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Sunday, October 13, 2019
Timsort : the fastest sorting algorithm
Timsort — the fastest sorting algorithm you’ve never heard of
Timsort is actually built right into Python.
To use Timsort simply write:
Original source code: check it out
Timsort is offically implemented in C, not Python.
Kotlin vs. Dart
a nice comparison...
The nosey programmer’s guide to Kotlin and Dart - Snapp Mobile - Medium
In Dart you need to add a semicolon at the end of each expression.
Kotlin by convention is written without a semicolon.
Dart is strongly typed.
Kotlin is statically typed.
China to require facial ID for internet and mobile
China to require facial ID for internet and mobile services - Business Insider
"China's 854 million internet users will soon need to use facial identification in order to apply for new internet or mobile services.
The Chinese government
last month that telecommunications companies will need to scan users' faces in order to verify their identities before they can access new services.
The new rule will apply from December 1."
AI Weekly: In China, you can no longer buy a smartphone without a face scan | VentureBeat