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Tag: 2017

  • Back In The Day

    Without revealing your actual age, what’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand? — Matt (@mattwhitlockPM) November 27, 2017

  • Why We ‘Hear’ Some Silent GIFs

    Does anyone in visual perception know why you can hear this gif? pic.twitter.com/mcT22Lzfkp — Lisa DeBruine ️‍ (@lisadebruine) Dec. 2, 2017 When she asked Twitter users in an unscientific survey whether they could hear the image — which actually lacks sound, like most animated GIFs — nearly 70 percent who responded said they could. Once…

  • Google Cloud Platform Products Described in 4 Words or Less

    Google Sheet | PDF | High-res image | GCP Products Page | Tweet Machine Learning Cloud Machine Learning Engine — Managed ML (TensorFlow)Cloud Job Discovery — ML Job Search/DiscoveryCloud Natural Language — Text Parsing and AnalysisCloud Speech — Convert Speech to TextCloud Translation — Language Detection and TranslationCloud Vision — Image Recognition and ClassificationCloud Video…

  • Hacktoberfest 2017

    I had my IB students sign up for Hacktoberfest which is open to everyone in the global community! The learning target was to learn how to participate in the global open source software development community. Seen here, the first student with a shirt awarded for making four pull requests between October 1–31 in any timezone.…

  • History of The Entire World in 20 Minutes

    I saw a critical (academic, not trolling) review of this in The Nerdist; however, it is widely watched by my students and popular.  That makes it good enough for a watch for me, and anyone.  Get it?  Makes me think about what elements I include on a daily basis.