By Swathi Dharshna

[Startup Digest Developer - Issue #3] OpenAI Codex, Super Tech Summer Olympics, Cloud 100





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Hello Everybody!
Covid-delayed 2020 Summer Olympics has come to an end last week while making this Olympics one of the most high-tech sporting events to date — from Intel’s 3D athlete tracking technology to Nike’s Vaporfly 4% running shoes that reduces the energetic cost of running by four per cent compared to other marathon shoes; also machine learning algorithms to letting coaches look at the analytics to help drive decision-making related training sessions for an athlete.

Headlines This Week —
                                    Creating a Space Game with OpenAI Codex
Creating a Space Game with OpenAI Codex
  • The Biggest News of the Week has to be OpenAI Codex, an AI system that translates natural language to code that has been released through its API from private beta. It has much of the natural language understanding of GPT-3, but it produces working code—meaning you can issue commands in English to any piece of software with an API. Codex powers GitHub Copilot, which we built and launched in partnership with GitHub a month ago. [Join the waitlist here] [Read more].
  • China Tech Crackdown — Leaders of top tech companies (including ByteDance, Didi and Tencent) were summoned before regulators reviewing the companies on national security grounds, and are now levying various penalties against them | Read
  • Salesforce Ventures has partnered with Forbes and Bessemer Venture Partners to present Forbes Cloud 100, while enterprise companies like Stripe, Databricks, HashiCorp take top spots.
  • 21 developers transforming Silicon Valley: these are the people shaking up the tech industry and redefining what it means to be a programmer | Read
  • The quantum computing market is projected to reach $64.98 billion by 2030, and how it could transform the future? | Read
Editor's Pick —
                                                                                                                  Dwarf Fortress / Stream
Dwarf Fortress / Stream
For Beginners—
Events around the world —
[Call for Papers] ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS) Special Issue on Languages, Compilers, Tools, and Theory of Embedded Systems. The deadline is Oct. 15, 2021. For instructions:
[Hackathon] Automation Anywhere Bot Games - is the RPA developer bot-building contest that helps organizations go be great by building AI-powered, intelligent automation. Deadline: Aug 31, 2021, register here.
[Cohort] New engineering programs like Scaling Product Delivery, Technical Strategy are being included into REFORGE Fall 2021, apply now.
[Virtual Event] eBPF Summit, targeted at DevOps, SecOps, platform architects, and developers. Event date: 18th August & 19th August 2021, register here.
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Thank you, and I’ll see you next week! :)
Techstars Startup Digest Developer is curated by:
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