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Chris Hadfield

Fake America great again - MIT Technology Review

Guess what? I just got hold of some embarrassing video footage of Texas senator Ted Cruz singing and gyrating to Tina Turner. His political enemies …

Artificial Intelligence

Using AI to find out what characters in novels look like

In a casual conversation about the recent developments in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) world, Animesh Karnewar’s mother posed a question: “Can AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Carnegie Mellon researchers create the most convincing deepfakes yet

Ever heard of “deepfakes”? Videos generated with artificial intelligence (AI) that learn to superimpose the face of one person onto the body of another have been used to swap Harrison Ford for Nicolas Cage in countless movie clips, and for far more nefarious purposes, like fake celebrity porn and …

Artificial Intelligence

Firefighters battle 3-alarm fire at Roxbury brownstone

Boston firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze at a brownstone multi-family home in Roxbury Thursday morning, according to the Boston Fire …


Deep Learning at Udacity Evolves

Enrollment is now open for the latest Deep Learning Nanodegree program! Discover amazing new content, and explore your future in Deep Learning, today!

Machine Learning

‘Gradient Descent’: when Artificial Intelligence meets art

GANs vs cGANs<p>GANs or ‘Generative Adversarial Networks’ are a set of instructions that engage as networks do. The most common application of this is …

Artificial Intelligence

The Bodyguard’s Alexandra Burke Joins London Revival of Chicago August 13

Burke steps into the role of Roxie Hart.<p>Alexandra Burke, whose West End credits include <i>The Bodyguard, Sister Act,</i> and <i>Chess</i>, joins the West End cast …

Alexandra Burke

10 Things to Know Before Trying the Ketogenic Diet

Despite being fairly controversial, the keto craze continues. While some celebs credit the high-fat, low-carb diet for helping them slim down, many …


Matthew Morrison Joins Simon Cowell’s The Greatest Dancer for BBC One

The Broadway and Glee star will be part of a trio of dance captains.<p>Stage and screen star Matthew Morrison, Tony-nominated for his performance in <i>The</i> …

Finding Neverland

Carousel Stars Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller Featured in August 10 PBS Concert, Chicago Voices

Michelle Williams, Terrence Howard, and Kurt Elling will also be heard in the broadcast.<p>The February 2017 <i>Chicago Voices</i> gala, which was held at …


Photos: Jimmy Buffett performs at Fenway Park

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band performed Thursday night at Fenway Park, the band’s first time back since they played two gigs there in 2004.

Jimmy Buffett

Choosing Between GAN Or Encoder Decoder Architecture For ML Applications Is Like Comparing Apples To Oranges

Since the deep learning boom has started, numerous researchers have started building many architectures around neural networks. It is often …

Deep Learning

High Court troika 'the most powerful bloc of judges in history'

by Michael Pelly<p>Virginia Bell seems to revel in the fact that very few people know she is a High Court judge. She has been known to tell people that …


Watch Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Find ‘Happiness’ in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion

The Tony-winning musical begins performances at Virginia's Signature Theatre August 14.<p>The Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia, has released a …

Music Videos

Tony Winner Billy Porter Will Join San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus for Queens Celebration

The famed chorus’ 41st season will also include a tribute to artists from the U.K.<p><i>Kinky Boots</i> Tony winner Billy Porter will join the San Francisco …

San Francisco

Original Carrie Star Linzi Hateley Will Play Mrs. Johnstone in Blood Brothers Tour

The autumn U.K. tour will kick off September 4 in Bromley.<p>Linzi Hateley, who starred in the title role of the Broadway production of <i>Carrie</i> and …

Stephen King

Once On This Island Receives Actors’ Equity’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award

The award honors shows that exemplify and promote diversity, inclusion, non-traditional casting, and equal opportunity.<p>The Tony-winning revival of</i> …

William Shakespeare

[D] Trying to find for this paper on GANs that places furniture items together in a consistent manner. : MachineLearning

I saw this paper sometime back then forgot what it's name was, maybe something like 'does this go with that...'. It talked about placing together …

Machine Learning

The advances of aging research to be presented at the Basel Life Congress

The advances of aging research to be presented at the 5th Annual Aging and Drug Discovery Forum at Basel Life Congress, Sept. 12-13, 2018, Basel, …

Artificial Intelligence

Firefighters battling two-alarm blaze in Dorchester

Boston firefighters are battling a two-alarm blaze at a home in Dorchester early Wednesday, according to the fire department.<p>The fire began at 550 …


Cast Set for Reading of Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar’s Beau

Adam Quinn will direct the reading of the new work, billed as a "play inside a concert."<p>The Directors Company and RK Greene/The StoryLine Project LLC …

Dear Evan Hansen

Programmer trains artificial intelligence to draw faces from text descriptions

Programmer Animesh Karnewar wanted to know how characters described in books would appear in reality, so he turned to artificial intelligence to see …

Artificial Intelligence

Supreme Fight Night again a success

<b>The fourth Supreme Fight League brought more action than ever before to the ring, as kickboxing technique won out during a thrilling evening.</b><p>The …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Abby Mueller Returns to Broadway Cast of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical August 7

Mueller once again steps into the title role at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.<p>Abby Mueller returns to the title role in <i>Beautiful—The Carole King</i> …

Carole King

Winner of So You Think You Can Dance Will Be Part of Fox’s Rent

The live broadcast of the Jonathan Larson musical is set for January 27, 2019.<p>Cat Deeley announced on the August 6 broadcast of <i>So You Think You Can</i> …

Top 10

Hair, Muppets Take Manhattan, More Will Be Screened in Central Park

The free screenings are part of the Central Park Conservancy Film Festival.<p>The 1979 film version of the Broadway musical <i>Hair</i> will be screened in …

Film Festivals

Blitzboks give Bulls squad the look of Currie Cup title contenders

With a few former and current Springboks and Blitzboks and some promising youngsters, the Blue Bulls already look like Currie Cup title contenders.

Sport (South Africa)

Only Numpy: Implementing GANs and Adam Optimizer using Numpy

This post is an implementation of GANs and the Adam optimizer using only Python and Numpy, with minimal focus on the underlying maths involved.

Deep Learning

Evita Star Loni Ackerman Set for Reading of New Musical Impossibly George: A Soirée with Madame George Sand

Tony nominee Walter Willison will direct.<p>Loni Ackerman, who played Eva Peron and Grizabella in the original Broadway productions of <i>Evita</i> and <i>Cats</i>, …

Tony Awards