Friday Five@5

Pete Argent is passionate about programming and the problems it can solve. He believes that once a person knows how to code they can build any app that can change the world.

The Friday Five@5 is your weekly dose of the latest in digital news from around the world.

 

Meet the man who wants to teach the world to code

Gizmodo

Pete Argent is passionate about programming and the problems it can solve. He believes that once a person knows how to code they can build any app that can change the world. Read more

 

AI expert says Russia on verge of a ‘major breakthrough’

Digital Trends​

At an artificial intelligence conference in New York City last week, Professor Alexi Samsonovich told “We are on the verge of a major breakthrough” in AI. Read more

 

24 tech experts weigh in on what a ‘decentralized web’ means

TechCrunch​

There isn’t a really clear definition of what the term means — and really, considering its nature, it would be surprising if there were. Read more

 

DIRTT seeking to break into construction industry

The Next Web​

DIRTT Environmental Solutions is a company that uses proprietary software to streamline interior design and office space projects. Read more

 

With Yahoo acquisition, Verizon hopes to grow its new media empire

Fast Company​

Verizon EVP Marni Walden explains why Verizon just paid $4.8 billion for Yahoo. One big reason? Yahoo's 600 million monthly mobile users. Read more

 

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About the author

Laura Perrot

I'm a highly motivated and passionate student and I enjoy taking on new challenges. With an intensive international living experience, I am always interested in learning. I love photography, music, cinema, fashion and technology.