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
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’
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
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
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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