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Estonia reaches out to its very own Russians at long last

Estonia's large Russian-speaking minority has long felt marginalized by Tallinn politicians, but as the country celebrates its centenary, change …


Deep Learning Image Classification with Keras and Shiny

(This article was first published on <b> Jasmine Dumas' R Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)I have to admit my initial thoughts of deep learning …

Machine Learning

Real-time object detection on the Raspberry Pi with the Movidius NCS

By onFebruary 19, 2018 in Deep Learning, Movidius, Tutorials<p>Today’s post is inspired by Danielle, a PyImageSearch reader who emailed me last week and …

Raspberry Pi

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …


🍑 ggpomological: A Pomological ggplot2 Theme · Garrick Aden-Buie

The first thing I did after watching Aron’s talk was to browse through the pomological watercolors collection, downloading images of a wide variety …

Data Visualization

TensorFlow for R

Over the past year we’ve been hard at work on creating R interfaces to TensorFlow, an open-source machine learning framework from Google. We are …

Machine Learning

Kolmogorov and randomness

What does it mean to be random?


9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …


Top 5 Data Science Machine Learning Repositories on GitHub in Jan 2018

Introduction<p>Breakthroughs in data science and machine learning are happening at a break-neck pace. If you are working in this field, it’s extremely …

Machine Learning

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …


How you can train AI to convert design mockups into HTML and CSS

Currently, the largest barrier to automating front-end development is computing power. However, we can use current deep learning algorithms, along with synthesized training data, to start exploring artificial front-end automation right now.<p>In this post, we’ll teach a neural network how to code a …

Deep Learning

Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

Social Media

Breaking With Tradition, President Is Illiterate

Donald Trump’s entire political life has been dominated by what the media love to refer to as his “breaking with tradition.” It’s a rather delicate …

Donald Trump

With its power over Britain, Japan is aiming to completely reshape Brexit

There is no question what Japan thinks about Britain leaving the European Union.<p>Ever since the UK voted for Brexit in June 2016, Japan has spoken out about the nation leaving the EU single market, which would create costly problems for companies operating within Britain. And because of Japan’s …

United Kingdom

How eating less can slow the aging process

There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep.The post How eating less …


Bitcoin May Evolve Into What Everyone Fears, Mathematicians Say

Prices of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin may never stabilize, and digital tokens risk simply ending up being a bubble.<p>Using mathematical modeling …


Starman has gone dark

Starman and his space Tesla have sent their last selfie from Earth orbit, Elon Musk announced. The car and its mannequin driver (in working SpaceX spacesuit) launched yesterday atop the Falcon Heavy rocket will eventually escape Earth orbit and travel outwards through the solar system — but not in …

Elon Musk

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Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …


Easily Converting Strings to Times and Dates in R with flipTime

(This article was first published on <b> R – Displayr</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Date conversion in R can be a real pain. However, it is a …

Python Programming

Understanding Naïve Bayes Classifier Using R

(This article was first published on <b>R-posts.com</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>The Best Algorithms are the Simplest<p>The field of data science …

Data Science

This in-demand AI genius just got $175 million from Silicon Valley’s biggest investors

Andrew Ng may not be a household name like other tech entrepreneurs, but he's very in-demand among techies both in Silicon Valley and in China.<p>Ng is one of the top experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies in the world — he's taught at Stanford, worked at Google, and most …

Artificial Intelligence

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.


How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One awesome …


How to setup automatic Hugo website generation and deployment with Git

Let’s say that you have tried Hugo, you liked it, and made a website with it.<p>Now you are ready to deploy that website for the <i>whole world</i> to …


Step by Step Tutorial: Deep Learning with TensorFlow in R

(This article was first published on <b>R – nandeshwar.info</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Deep Learning with TensorFlow<p>Deep learning, also known …

Machine Learning

How to build your own AlphaZero AI using Python and Keras

Replicate the AlphaZero methodology to teach a machine to learn Connect4 strategy through self-play and deep learning<p>In this article I’ll attempt to …

Deep Learning

A Tour of The Top 10 Algorithms for Machine Learning Newbies

In machine learning, there’s something called the “No Free Lunch” theorem. In a nutshell, it states that no one algorithm works best for every …

Machine Learning

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

Machine Learning

Simple(x) Global Optimization

Quick rundown:<p>Simple is a radically more scalable alternative to Bayesian Optimization. Like Bayesian Optimization, it is highly sample-efficient, …