Applause Partners with Non-Profit for COVID-19 Contact-Tracing App

By Dan Cagen

Contact tracing is one of the strongest methods to identify and eliminate the spread of COVID-19. PathCheck Foundation is committed to making contact tracing available to more communities, which will help individuals understand their risk for COVID-19 exposure. Founded at MIT, PathCheck Foundation is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers dedicated to combating the coronavirus.

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The Limits of Regression Test Automation

By Drugeot

Test automation has now become an essential part of software development. However, if they go too far, engineering teams can waste time on maintaining old tests instead of focusing on new projects. Regression Testing is a full or partial selection of already executed test cases which are re-executed to ensure existing functionalities work fine.

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New tool developed to test reliability of AI algorithms

By Mingxi Cheng

Now, a new tool developed by USC Viterbi Engineering researchers generates automatic indicators if data and predictions generated by AI algorithms are trustworthy. Their research paper, "There Is Hope After All: Quantifying Opinion and Trustworthiness in Neural Networks" by Mingxi Cheng, Shahin Nazarian and Paul Bogdan of the USC Cyber Physical Systems Group, was featured in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence.

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Continuous Testing in an Agile and DevOps world

By Drugeot

With the increase in the quality of software application and hardware platforms, new digital transformations are happening, creating a competitive advantage for organizations. Indeed, with both Agile and DevOps being integrated into businesses to stay up to speed, continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), and continuous testing (CT) have become the key elements in driving quality digital transformations.

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