Javascript Is Taking Over The Entire Programming Ecosystem

Javascript is increasingly being used not just for clientside programming and serverside programming with Node.js, but for the creation of traditional desktop applications. This is being facilitated by the creation of the Electron development platform, which is what Slack used to create their desktop application and what Brendan Eich used to create Brave.

http://www.wired.com/2016/05/javascript-conquered-web-now-taking-desktop/?mbid=social_fb

Automation Is Coming To The Professions

Services like IBM’s Ross can allow lawyers to automate the gruntwork of searching through the entire corpus of law for the information relevant to their particular cases.

http://futurism.com/artificially-intelligent-lawyer-ross-hired-first-official-law-firm/

Apple Music Deletes All Music Files From Users’ Computers

Be careful if you sign up for Apple Music. Apparently, Apple believes that signing up for the service gives them the right to delete all the music files from your computer, even ones that are songs you personally created.

https://blog.vellumatlanta.com/2016/05/04/apple-stole-my-music-no-seriously/