Mahmood Hanif

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36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

European Travel

A Comprehensive Design Guide for Image Classification CNNs

So you want to do an image classification but don’t know where to start. Which pre-trained network do you use? How do you modify it to suit your …

Deep Learning

Memory, attention, sequences

We have seen the rise and success of categorization neural networks. The next big step in neural network is to make sense of complex spatio-temporal …

Deep Learning

The fall of RNN / LSTM

We fell for Recurrent neural networks (RNN), Long-short term memory (LSTM), and all their variants. <b>Now it is time to drop them!</b>It is the year 2014 …

Deep Learning

Text Classification with TensorFlow Estimators

<i>Note: This post was written together with the awesome Julian Eisenschlos and was originally published on the TensorFlow blog.</i><p>Hello there! Throughout …

Deep Learning

The 6 Best Free Online Artificial Intelligence Courses For 2018

A basic grounding in the principles and practices around artificial intelligence (AI), automation and cognitive systems is something which is likely to become increasingly valuable, regardless of your field of business, expertise or profession.<p>Fortunately, today you don’t have to take years out of …

Machine Learning

The 21 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe (as ranked by locals)

Bamberg is a city of breweries and churches, and frequently ranks among the most beautiful towns in Germany. It was erected on seven hills (a bit …

European Travel

Crete Map and Travel Guide

Greece Map Showing the Location of Crete--and Why You Should Go<p>Why Go to Crete?<p>Crete is my favorite Greek Island. It's packed with rural charm, …

European Travel

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

Onions

Yotam Ottolenghi’s weekend breakfast recipes

Good morning. Making breakfast together as a family on the weekend isn’t for everyone – there’s definitely more washing-up and clearing-up than when one adult is in sole charge – but it is a fun way to get everyone involved in a “project”. Whichever way you choose to do it, these three weekend …

Eggs

Home - Halal Girl About Town

LATEST RESTAURANT REVIEWS<p>Good Friend Chicken<p>Estimated reading time: 2 mins<p>A while ago, I leaked a little secret of mine to you guys in a blog post. …

Top 10

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

Summer holidays don’t have to mean sea and sand. We pick breaks amid mountains and by tranquil lakes to suit lovers of long hikes, high-energy activity – or just dreamy upland vistas<p><b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and …

European Travel

Best Places to Visit on the East Coast of Spain

Culture, Beaches and History on the Mediterranean<p>Many visitors to the Spanish east coast on the Mediterranean go no further than Barcelona. A few …

Barcelona

Mark Zuckerberg Should Follow Aristotle's 3-Step Persuasion Formula To Rebuild The Public's Trust

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces his toughest task this week—to persuade lawmakers and the public that he takes privacy seriously and will implement the steps necessary to restore the public’s trust after recent privacy issues has shaken confidence in the platform.<p>Persuasion, by definition, is …

Mark Zuckerberg

Webcam based image processing in Jupyter notebooks

Realtime processing of live image feed from webcam. Useful for testing image filters, video recordings, realtime video manipulation using Python.

Python Programming

You’re doing it wrong! The 60 mistakes we all make

Exercise

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

Wall Street’s Big Banks Are Waging an All-Out Technological Arms Race

Sunlight bounced off Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s glass-and-steel Manhattan headquarters on a warm August morning in 2013. Eyes locked on their …

Markets

9 Unexpected Places To Add To Your Bucket List

My favorite places are the places that are less talked about. They’re the towns and cities — or sometimes entire countries — that people don’t …

South America

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

Happiness

Filter your Pi and be a Responsible Pirate

At this point it’s pretty well-known that you can tack a long wire to the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO, install some software, and you’ve got yourself the …

Raspberry Pi

Zero To Deep Learning

Deep Learning is revolutionizing the world! It’s literally eating the world. There are endless supplies of examples as to what deep learning actually …

Machine Learning

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

Machine Learning

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

Language

6 European Islands You've Probably Never Heard Of Before

Europe is brimming with hidden gems. You just need to know where to look…especially if you're looking for under-the-radar European islands for your honeymoon. There’s no doubt that Ibiza and Mykonos are on your radar, but what about the Texel and Vis? These enchanting enclaves are among the …

European Travel

A Recipe for an Interview

or, Hiring Engineers part 4: Interview Assessment<p>The tech industry is a bit in flux right now on how to deliver “a good comprehensive interview for a …

Employment

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

7 Applications of Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing

The field of natural language processing is shifting from statistical methods to neural network methods.There are still many challenging problems to …

Natural Language Processing