Aatos Heikkinen

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Elevators

21 games will support Nvidia's real-time ray tracing, here are demos of Tomb Raider and Control

Nvidia today announced a new generation of GeForce RTX graphics cards, and as widely expected, the GPU maker spent considerable time talking about …

Why Automated Feature Engineering Will Change the Way You Do Machine Learning

<b>By William Koehrsen, Feature Labs</b><p>There are few certainties in data science — libraries, tools, and algorithms constantly change as better methods are …

Machine Learning

Vim in 3 minutes

<i>This article was inspired in Paul Gorman’s</i> <i>article with a very similar name (vim in 5 minutes)</i><i>.</i><p><b>What is Vim?</b><p>Vim is a text editor.<p><b>How do I get …

Linux

Top 10 Literary Cities

If your idea of vacation includes checking out local bookshops and exploring writer hangouts, this list is for you.<p><i>From the September 2011 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>magazine</i><p><b>Edinburgh, Scotland</b><br>It’s practically mandatory that visitors to Edinburgh travel by the book. The atmospheric …

The Flâneur in Fiction: Great Books About Wandering the City

Earlier this week, in a piece I wrote about Jean Rhys at the <i>Paris Review</i>, I imagined walking with the author through Cambridge, London, Paris, and …

10 Great Novels Every Urbanist Should Read

Read all the reports you want. Catch up on headlines. Notch the classics in the literature of cities — Jane Jacobs, Thomas J. Sugrue and all the rest.<p>…

Books

The 10 best city novels

Photograph: Mark Seliger/AP<p>Tom Wolfe.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/13/1431531933027/0352dc71-4ecc-407c-9fa3-611eb5c1da64-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mark Seliger/AP<p>Tom …

Tom Wolfe

111 Best Works of Metafiction | Ronald B. Richardson

What is fiction and why does it matter? Metafiction addresses these questions. Metafiction is fiction about fiction, or fiction that is somehow …

Literature

Johns Hopkins researchers use deep learning to combat pancreatic cancer

Only 7 percent of patients live five years after diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, the lowest rate for any cancer, according to the American Cancer …

Cancer

A hilarious new memoir reveals the absurd business of selling books today

Wigtown is a coastal “book town” in Scotland that features an Airbnb rental where bibliophiles can spend their vacation living out the romantic fantasy of running a bookstore. And indeed, according to Shaun Bythell, a year-round bookseller in the same town, it’s deeply romantic work: The evocative …

Books

AI Think I Can: Why GPUs Could Be the Engine Leading Us to Autonomous Trains

Self-driving cars and trucks are the talk of the town, but trains could be first out of the station as a fully autonomous form of …

Trains

“Unorthodox” AI Helps Identify Best Cancer Treatments

The self-learning model identifies drug regimens that shrink tumors while minimizing side effectsAlphaGo became the first household AI name by …

Machine Learning

Schön scandal

The <b>Schön scandal</b> concerns German physicist <b>Jan Hendrik Schön</b> (born August 1970 in Verden an der Aller, Lower Saxony, Germany) who briefly rose to …

Training a Neural Network to Think Like a Barnstorming Pilot

The Wolfram Edge<p>Native Wolfram Language coding on Raspberry Pi for a portable, standalone module<br>• Highly automated machine learning for fast, easy …

Machine Learning

Blippar unveils indoor visual positioning system to anchor AR

Employing machine vision to recognize mapped objects, the company says it can determine which way a user is looking and can calculate positioning …

Augmented Reality

How Drivers and Autonomous Trucks Could Work Together to Move Freight

The advent of automated driving technology is poised to transform the trucking industry in the years and decades to come, but it is clear that …

Trucking

How to install OpenCV 4 on Ubuntu

In this tutorial you will learn how to install OpenCV 4 on your Ubuntu system.OpenCV 4 has not been officially released yet; however, a release is …

Python Programming

Bayesian Statistics for Data Science

Bayesian Statistics for Data Science<i>This is the 5th post of blog post series ‘</i><i>Probability & Statistics for Data Science</i><i>’, this post covers these</i> …

Buzzword Busting

<b>Internet of Things</b><p>Describes the way many different items and objects can be connected to each other via the internet. For example, your car could use …

Artificial Intelligence

The fontawesome package

The <b>fontawesome</b> package makes it very easy to insert <b>FontAwesome</b> icons within R Markdown documents and Shiny apps.<p>Example<p>The fa() function can be used …

Web Development

Large-Scale Study of Curiosity-Driven Learning

Reinforcement learning algorithms rely on carefully engineering environment rewards that are extrinsic to the agent. However, annotating each …

Machine Learning

Survival Analysis With Generalized Models: Part II (time discretization, hazard rate integration and calculation of hazard ratios)

In the second part of the series we will consider the time discretization that makes the Poisson GAM approach to survival analysis possible.<p>Consider …

Data Science

Getting a Window into your Black Box Model

Code<p>This notebook shows how its possible to understand parts of a complex black box model. Black box models built from decision trees or neural …

Blackbox

Understanding lime

How lime explains stuff<p>Behind the workings of lime lies the (big) assumption that every complex model is linear on a local scale. While this is not …

Data Science

The AI detectives

As neural nets push into science, researchers probe back<p>Jason Yosinski sits in a small glass box at Uber's San Francisco, California, headquarters, …

Deep Learning

TensorFlow for R: Predicting Sunspot Frequency with Keras

Forecasting sunspots with deep learning<p>In this post we will examine making time series predictions using the sunspots dataset that ships with base R. …

Deep Learning

An Introduction to t-SNE with Python Example

<b>Introduction</b><p>I’ve always had a passion for learning and consider myself a lifelong learner. Being at SAS, as a data scientist, allows me to learn and …

Data Science

Emacs for your modern document needs: A quick guide to working with PDF, LibreOffice and Microsoft Office files

You can view DVI 1, PostScript 1, PDF 1, OpenDocument 1, 2, Microsoft Office 1, and Djvu 1 files in Emacs. But first, you must install a bunch of …