World Quality Report 2018-19

Brad Little of Capgemini and Raffi Margaliot of Micro Focus present in-depth survey results of 1,700 executives across 32 countries around key trends in IT, AI, test automation, the QA organization, test data management, efficiency in QA management, and much more.

Jonathan Lipps of Cloud Grey recognizes that the world of testing is rapidly changing in his video presentation and digs into the evolving landscape of testing tools and methodologies in Appium: The Next Generation.

Jeffrey Dean, Ed H. Chi, Neoklis Polyzotis, and Alex Beutel of Google and Tim Kraska of MIT released a technical paper that describes how AI might not just be able to replace some work humans do, but also replace core data storage technologies (think SQL), and adapt to individual application requirements in The Case for Learned Index Structures.

Joyce Xu, formerly of DeepMind, gives an overview of the algorithmic approaches to mitigating bias, which she hopes can be useful for the individual practitioner who wants to take action in Algorithmic Solutions to Algorithmic Bias: A Technical Guide.

Deloitte’s Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Group expands on their analysis of current and future trends in 5G, AI in telecommunications, quantum computing and other industry sectors in Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Predictions 2019.

Sarah Kessler of Quartz compares the list of 270 jobs in the U.S. 1950 Census to jobs that have been completely eliminated by automation in Over The Last 60 Years, Automation Has Totally Eliminated Just One US Occupation.

Deng Li of Huawei Central provides a timeline of news coverage speculating that Huawei has developed its own operating systems for smartphones and computers in case the company can’t use Android or Windows systems following tensions between Huawei and the US government in Hongmeng/ARK OS: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Huawei’s Operating System.

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