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…

Programming language: Swift 5.5 overthrows language competition

Apple Swift’s open source programming language was released in version 5.5 and brings many innovations for concurrent programming. In addition to the async / wait model, the release offers structured concurrency, asynchronous sequences, and the actor model. Parallel without blocking Version 5.4, released five months ago, already had the first preparations for the new competition…

VSU innovates on the NPHC Plaza

September 21, 202121-83 Jessica popeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator Construction is underway on Valdosta State University’s NPHC plaza, a visual tribute to Blazer Nation’s commitment to educating about diversity, improving equity, and embracing inclusiveness. Campus and community representatives gathered on Saturday for a groundbreaking ceremony. VALDOSTA – Construction is underway on Valdosta State University’s NPHC…

Creating New Digital Spaces With Fall After-School Coding Camps – Lindsay Advocate

By Lindsay Advocate September 21, 2021 Participants aged 9 to 12 can participate in Minecraft Education Edition to learn more about the world around us. Pinnguaq’s Kawartha Lakes Makerspace will be filled with aspiring game coders and designers in person and online this fall as they launch four after-school workshops starting in October. These free…