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Machine Learning Crash Course From Google

We’ve been talking a lot about machine learning lately. People are using it for speech generation and recognition, computer vision, and even …

12 Frequently Asked Questions on Deep Learning (with their answers)!

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Show What You Know: The Shift To Competency

“GPAs are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless,” said Laszlo Bock, former head of HR at Google. “Google famously used to ask everyone for a transcript and GPAs and test scores, but we don’t anymore, unless you’re just a few years out of school. We found that they don’t …

Pedagogy

How to tell if you’re asking a stupid question

• Change every “Why,” Who” or “When” to either a “How” or “What.”<br>• Follow with the words “can I.”<br>• End the question with some action word such as “do” or “help.”

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

Teaching Reading Comprehension to Dyslexic Students

Components of Effective Reading Comprehension Skills<p>Reading comprehension is frequently very difficult for students with dyslexia. They are …

Researchers Studied Highly Gifted Kids for 45 Years—Here's What They Found

Intelligence matters, according to a massive longitudinal study that looked at gifted kids over the course of their lifetimes.<p>Researchers have been tracking the minds and careers of over 5,000 gifted kids for 45 years. And what they learned was in some ways anticipated, and in others, totally …

A Stanford neuroscientist is working to create wireless cyborg eyes for the blind

by Alexandra Ossola September 15, 2017 Health & Medicine 10369<p>Seeing The Light<p>For the nearly two million Americans who have degenerative eye …

With this fetish for tickbox targets, no wonder Britain is losing teachers | Tricia Bracher

A rigid and sterile culture is driving educators out of schools but ministers have closed their eyes to the crisis<p>The sociologist Helmut Schoeck described the “Spartan complex”, in which primitive man, envious of the apparently luxurious lot of his children, seeks to impose hardship upon the next …

How to get student buy-in for your class cell phone policy

Listen in on a coaching call I conducted with a graduate of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club. His name is Jim, and he’s entering his 4th year of …

AI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online Course

The founder of Google Brain and former head of Baidu’s AI efforts wants to train a giant new workforce to help make “AI the new electricity.”<p>Artificial intelligence could be as important to transforming the economy as electricity was 100 years ago. But for that to happen, the world will need a huge …

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

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Learning

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Google advances AI with ‘one model to learn them all’

Google quietly released an academic paper that could provide a blueprint for the future of machine learning. Called “One Model to Learn Them All,” it lays out a template for how to create a single machine learning model that can address multiple tasks well.<p>The MultiModel, as the Google researchers …

Machine Learning

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching: choose us, and together we’ll go far. But while in previous years this message has been directed at …

Google’s parental control software Family Link hits iOS

In March, Google introduced its own parental control software for parents of kids with Android devices called Family Link – but there was a bit of a catch. In order for the system to work, it required that both parent and child use Android. That has now changed, as the parents’ app for configuring …

3 Cool New Tech-Toys That Can Make Your Children Smarter

These new technology-enabled toys can help children hone skills in ways that more formal training mechanisms sometimes cannot.<p>With the holidays quickly approaching, many folks are looking to purchase toys and games that both entertain children and provide kids with an opportunity to learn. Earlier …

Why pushing creativity out of classrooms will stop children succeeding in the 21st century

Politicians and industry use buzzwords such as ‘creativity’, ‘collaboration’ and ‘imagination’. So why are we taking all the fun out of learning?<p>In an inner-city classroom on an ordinary day, something extraordinary is happening.<p>Ashley, a boy on the autism spectrum who has behavioural challenges, …

Creativity
Tutorials

If You Want Really Creative Kids Science Says Do This

When it comes to the state of creativity in the U.S., the news isn't good. But there's something we can do about that.<p>When it comes to the state of creativity in the U.S., the news isn't very good--and it's not getting any better.<p>On July 10, 2010, an article--"The Creativity Crisis in America," by …

Creativity

14 Unusual Habits of Highly Successful People

Everyone intends to be successful, but few people actually are. Here's how they do it.<p><i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

Google’s Cloud Machine Learning service is now in public beta

Google announced a number of updates to its cloud computing services at a small event in San Francisco this morning. These updates touch Google’s machine learning services, as well as its database and analytics services, and include an update to how it supports its users.<p>The company’s focus today, …

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

How to Become an Expert at Anything, According to Experts

Being an expert at something really pays off. Just how good are top performers compared to everybody else?<p>Research shows in high complexity jobs like …

Top 5 open source web servers

Open source powers much of the web. In this article, learn more about the five most popular open source web servers and how each can be used.

Web Servers

Javascript For WordPress Developers: Using AJAX

AJAX, or Asynchronous Javascript and XML, is used to communicate with server-side scripts and allows you to load content dynamically without having …

5 top Flexbox resources

Doing responsive web design has never been easier thanks to flexbox, or Flexible Box Layout. It's a powerful CSS module that gives web designers and …

An Interview With the Man Bringing the Bible to VR

Look no further than this photo of Mark Zuckerberg forcing hundreds of developers to wear Oculus Rift headsets for proof that virtual reality is an …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

Learning