Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 05/28/2017

After beating the world’s elite Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is retiring | TechCrunch “While AlphaGo is bowing out at the top, it isn’t done with Go altogether. DeepMind is planning to publish a final review paper on how the AI developed since its matches with Lee Sedol last year.…

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What I’m Reading on 08/09/2015

How Cats Took Over the Internet—And Became Art – The Daily Beast “Cat videos are watched in their millions, and are such a cultural phenomenon a New York museum has curated an entire exhibition devoted to them.” tags: bs cats internet Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links…

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What I’m Reading on 02/06/2014

The Standards Wars and the Sausage Factory “Today no one dies from standard wars, not that you’d know it from Internet comments. But years, millions of dollars, and endless arguments are spent arguing about standards. The reason for our fights aren’t any different from those that drove Edison and Westinghouse:…

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What I’m Reading on 12/01/2013

The developer’s guide to future car technology | ITworld “Forget the Jetsons. Instead, think tech innovations from a developer’s point of view: embedded systems, networking challenges, human-machine interaction, and software standards.” tags: developer car technology future Unraveling Huge Thefts From Girolamini Library in Naples – NYTimes.com “It was one of…

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What I’m Reading on 10/23/2013

The smaller, subtler changes in OS X Mavericks — Tech News and Analysis “From letting you know which apps are consuming too much power, to the ability to use a video game controller on a Mac, the tiniest changes to OS X can reveal a lot about where Apple is…

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Tuning up the website

I’m a bit under the weather today, so I’ve been sitting on the couch fiddling with this website, a WordPress blog. Its most recent large overhaul happened over the Christmas holidays at the end of 2009 when I archived my previous blog and launched this one. The theme I had…

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Daily links for 02/13/2013

Big Data and Analytics Helping to Protect Big Cats – News Watch “From tracking the illegal trading of hazardous substances and uncovering evidence of the trade in endangered big cats including tigers in Asia, data analytics is increasingly being used to fight environmental crime. Much like organized crime, environmental crime…

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Social Media and the Professional: Facebook

In this series I’m looking at my experiences using social media as a business professional. In this entry I examine the rules and policies I personally use regarding Facebook. In the introduction to this series of blog entries, I asked several questions regarding my use of particular social media services,…

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