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API World Is One Week Away!

API World is just around the corner; thankfully, tickets are still available to this amazing event.  Get your tickets now!  You don’t want to miss one of the many workshops, plus 2013’s largest API Hackathon.  Over 1200 developers have registered for the conference! API World is the first large-scale conference and expo with a goal of organizing the new API Economy.   The event’s mission is to be neutral and facilitate connections, knowledge, trust and business within the developer community of API providers and consumers.  If you’re a coder, a startup, or an enterprise that consumes or provides multiple APIs...

The data says you’re going to be a psychopath. Sorry.

23andMe introduced an API today to let the curious among us tap into their database: “Opening our API offers an immense opportunity for customers to do more with their DNA. While 23andMe has created a number of groundbreaking and innovative tools for our customer to explore their DNA, the API will open the door to the possibility of new web-based interactive tools to be developed by external groups.” (via TechCrunch) This is a gigantic step forward in opening up access for genetics research online. The beauty of machine learning (as discussed in a previous post) is that it’s agnostic...