Day: April 6, 2020


Daily inspiration with Earl Nightingale & JLD

These are stressful times, so here’s a little bit of inspiration with John Lee Dumas.

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Design Interesting

Deconstructing the 8-bit Arcade Font

Last week, I explained to my son how 8-bit graphics worked. I can’t tell you how many sheets of graph paper I went through designing sprites back in the day. Although it was possible, I never made my own on Font on the Commodore 64. In his book Arcade Game Typography, type designer Toshi Omagari […]

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AI Reinforcement Learning

David Silver on AlphaGo, AlphaZero, and Deep Reinforcement Learning

Lex Fridman interviews David Silver for the Artificial Intelligence podcast.. David Silver leads the reinforcement learning research group at DeepMind and was lead researcher on AlphaGo, AlphaZero and co-lead on AlphaStar, and MuZero and lot of important work in reinforcement learning. Time Index: 0:00 – Introduction 4:09 – First program 11:11 – AlphaGo 21:42 – […]

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MIDAS: A New Approach with Real-Time Streaming Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Graphs
Machine Learning TensorFlow

MIDAS: A New Approach with Real-Time Streaming Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Graphs

While most of the Machine learning articles focus on headline-grabbing topics like self-driving cars, GAN, and Image recognition, there are some other important areas that AI researchers and data scientists are working on. This includes researches to solve anomaly detection, which helps in network security to preventing financial fraud protecting businesses, individuals, and online communities. […]

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Exploring chemical space: Can AI take us where no human has gone before?

Exploring Chemical Space: Can AI take us where no human has gone before?

Outer space isn’t the only frontier curious humans are investigating. Chemical space is the conceptual territory inhabited by all possible compounds. It’s where scientists have found every known medicine and material, and it’s where we’ll find the next treatment for cancer and the next light-absorbing substance for solar cells. But searching chemical space is far […]

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Robotics Video Production

Camera Robots

Marques Brownlee explores the use of robotics in camera control

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Azure SQL Server

Intro to PowerShell notebooks for Azure SQL

In this video, Anna Hoffman and Jeroen ter Heerdt discuss and show PowerShell notebooks and Azure SQL inside Azure Data Studio. Learn how you can leverage PowerShell notebooks and other CLI tools in them to manage your Azure SQL Databases and Managed Instances. Time index: [00:00] Intro [00:32] Notebooks in Azure Data Studio [01:20] PowerShell […]

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Current Events

How is Coronavirus Transmitted and Do Masks Work?

On my last flight to and from Seattle, I wore a mask on the plane. This was early February and I was only one out of three people on the flight in a mask. Fast forward a couple of months and that’s changed. I see people in masks everywhere. But the question remains: are they […]

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Scaling Pandas with Apache Spark + Koalas for ML

Databricks recently held a webinar on how they worked with Virgin Hyperloop One engineers. They discuss the goals, implementation, and outcome of moving from Pandas code to Koalas code and using MLflow. Lots of code, notebooks, demos, etc. Come hear Patryk Oleniuk, Software Engineer at Virgin Hyperloop (VHO) discuss how VHO has dramatically reduced processing […]

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