Elon Musk recently reiterated his warnings about the dangers faced by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Speaking at the South by South West (SXSW) festival in Austin Texas, he reaffirmed his belief that the only way humanity can possibly survive is by making the bold move of colonising Mars. He explained that this was due to the impending danger of the next world war, believing that the consequent destruction would not be resulting from nuclear weapons, but AI.
According to the TIOBE index, C has grown the most in popularity, proving that sometimes the old ones are the best. The TIOBE index, not to be taken as gospel, reflect changes in the current interest in languages. According to the index, the C language gained 1.69% in 2017 and has remained in 2nd place behind Java, but above runners-up Python (1.21% growth) and Erlang (0.98%).
Over the course of 2017, the Reperio team actively raised £1,000 for our team member John James Baird. JJ has taken up the challenge to run in the London Marathon in April and donate all fundraising to CLIC Sargent. It hasn’t been an easy run (excuse the pun) for John James over the last few years. We will let him tell you his story (warning, if you are squeamish, stop here).