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Potentially Interesting Links 1-SEP-2017

Personally Curated for Brian

Recognize this?

Recognize this?

It seems they have "lake View" for Lake Jocassee!

google.com
A Machine Learning Blog

A Machine Learning Blog

Has relatively in depth treatment of lots of different probabailstic problems, with lots of code and graphs

machinegurning.com
Introducing The Team That Will Pull Off The Biggest Heist Of All Time

Introducing The Team That Will Pull Off The Biggest Heist Of All Time

If these two crazy guys are going to rob all seven of Featherstone's joints at once, they're going to need some killer accomplices. A whole bunch of 'em. Seriously though, they have a really big team.

digg.com
So you’re thinking of starting a company

So you’re thinking of starting a company

and you’ve asked me for advice ...

hackernoon.com
A new t-shirt sewing robot can make as many shirts per hour as 17 factory workers

A new t-shirt sewing robot can make as many shirts per hour as 17 factory workers

The technology took years to develop, and now a Chinese firm is using it in a massive new US factory that will churn out 1.2 million t-shirts per year. (Also has a great company name)

qz.com
The Tater Tot Is American Ingenuity at Its Finest

The Tater Tot Is American Ingenuity at Its Finest

The genius move that turned potato scraps into a frozen-food empire. The Eater site also has lots of interesting food related stuff.

eater.com
The Mercury Protocol: The Future of Communication Platforms Built on the Ethereum Blockcha

The Mercury Protocol: The Future of Communication Platforms Built on the Ethereum Blockcha

Today we are pleased to announce the Mercury Protocol, a way to distribute messages and social media content on a blockchain.

medium.com
Mark Cuban backs company developing a blockchain-based messaging platform

Mark Cuban backs company developing a blockchain-based messaging platform

Mark Cuban backs company developing a blockchain-based messaging platform - SiliconANGLE

siliconangle.com
HyperNEAT User's Page

HyperNEAT User's Page

This page is for those seeking information on the use and implementation of the HyperNEAT neuroevolution method, an extension of the NEAT method.

eplex.cs.ucf.edu
The NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies (NEAT) Users Page

The NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies (NEAT) Users Page

NEAT stands for NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies. It is a method for evolving artificial neural networks with a genetic algorithm.

cs.ucf.edu
Deep Learning is not the AI future

Deep Learning is not the AI future

While Deep Learning had many impressive successes, it is only a small part of Machine Learning, which is a small part of AI. We argue that future AI should explore other ways beyond DL.

kdnuggets.com
Brain-altering magnetic pulses could zap cocaine addiction

Brain-altering magnetic pulses could zap cocaine addiction

Clinical trials are testing whether transcranial magnetic stimulation can loosen the grip of this deadly drug

sciencemag.org
The petrol-station guidebook that changed gastronomy

The petrol-station guidebook that changed gastronomy

How a tyre-maker's marketing gimmick wrote the book on restaurant ratings.

bbc.com
What the Controlled Chaos of Burning Man Reveals About Cities

What the Controlled Chaos of Burning Man Reveals About Cities

And what the temporary Black Rock City settlement has to learn.

wired.com
You Can Rent a Dad in Japan

You Can Rent a Dad in Japan

In case you ever need a new one ...
Actually, it is kind of a sad article, but an interesting insight into Japanese culture.

bloomberg.com
Here's the Advice I Give All of Our First Time Founders

Here's the Advice I Give All of Our First Time Founders

According to First Round Partner Rob Hayes, there are only three things new founders need to focus on to succeed.

firstround.com
How the NSA identified SatoshiNakamoto

How the NSA identified SatoshiNakamoto

The ‘creator’ of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is the world’s most elusive billionaire. Very few people outside of the Department of Homeland Security know Satoshi’s real name ...

medium.com
Facebook Hired Me At 18. But My Story Isn’t As Perfect As It Sounds.

Facebook Hired Me At 18. But My Story Isn’t As Perfect As It Sounds.

I have the opportunity to share the imperfect story. To share what it's like to succeed in a world where everything is falling down around you.

mtv.com
Facebook's 21-Year-Old Wunderkind Leaves for Google

Facebook's 21-Year-Old Wunderkind Leaves for Google

Facebook Inc. hired Michael Sayman for an internship when he was 17 years old, and gave him a full-time engineering job at 18. Now, the wunderkind is leaving for Alphabet Inc.’s Google.

bloomberg.com
How Concrete Cemented Its Place in History

How Concrete Cemented Its Place in History

The Undercover Economist explains why this ancient building material came to dominate the world today—and why that could be a problem in the future.

citylab.com
What I Learned at Gerrymandering Summer Camp

What I Learned at Gerrymandering Summer Camp

Why math may—or may not—save US elections.

wired.com
Can ST Unseat NXP in iPhone NFC?

Can ST Unseat NXP in iPhone NFC?

Not necessarily interesting ... I just thought the (most likely intentional) overuse of acronyms was humorous.

eetimes.com
Startup Unveils Graph Processor at Hot Chips

Startup Unveils Graph Processor at Hot Chips

ThinCI (pronounced Think-Eye, violating naming principals), is presenting its new processor architecture ...

eetimes.com
Shark-detecting drones to patrol Australian beaches

Shark-detecting drones to patrol Australian beaches

Drones equipped with a shark detection system powered by artificial intelligence will start patrolling some Australian beaches from next month in a bid to improve safety.

reuters.com
Microsoft: FPGA Wins Versus Google TPUs For AI

Microsoft: FPGA Wins Versus Google TPUs For AI

Another overview of the Microsoft hardware/software announcement. I wonder if Case could collaborate on something with them, since you are already doing the HoloLens. Article says that MS is faster than Google.

forbes.com
Drilling Into Microsoft's BrainWave Soft Deep Learning Chip

Drilling Into Microsoft's BrainWave Soft Deep Learning Chip

A much more detailed look into the BrainWave low level operations and data format, including a new 8or 9 bit floating point format that works well for neural networks while conserving resources.

nextplatform.com
Microsoft unveils Project Brainwave for real-time AI - Microsoft Research

Microsoft unveils Project Brainwave for real-time AI - Microsoft Research

By Doug Burger, Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft Today at Hot Chips 2017, our cross-Microsoft team unveiled a new deep learning acceleration platform, codenamed Project Brainwave.

microsoft.com
Can your work on GitHub actually make your resume worse? - Quora

Can your work on GitHub actually make your resume worse? - Quora

Some interesting answers

quora.com
Which is the highest paid technology in software industry? - Quora

Which is the highest paid technology in software industry? - Quora

Some interesting answers

quora.com
Ethereum's Biggest Hacking Problem Is Human Greed

Ethereum's Biggest Hacking Problem Is Human Greed

The "world computer" has a people problem.

motherboard.vice.com
How Does Intel Achieve the 40% Gain in Its Gen 8 Core Processors?

How Does Intel Achieve the 40% Gain in Its Gen 8 Core Processors?

Intel’s latest Core processors deliver a 40% gain in performance, but are the CPU cores really faster?

electronicdesign.com
Clever Street Art Brings A Town's Shadows To Life

Clever Street Art Brings A Town's Shadows To Life

Next time you're in Redwood City, California make sure you take a second to look down.

digg.com
This Breakthrough Tool Detects Racism And Sexism In Software

This Breakthrough Tool Detects Racism And Sexism In Software

Scientists are learning how to sniff out biased algorithms using clever code–and now anyone can use their methods.

fastcodesign.com