Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 11/02/2015

18 researchers predict the future of AI – Tech Insider “To get an a realistic handle on what that future might look like, Tech Insider spoke to 18 artificial intelligence researchers, roboticists, and computer scientists about the single most profound change artificial intelligence could bring.” tags: m ai Google DeepMind…

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Math and Data Science Reading for 09/01/2015

Analyze. Visualize. Optimize. | Stanford Center for Professional Development “Sharpen your skills with online graduate courses and certificates in data science and optimization. Learn how to gather and analyze large amounts of data, and how to use that data to manage risk and make important financial decisions. Connect worldwide 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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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 05/05/2015

NYU to Advance Deep Learning Research with Multi-GPU Cluster “That’s why New York University’s Center for Data Science and NVIDIA are teaming up to develop next-gen deep learning applications and algorithms for large-scale GPU-accelerated systems.” tags: m nyu deep learning research On the evolution of machine learning – O’Reilly Radar…

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What I’m Reading on 01/27/2015

Twitter Adds Group Messaging and Video Recording – NYTimes.com “On Tuesday, the company delivered on two of those promises, adding the ability to send a private message to a group as well as adding a video recorder that allows users to shoot, edit and post video directly from Twitter’s mobile…

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What I’m Reading on 12/11/2013

After Setbacks, Online Courses Are Rethought – NYTimes.com “Two years after a Stanford professor drew 160,000 students from around the globe to a free online course on artificial intelligence, starting what was widely viewed as a revolution in higher education, early results for such large-scale courses are disappointing, forcing a…

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Daily links for 08/16/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab ban lifted in Europe | Apple – CNET News “Citing confirmation from Peter Schutz, spokesman for the Dusseldorf District Court, IDG’s Webwereld (English version) said that Samsung can now resume sales of its Tab tablet throughout Europe, with the exception of Germany. The court ruled that the…

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Daily links for 02/20/2010

Stanford mathematician: In reality, simulation is key to math education “A massively multiplayer online game requiring players to employ mathematical concepts could revolutionize the teaching of mathematics at the middle school level, according to Stanford mathematician Keith Devlin. That’s the age when math and science proficiency plummets among U.S. students.…

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The Sirikata open source platform for games and virtual worlds

As many of you know, I’m still quite interested in virtual worlds and 3D immersive environments though I certainly don’t spend as much time in Second Life as I did several years ago. So from time to time I poke around and see what people are working on, and tonight…

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