Coding topics for 08/11/2017

How to Get Started With Apple’s ARKit Augmented Reality Platform “At that event, Apple unveiled “ARKit,” a new, free set of software tools that anyone can use to build impressive new apps and experiences on the iPhone and iPad. The “AR” in “ARKit” refers to “augmented reality,” a technology that…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 08/02/2017

NVIDIA Research Brings AI to Computer Graphics | NVIDIA Blog “At SIGGRAPH 2017 this week, NVIDIA is showcasing research that makes it far easier to animate realistic human faces, simulate how light interacts with surfaces in a scene and render realistic images more quickly.” tags: ai nvidia Google says AI…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 06/09/2017

Is Python the most popular language for data science? – Maruti Techlabs “We need the best tools to leverage techniques that can turn data into insights by way of reporting or visualization. There are prominent languages such as C, C++, Java and Javascript for making meaning out of data. But…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 06/08/2017

Apple announces new machine learning API to make mobile AI faster – The Verge “Core ML will support a number of essential machine learning tools, including all sorts of neural networks (deep, recurrent, and convolutional), as well as linear models and tree ensembles. And because this is Apple, there’s also…

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Coding topics for 06/02/2017

Apple Swift Playgrounds can now program your robots and drones “On Thursday, Apple announced that, starting June 5, its increasingly popular iPad-based programming app, Swift Playgrounds, can be used to program robots built with LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Version 1.5 of the app will also handle programming tasks for Sphero’s SPRK…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 05/30/2017

Google Announces Tensorflow Lite: A Neural Network Library for Mobile Phones “This new library, called Tensorflow Lite, would enable developers to run their artificial intelligence applications in real time on the phones of users. According to Burke, the library is designed to be fast and small while still enabling state-of-the-art…

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General Reading for 12/30/2015

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT MACHINES THAT THINK? | Edge.org “Is AI becoming increasingly real? Are we now in a new era of the “AIs”? To consider this issue, it’s time to grow up. Enough already with the science fiction and the movies, Star Maker, Blade Runner, 2001, Her, The Matrix, “The Borg”.  Also, 80…

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General Reading for 10/28/2015

If Our Universe Is So Old and Vast, Then Where Are All the Aliens? Infographic tags: bs universe aliens New Apple TV goes on sale in Apple Store online – CNET “With this major upgrade to Apple TV, look for new content services and watch for numerous iOS apps and…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 10/20/2015

Harrisburg University plans summit on big data analytics | CPBJ “Keynote speakers will include James Pennebaker, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin who developed the LIWC text analysis program; and Bob Sutor, vice president for mobile, solutions and mathematical sciences at IBM Research.” tags: m harrisburg big…

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General Reading for 10/09/2015

Disney and Pixar animating staff get first look at iPad Pro – TechRepublic “Feedback was positive, with “palm rejection” working very well—when drawing on the tablet, the user’s hand can rest on the screen (like it would on a piece of paper) without the iPad recognizing it as input. Even…

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