Beyond Passion: The Science of Loving What You Do – Study Hacks – Cal Newport

Beyond Passion: The Science of Loving What You Do – Study Hacks – Cal Newport. Everything is sort of like a chain of events with me and it always ends with a book purchase for my Kindle. The specific post above (and the book I bought) was triggered by a different post at ma.tt talking about […]

Why deep learning is at least inspired by biology, if not the brain

Originally posted on Gigaom:
As deep learning continues gathering steam among researchers, entrepreneurs and the press, there’s a loud-and-getting-louder debate about whether its algorithms actually operate like the human brain does. The comparison might not make much of a difference to developers who just want to build applications that can identify objects or predict the next word…

Why deep learning is at least inspired by biology, if not the brain

Originally posted on Gigaom:
As deep learning continues gathering steam among researchers, entrepreneurs and the press, there’s a loud-and-getting-louder debate about whether its algorithms actually operate like the human brain does. The comparison might not make much of a difference to developers who just want to build applications that can identify objects or predict the next word…

Cheers to the FCC for Supporting Title II to Protect the Open Internet

Originally posted on Transparency Report:
WordPress.com aims to democratize publishing – to build the tools that give writers, bloggers, and creators of all sizes a way to get their voices to the world. Today we see that our voices were heard, and that they had a big impact on the future of the internet. This…

Wow. The five minute install that is really more like a two minute install

I finally found some time (and resources) to experiment with having WordPress on my local machine so I can play around with WordPress themes. The goal is to eventually create my own theme that I can use for more experimentation.  I also want to propose running WordPress on my local work servers so we can use […]