Day: September 12, 2020

AI Platforms for Interactive Storytellers: New and Improved Tools
TensorFlow

AI Platforms for Interactive Storytellers: New and Improved Tools

Here is a great roundup of AI tools for interactive storytellers and developers. Luckily, wonderful people are thinking creatively about how we can bring everyone into the process of working with complex technologies. It is our responsibility towards one another. I hope this piece will encourage more people to join the conversation and diversify the […]

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Microsoft Mobile

Surface Duo Teardown

iFixit breaks down the new Surface Duo – literally. We first found out about Microsoft’s interest in building a dual-screen foldable device way back in 2009, when they revealed their Microsoft Courier concept device. Almost 10 years later, that dual-screen foldable is a reality. The Microsoft Surface Duo has Dual AMOLED screens and a 360 […]

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Python

Laziness in Python

Computerphile explains why laziness may be a virtue (in programming). Professor Thorsten Altenkirch on how you can use the ‘yield’ to compute certain things “on demand”

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Azure IoT Security

Changes are Coming to Azure IoT TLS

There are changes coming to the Azure IoT TLS certificates that may require updates to your IoT device firmware. In this episode of the IoT show, learn the basics of TLS, the current Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for Azure IoT generally, and IoT Hub and DPS specifically before detailing upcoming immediate changes to this PKI, […]

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Microsoft open sources TensorFlow-DirectML
TensorFlow

Microsoft open sources TensorFlow-DirectML

Microsoft has announced it is open sourcing its extension of TensorFlow for Windows. The source code for TensorFlow-DirectML is now available on GitHub. “TensorFlow-DirectML broadens the reach of TensorFlow beyond its traditional Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) support, by enabling high-performance training and inferencing of machine learning models on any Windows devices with a DirectX 12-capable […]

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Why GPUs are more suited for Deep Learning?
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Why GPUs are more suited for Deep Learning?

GPUs were first developed and marketed to gamers. In the last half decade or so, GPUs have proven themselves quite useful in deep learning applications. Why is that? In the term ‘Graphics Processing Unit’, ‘Graphics’ refers to rendering an image at specified coordinates on a 2d or 3d space. A viewport or viewpoint is a […]

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Quantum Computing Science

Bell’s Theorem: The Quantum Venn Diagram Paradox

This video is about Bell’s Theorem, one of the most fascinating results in 20th century physics. Even though Albert Einstein (together with collaborators in the EPR Paradox paper) wanted to show that quantum mechanics must be incomplete because it was nonlocal (he didn’t like “spooky action at a distance”), John Bell managed to prove that […]

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Developer Javasscript

10 JavaScript Projects in 10 Hours

Florin Pop challenged himself to create 10 Projects in 10 Hours using Vanilla JavaScript, CSS and HTML. The session was recorded in a Live Stream on Twitch (https://twitch.com/florinpop17).   Video index: 0:00:00 – Intro 0:01:12 – Countdown Timer 0:32:15 – Quiz App 1:23:20 – Recipe App 3:19:57 – Notes App 4:10:35 – ToDo App 4:46:14 – […]

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AI Interesting

Neuromorphic Computing

Computerphile presents Memristors, Artificial Synapses & Neomorphic Computing. Dr Phil Moriarty on the limitations of the Von Neumann architecture and what could be next.   Related Links: Phil’s blog post: https://muircheartblog.wpcomstaging.com/2020/09/10/i-remember-now   Von Neumann Architecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml3-kVYLNr8  

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Covid Pandemic Data Driven Podcasts

This, Too, Shall Pass

This episode is entitled “This, Too, Shall Pass” and, in it, we reflect on the state of the world dealing with a pandemic. (Bonus points to you if you catch the Hunter Thompson reference in the intro)

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