Electric Production Car Series is an upcoming racing championship featuring the world’s first Tesla race car. The car used for the series is a Model S P100D that has been optimized for competing. Electric GT, the series’ owner, continues working and planning for the championship’s inaugural season.

Shenzhen may well be the most fascinating city in the world. It makes the majority of our electronics. It clones the best technology Silicon Valley has to offer with ease. And, lately, Shenzhen buzzes with new ideas and an unrivaled energy that ensure it will play a major role in shaping our collective futures.

Bloomberg takes a look at the unique role of data science in professional basketball.

From the description:

With her PhD in math, Ivana Seric had expected to wind up with a career in academia—but thanks to the growing use of statistical analysis in the NBA, she took a job with the Philadelphia 76ers instead. As a data scientist, she helps the team’s coaches devise smarter strategies to win.

Art has always reflected the zeitgeist of the times. AI is proving to be no exception. Here’s an interesting look at Holly Herndon’s recent work in this space.

Like so much art these days, Herndon’s work is a reflection of the times. Its nuanced synthesis of electronic manipulation and pop songcraft — including choral vocals from an international ensemble, digitized voice renderings from an AI baby she’s raising named Spawn, and her own voice that’s enhanced with vocoder — feels like a move to shift genre and conversation. To that end, PROTO‘s thoughtful, futuristic concept is very much in the vein of game-changing albums like Kanye West’s Yeezus.

Python has conquered the machine learning and AI world. Here’s an interesting article from Analytics India Magazine about why Python is on top.

According to the Stack Overflow Survey 2018, Python is the most wanted language for the second year in a row, which means it is the language that developers who do not yet use it most often say they want to learn. It is also claimed to be the fastest-growing major programming language. Developers and pioneers around the globe are implementing this language for machine learning projects.

Anita Ganti and Calvin Smith from Wipro, one of our IoT Elite partners, joined the IoT Show to share how they became early adopters of the Azure IoT platform and tools to offer solutions in Industrial manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, Farming, Healthcare, and more.