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New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

How to Build an Arduino Speaker That Plays Music in Minutes | Arduino

<b>tone()</b><p>The program creates tones with a function, ‘tone( )’. It generates a square wave of the specified frequency (and 50% duty cycle) on a pin. A …

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Benchmarks The benchmarks do certainly demonstrate t...

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Benchmarks The benchmarks do certainly demonstrate the improvements in the overall hardware. What was missing in these …

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>A …

Raspberry Pi

Berkeley AI Materials

Project 3: Reinforcement Learning<p>Version 1.001. Last Updated: 08/26/2014.<p>Table of Contents<p>Introduction<br>• Welcome<br>• Q1: Value Iteration<br>• Q2: Bridge Crossing …

Getting started with the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick

Let me ask you three questions:• What if you could could <i>run state-of-the-art neural networks</i> on a <b>USB stick?</b><br>• What if you could see over <i>10x performance</i> on …

Deja Vu 2007 - Is The Stock Market Overvalued? Estimating Returns To 2020 And Beyond, Update Jan.-2018

About five and a half years ago, it was fairly obvious that a major bull market had commenced in 2009 (Appendix A). Also a statistical analysis of …

We had a great day at the park with our autistic son, until someone called the police

By May Cobb<p>It had been a good day at the park. A miracle day, in fact, for our family. Our 5-year-old son, who is moderately autistic and prone to violent outbursts and self-injurious behavior, had sailed through the outing without a meltdown. So it was all the more shocking when the police …

Parenting

All about Promises and async / await

Recently I revisited Wes Bos his ES6 for everyone course and made some notes on the Promise and async / await modules. These notes got a little out …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.Dec 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,100 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.9% chance).<p>Topics in this …

The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions

For the past half-century, sleep researcher <b>Rosalind D. Cartwright</b> has produced some of the most compelling and influential work in the field, enlisting modern science in revising and expanding the theories of Jung and Freud about the role of sleep and dreams in our lives. In <b>The Twenty-four Hour</b> …

Create the unholy DIY union of Alexa and Furby this weekend

As we approach the End Times there will be great signs and portents. They say the dead will rise and walk the earth. Great fire will come from the sky and burn the wicked and the good alike. A Furby will speak in the voice of Alexa. The Turtle of the Universe will cough up her young to pass …

Home automation with rpi-rf_send and rpi-rf_receive for 433MHz rc switches | Knight of Pi

So far, i’ve used the Python module pi-switch for controlling rc switches, but it is no longer maintained. rpi-rf (Github) is a very viable …

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

by Dom Galeon and Kristin Houser December 1, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 125370<p>An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain …

Google offers Raspberry Pi owners this new AI vision kit to spot cats, people, emotions

Google's Vision Kit lets you build your own computer-vision system for $45, but you'll need your own Raspberry Pi.<p>Earlier this year Google introduced …

Age old problem: how to stay clever for longer | Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett

There are ways to ward off dementia and the ill effects of brain ageing, say Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett<p>Sorry to break it to you, but there’s bad news. Your brain is shrinking (probably). None of us is getting any younger and time is increasingly taking its toll on our brains; our neurons …

The Brain

A global collaboration to create "artificial organisms" just went live

by Patrick Caughill November 17, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 10154<p>The Brain Code<p>Mindfire, a new foundation with the goal of “decoding the mind” to …

PiJuice review: portable power for Raspberry Pi

PiJuice (from £48 at PiSupply) is a smart mobile power solution for the Raspberry Pi. In our PiJuice review we look at using the PiJuice as a …

Raspberry Pi

Google releases new Neural Networks API in Android 8.1 Developer Preview

Google is bringing machine learning to Android with a newly added Neural Networks API. The NNAPI is part of the latest developer preview of Android …

Machine Learning

Build and train a neural net from scratch in Python

Deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow or PyTorch are being used with some frequency. but using such a framework hides a lot of internals which can …

IoT Garden Project 2: Self Watering Garden

<b>Join Les Pounder as he works on his IoT Garden!</b> Watch him integrate technology into his garden and maintain the health of his favorite plants.<p>Can our …

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Meditation

10 Game Servers You Can Run on a Raspberry Pi

Gaming on the Raspberry Pi is surprisingly multi-faceted, with a number of classic titles able to be run natively on the little British computer. But …

Take These Steps to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Against Attackers

Raspberry Pi boards are fantastic for any project — they’re cheap, easy to use, can run a wide range of possible operating systems, and provide programmable GPIO pins as well as multi-core CPU availability and multiple USB ports.<p>You can use Raspberry Pi boards for all kinds of automation and …

Massive security breach at credit service Equifax took personal information of 143M U.S. consumers

This is a big one: the personal information of around 143 million U.S. consumers was stolen in a security breach in July at Equifax, which analyzes …

I made a camera that prints a GIF instantly

Instagif Camera<p>I built a camera that snaps a GIF and ejects a little cartridge so you can hold a moving photo in your hand! I'm calling it the …

Designing a Deep Learning Project

There are numerous on-line and off-line technical resources about deep learning. Everyday people publish new papers and write new things. However, it …

Machine Learning

Google has created a tool that tests for clinical depression

People often delay seeking treatment for mental health conditions like depression. The longer they wait to see their doctors, the worse the condition becomes, making it harder to treat in the future.<p>In an effort to encourage more patients to seek treatment sooner, Google announced Aug. 23 that it …