Education

Space

How to Nuke a Dangerous Asteroid as a Last Resort

In this video, Anton talks about a new simulation showing that we could use nuclear weapons to protect the planet from certain types of dangerous asteroids Links: https://www.llnl.gov/news/late-time-small-body-disruptions-can-protect-earth https://wci.llnl.gov/simulation/computer-codes/spheral https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576521003921 https://dart.jhuapl.edu/

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Mathematics

Jo Boaler on How to Learn Math | Lex Fridman Podcast #226

Given the increasing importance of mathematics in the world, it may be as crucial to success as literacy. Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford and the co-founder of youcubed. In this video, she sits down with Lex Fridman to talk about learning math. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 0:23 – What is […]

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Python

Iterators, Iterables, and Itertools in Python

For-loops in Python do a lot of work for you. By learning how iteration works, you will be able to add iteration to your own classes and create custom iterable objects. Python also gives you an “itertools” module which contains a lot of convenience functions to save you time and streamline your code.

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Science

Beyond the Atom: Remodelling Particle Physics

Here’s a great overview of subatomic physics for your Thursday science fix. Everything in the universe is made up of just a few different types of subatomic particles. Learn more about these particles and how physicists have built their knowledge of them – including the discovery of the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider […]

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Covid Pandemic Power Apps

Using the Power Platform to track COVID-19 in Public Schools

In this episode of Less Code More Power, join Dona and Sarah who talk with Megan McCarthy, a Epidemiology Program Manager at Florida’s Department of Health in Sumter County.

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Deep Learning

Convolutions in Deep Learning – Interactive Demo App

deeplizard explains the importance of convolutions in deep learning. In deep learning, convolution operations are the key components used in convolutional neural networks. A convolution operation maps an input to an output using a filter and a sliding window. Use the interactive demonstration below to gain a better understanding of this process. 

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