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Meet Süss: A math widget after your heart

Like many geometric figures, a heart can be captured in all its curvaceous glory by a single algebraic equation. The equation for a sphere looks simple enough: x²+y²+z²=1. A heart is something more complex: (x²+((1+b)y)²+z²-1)³-x²z³-ay²z³=0 Süss — German for “sweet” — is an interactive widget that allows you to tweak the algebra and customise the heart to your souls’

Should your company be open to open sourcing its software?

Developing software can be a long, expensive process for a company, yet there are many advantages to open sourcing, which may seem counterintuitive at first. For Salesforce, sharing means a lot more than caring. In fact, last year, Salesforce announced that it was open sourcing the machine learning technology behind its Einstein AI platform. “Three years ago when we set