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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 …

Machine Learning

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 …

Raspberry Pi

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

Based on its historic trend, the stock market appears to be overvalued.<p>The Shiller Cyclically Adjusted Price to Earnings Ratio P/E10 is at high level …

Stock Markets

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

It had been a good day at the park. A miracle day, in fact, for our family. Our 5-year-old son, Johnny, 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 approached …

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 …

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

An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of …

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

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 …

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

The Brain Code<p>Mindfire, a new foundation with the goal of “decoding the mind” to help develop true artificial intelligence (AI) is launching November …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

Android News

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

Raspberry Pi Projects - How does your IoT garden grow? <b><br>Join Les Pounder as he works on his IoT Garden!</b> Watch him integrate technology into his garden …

Arduino

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 …

The Brain

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 …

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 …

Infographics

Build an Autonomous R/C Car with Raspberry Pi

In May of 2016, the Self Racing Cars group held their inaugural autonomous track day for full-size cars at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Northern California. Will and I both attended, but wouldn’t actually meet until a few months later. We were intrigued by the event, but we knew that full-sized …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through challenging times at some point in our lives. There are times when it …

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Python Programming