Wesley Frederick

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There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

Myth #13: Icons enhance usability

Many researchers have shown that icons are hard to memorize and are often highly inefficient. The Microsoft Outlook toolbar is a good example: the …

UX Design

UX Tools for User Research and User Testing – UX Collective

How do you handle remote user testing sessions? What are some of the tools you use for recording the user’s interaction with your product?<p>The list …

UX Design

Icons As Part Of A Great User Experience

Icons are an essential part of many user interfaces, visually expressing objects, actions and ideas. When done correctly, they communicate the core …

UI Design

Design Better Forms – UX Collective

Common mistakes designers make and how to fix them<p>Whether it is a signup flow, a multi-view stepper, or a monotonous data entry interface, forms are …

UX Design

Are You a Victim of Gaslighting?

Have you ever been in a fight with a family member or significant other and had the other person categorically deny facts that you both know are …

Psychology

A Comprehensive Guide to Understand and Implement Text Classification in Python

Table of Contents<p>In this article, I will explain about the text classification and the step by step process to implement it in python.<p>Text …

Deep Learning

Building a Web App With Go, Gin and React

This article was originally posted on My Blog<p><b>TL;DR:</b> In this tutorial, I'll show you how easy it is to build a web application with Go and the Gin …

JavaScript

Drawing Dynamic Visualizations

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

Marketing platform Punchh raises $20M Series B to give brick-and-mortar retailers better data analytics

Founded in 2010 as an online loyalty card service, Punchh has since grown into a marketing platform serving more than 115 restaurant chains, including Pizza Hut and Quiznos. Now it’s raised a $20 million Series B to expand into more retail verticals and increase the use of artificial intelligence …

PullRequest pulls in $8M Series A just months after scoring seed round

PullRequest has been on a whirlwind lately, but it’s the kind that any startup would likely welcome. The company was in Y Combinator last August just trying to learn the startup ropes. By December it had scored a $2.3 million seed round — and it’s keeping it going. Today the company announced an $8 …

Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business

Online coursework is exploding across all kinds of verticals and fields of expertise — but those courses inevitably end up on platforms like Udemy, and for Ankur Nagpal, that’s really not a way to build a true business.<p>That’s why Nagpal started Teachable, a platform for experts that want to create …

Node snags two top AI researchers to advance AI-fueled search tool

Node, an AI-driven search tool designed to surface the information that matters most to you, announced today that it was bringing on a couple of AI research heavy hitters. It also announced $5 million in additional funding.<p>For starters, the company hired Louis Monier, one of the founders of early …

LawGeex raises $12M for its AI-powered contract review technology

Can Artificial Intelligence replace lawyers? Perhaps sometime in the distant future, but in the meantime AI is already augmenting the work done by legal professionals as startups race to reach that ultimate goal.<p>One burgeoning player in the AI-powered legal tech space is Tel Aviv-based LawGeex, …

Building a Deep Neural Net In Google Sheets

I want to show you that Deep Convolutional Neural Nets are not nearly as intimidating as they sound. And I’ll prove it by showing you an …

Deep Learning

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

6 data analytics trends that will dominate 2018

Together with social, mobile and cloud, analytics and associated data technologies have emerged as core business disruptors in the digital age. As …

Big Data

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

Top 12 Data Visualization Books You Should Read

datapine is filling your bookshelf fast. We previously discussed the top five data analytics books you must read and then followed that with our top …

A new visualization to beautifully explore correlations

An ancient curse haunts data analysis. The more variables we use to improve our model, the exponentially more data we need. By focusing on the …

Data Science and Python

What is this post about ? When I google "Data Science", 8/10 results are of Data Science Courses. When I open these courses, I see some common …

Data Science

25 Open Datasets for Deep Learning Every Data Scientist Must Work With

Introduction<p>The key to getting better at deep learning (or most fields in life) is practice. Practice on a variety of problems – from image …

Deep Learning

Data is not the new oil

It’s easier than ever to build software, which makes it harder than ever to build a defensible software business. So it’s no wonder investors and entrepreneurs are optimistic about the potential of data to form a new competitive advantage. Some have even hailed data as “the new oil.” We invest …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

A Free Oxford Course on Deep Learning: Cutting Edge Lessons in Artificial Intelligence

Nando de Freitas is a "machine learning professor at Oxford University, a lead research scientist at Google DeepMind, and a Fellow of the Canadian …

Voicery makes synthesized voices sound more like humans

Advancements in AI technology have paved the way for breakthroughs in speech recognition, natural language processing and machine translation. A new startup called Voicery now wants to leverage those same advancements to improve speech synthesis, too. The result is a fast, flexible speech engine …

Piccolo is building a gesture-based smart home ‘vision assistant’

Voice assistants may be the hottest thing since sliced bread when it comes to controlling your $60 Wi-Fi light bulbs, but Piccolo is launching out of the latest Y Combinator class with a desire to put a camera in every smart home that can translate your physical motions and gestures into …

A Vagus Nerve Survival Guide to Combat Fight-or-Flight Urges

All too often, the readily accessible power of the vagus nerve to lower anxiety and reduce inflammation is overlooked and underestimated. Over the …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Self-help