Tech startups looking to make it big need to catch the eye of the nerdy consumers, and apparently the best way to do that is through good technical documentation. Clean and easy-to-read documentation is important across all levels of skill. Those without much technical knowledge will appreciate a well-written “getting started” guide, while those looking to use a product in-depth will praise a great writeup of the nitty gritty details.
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An artificial intelligence model built by Ishanu Chattopadhyay and his colleagues analysed crime data in Chicago from 2014 to 2016 and managed to predict future levels of crime down to the nearest 300 metres, a week before they actually happened. While extremely useful, this artificial intelligence has been shown to expose racial prejudice in law enforcement. Hopefully, as the study’s data and methodology have been made available for others to evaluate, these prejudices can be avoided in the next iteration. Read full article here