Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 06/05/2017

Is AI the end of jobs or a new beginning? – The Washington Post “A valid concern is that dependence on AI may cause us to forfeit human creativity. As Kasparov observes, the chess games on our smartphones are many times more powerful than the supercomputers that defeated him, yet…

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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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Best Food Reading for 03/03/2017

Sichuan Pork Wontons (Chao Shou) Recipe | SAVEUR “The recipe for these tasty pork wontons is from noodle shop owner Ma Yingjun. See Matt Gross’s article Flavors of Sichuan for information on hard-to-find ingredients. “ tags: f recipe pork Crawfish Etouffée Recipe | SAVEUR “Crawfish tails are cooked with tomatoes,…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 11/05/2015

Baidu, the ‘Chinese Google,’ Is Teaching AI to Spot Malware | WIRED “But deep learning is quickly pushing into other areas as well. Ng also says that Baidu is now using deep neural nets to help drive the company’s security software (Baidu sells such Symantec-like anti-virus software in China).” tags:…

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Best Food Reading for 10/04/2015

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala — Weeknight Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn “Although chicken tikka masala is more British than Indian, you’d be hard-pressed to find an Indian restaurant that doesn’t have this creamy, bright-orange dish featured prominently on its menu. But if you do, you’re welcome to…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 08/19/2015

Beyond Just “Big” Data – IEEE Spectrum “Just how much information are we talking about here? Estimates vary widely, but big-data buffs sometimes speak of storage in units of brontobytes, a term that appears to be based on brontosaurus, one of the largest creatures ever to rattle the Earth.” tags:…

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Best Food Reading for 08/17/2015

No Sugar Dry Barbecue Rub Recipe – Food.com “Gives a rich full American barbecue flavor. Rub it on whole or chicken pieces, pork, beef or fish. Low cost to make and stores well without refrigeration. We sometimes sprinkle on salads for a sparkling flavor.” tags: f barbecue sugar recipe dry…

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What I’m Reading on 10/31/2014

Tencent teams up with IBM to offer business software over the cloud | Reuters “Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Friday it would collaborate with International Business Machines Corp (IBM) on a new cloud software business for corporate customers, a marked departure for one of the dominant forces in China’s consumer…

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