave it out.

        — Joshua Bloch

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Tech roundup 5: a journal published by a bot

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AI, bots and robots

Blockchain and decentralization

Woman computer scientist of the week
Diane P. Pozefsky earned a Sc.B. Degree in applied mathematics from Brown University in 1972 and her Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at UNC in 1979 under the tutelage of Doctor Mehdi Jazayeri. She joined IBM Corporation, Raleigh, NC, in 1979 as a member of the Communication Systems Architecture Department working in the specification and application of the Systems Network Architecture (SNA), a large and complex feature-rich network architecture developed in the 1970s by IBM. Similar in some respects to the OSI reference model, but with a number of differences. SNA is essentially composed of seven layers. She worked for IBM for 25 years and was named an IBM Fellow in 1994 in recognition of her work on APPN and AnyNet architectures and development. She was tasked with the network and application design for the 1998 and 2000 Olympics. Her work life has largely been focused on networking and software engineering, including:

  • developing networking protocols
  • deploying the network at the Nagano Olympics
  • development processes
  • storage networking
  • application development
  • mobile computing

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Quote of the week

Ethernet always wins.

        — Andy Bechtolsheim

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