[009.1] Google I/O takes over, Kotlin becomes first-class, and data behind the repetitiveness of top songs

Google I/O takes over, Kotlin becomes a first-class language on Andriod, and data behind the repetitiveness of top songs

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Google I/O takes over, Kotlin becomes first-class, and data behind the repetitiveness of top songs [05.19.2017]

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Google I/O conference was this week. Google announced a standalone version of the Daydream View VR headset, Android O beta, and a ton of other stuff including a super sweet AI chip. Take a glance at the schedule or scroll through TechCrunch’s coverage of the conference.

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Colin Morris used Lempel-Ziv algorithm, to analyze the repetitiveness of the top 100 hot songs between 1958-2017. The most repetitive song was ‘Around The World’ by Daft Punk. Take a look at the rest of the data found on ThePudding blog.

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Kotlin is now officially a first-class language for Android. Google made the announcement this week at Google I/O. Android Studio 3.0 will include support for Kotlin. Read more about Kotlin on Android, read the VentureBeat article, or watch the round of applause after the announcement.

Heroku CI is now generally available. It’s a fast, low-setup CI that is integrated with Heroku Pipelines. Features include increased power, speed, and flexibility. Heroku says it is cost-effective and enterprise-ready. Read more about the update on Heroku’s blog.

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There is a ton more stuff on Google I/O. Google is making a crazy job search engine and wants everyone to have access to AI. Also, Chrome is coming to VR. Don’t forget the LCD Soundsystem concert that was streamed live Thursday night. Go see what you missed! Day 1, Day 2, Day 3.

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