Projects of the Week, October 9, 2017

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of Maxima — GPL CAS based on DOE-MACSYMA Maxima is a computer algebra system comparable to commercial systems like Mathematica and Maple. It emphasizes symbolic mathematical computation: algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and much more. For example, …

Most Americans would favor policies to limit job and wage losses caused by automation

Americans are apprehensive about a future in which machines take on more of the work currently done by humans, and most are supportive of policies aimed at cushioning the economic impact of widespread automation, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.