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First steps with TensorFlow.js

<i>Original blog post: <br>https://aralroca.com/2018/08/24/first-steps-with-tensorflow-js</i><p>I would like to do more articles explaining a little bit about all …

Deep Learning

This AI Tool Gets Retail Customers to Buy More—and Get Smarter Over Time

AI platform Bluecore says it increases revenue, sales and marketing ROI by using machine learning to tell what retail customers will buy next. We …

Seedbank — discover machine learning examples

By Michael Tyka, Artists + Machine Intelligence<p>Discovering and getting started with Machine Learning can be daunting. Perhaps you have a vague …

CNNs with Noisy Labels! |Research paper|Deep Learning Studio|

Well! I was reading this research paper https://arxiv.org/pdf/1703.08774.pdf and there was something unexpected! I thought of testing it myself and …

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.<p>Discovering new patterns in supply chain data has the …

Machine Learning

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timeless reflection on presence over productivity — a timely antidote to the central anxiety of our productivity-obsessed age. Indeed, my own New Year’s resolution has been to stop measuring my days by degree …

The Greatest Commencement Address of All Time: Joseph Brodsky’s Six Rules for Playing the Game of Life Like a Winner

The exquisite commencement address is a special kind of art, necessitating in equal parts the vulnerability of sharing personal experience and the challenge of extracting from it wisdom of universal resonance. Among history’s most memorable are Neil Gaiman on making good art, Debbie Millman on …

20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Surprisingly Sage Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life

As a hopeless lover of both letters and notable advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old <b>Hunter S. Thompson</b> (July 18, 1937–February 20, 2005) — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in <b>Letters of Note:</b> …

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timeless reflection on presence over productivity — a timely antidote to the central anxiety of our productivity-obsessed age. Indeed, my own New Year’s resolution has been to stop measuring my days by degree …

Aldous Huxley on Drugs, Democracy, and Religion

In 1958, five years after his transcendent experience induced by taking four-tenths of a gram of mescalin, <b>Aldous Huxley</b> (July, 26 1894–November 22, 1963) — legendary author of <i>Brave New World</i>, lesser-known but no less compelling writer of children’s books, modern prophet — penned an essay titled</b> …

Aldous Huxley on Freedom, Propaganda, and the Future of Technology: A Rare and Prophetic 1958 Interview by Mike Wallace

<b>Aldous Huxley</b> (July 16, 1894–November 22, 1963) — author of the classic <i>Brave New World</i>, little-known children’s book wordsmith, staple of Carl Sagan’s reading list — would have been 118 today. To celebrate his mind and his legacy, here is a rare 1958 conversation with Mike Wallace — the same …

Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us About Belonging and Life

I woke up this morning to discover a tiny birch tree rising amidst my city quasi-garden, having overcome unthinkable odds to float its seed over heaps of concrete and glass, and begin a life in a meager oasis of soil. And I thought, my god*, what a miracle. What magic. What a reminder that life …

Waking Up Podcast #1 — Drugs and the Meaning of Life

Drugs are another means toward this end. Some are illegal; some are stigmatized; some are dangerous—though, perversely, these sets only partially …

Godliness in the Known and the Unknowable: Alan Lightman on Science and Spirituality

<i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his timeless meditation on science and religion, <i>“we will have failed.”</i> It’s a sentiment that dismisses in one fell Saganesque swoop both the blind dogmatism of religion and …

Einstein’s God: Science, Free Will, and the Human Spirit

Seven decades after a little girl asked Einstein whether scientists pray, Peabody Award-winning journalist <b>Krista Tippett</b> began interviewing some of the world’s most remarkable scientists, philosophers, and theologians about the relationship between science and spirituality in her superb public …

What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions

“We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology,” <b>Carl Sagan</b> famously quipped in 1994, “and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That’s a clear prescription for disaster.” Little seems to have changed in the nearly two …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Surprisingly Sage Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life

As a hopeless lover of both letters and notable advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old <b>Hunter S. Thompson</b> (July 18, 1937–February 20, 2005) — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in <b>Letters of Note:</b> …