Each year, Stack Overflow asks the developer community about everything from their favorite technologies to their job preferences. This year, they covered a few new topics including artificial intelligence.
As Squarespace grew, they were confronted with more and more users throughout the company that needed to access data from their Postgres databases. They decided to create pgbedrock, a tool to manage roles, schema existence and ownership, and object privileges.
Michael W. Kearney implemented an R package for classifying Twitter accounts as bot or not. The Github page says "the default model is 93.53% accurate when classifying bots and 95.32% accurate when classifying non-bots."
OpenAI is releasing a batch of seven unsolved problems which have come up in the course of their research. They expect these problems to be a fun and meaningful way for new people to enter the field, as well as for practitioners to hone their skills (it’s also a great way to get a job at OpenAI).
Claus O. Wilke is publishing an online preview of his upcoming book “Fundamentals of Data Visualization”. It's very accessible and well written.