Python Lives: Why This Old School Language Keeps Getting More Popular – DZone Big Data

“Simple is better than complex”. One of the Zen rules of Python. A language that gets things done is part of the reason it continues to grow. And it’s not owned by any one company is a plus as well.

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Report: Amazon and startup Xealth working on program to deliver medical supplies to patients

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Logos courtesy of the respective companies. Graphic by Herbie D.

The news primarily happened last month…

The attached article referring to a CNBC report goes into some detail about how this deal is structured and from Amazon’s viewpoint, allows for better integration with their recently announced Pillpack acquisition to achieve their pharmacy dominance footprint, leaving CVS/Aetna, Walgreens, Walmart, and others in their wake. It is only a matter of time before Amazon formally acquires Xealth because most of the pieces would be in place to make a multi-Billion dollar business bet that Amazon is noted for. Plus there are natural ties to Amazon through their partnerships.

Amazon and Seattle startup Xealth are working on a pilot program that will let doctors ‘prescribe’ items for delivery to patients’ homes, CNBC reports. The report comes just weeks after Amazon…

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Why Microsoft must bring sign language recognition to Windows and Cortana

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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. Picture credit: Windows Central.

Thank you @JLTechword for pointing this out to the broader audience. Also for bringing an example on a competing/cooperative platform that proves it can be done.

Why Microsoft must bring sign language recognition to Windows and Cortana