Pentagon seeks to cement career paths of software acquisition experts

Much of the Pentagon’s latest combat concepts rely on acquiring and integrating new technologies into military services, especially software capabilities like artificial intelligence and machine learning, but officials say these efforts could be difficult without an equally tech-savvy acquisition workforce. Over the past year, the Department of Defense has piloted “Career Planning for Digital Acquisition,”…

Apple releases Swift 5.5 with async keyword • The Register

Apple released version 5.5 of the Swift programming language, described as a “massive release”, comprising async / wait keywords, package collections, and improved Objective-C interoperability. The most anticipated new features in Swift 5.5 are concurrency. One of the problems with Swift’s earlier approach to concurrency was that when multiple asynchronous operations were written by a…

The best Java bootcamps | ZDNet

Despite a shortage of technological skills in the job market, computer science graduates often struggle to find employment. Most computer science degree programs focus on low-level programming and other outdated skills, rather than the skills employers are looking for. Businesses want employees familiar with cloud computing, big data, machine learning, and Java web development. Coding…

Lake Metroparks Glen Penitentiary showcases snakes, turtles and more at September 19 event – News-Herald

The snakes spent four hours in the spotlight at an event in Kirtland on September 19. Lake Metroparks Penitentiary Glen sponsored Snakes, Turtles and More from noon to 4 p.m. People who visited the Penitentiary Glen Nature Center during this time had the chance to learn about snakes, reptiles and amphibians. “It’s about recognizing the…