17Aug 2017

I’m working on this slide as support for this excellent .NET Glossary. It’s not done yet, but I’m curious for your thoughts. Every system has terms and concepts that are initially unfamiliar but make sense once you grok them. Here are these concepts used in an example sentence, for context: Application Framework – “Are you […]

17Aug 2017

The intelligence in AI is computational intelligence, and a better word could be Automated Intelligence. But when it comes to good judgment, AI is not smarter than the human brain that designed it. Many automated systems perform poorly, to the point that you are wondering if AI is an abbreviation for Artificial Innumeracy,  Critical systems […]

17Aug 2017

In part 2 of our guest-post series by Nick Rose, he takes things a step further by showing us how to host predictive models in the cloud, so they can be made available for a web app or other service to access. Nick’s original post can be found on Medium. Enjoy! My most recent post […]

17Aug 2017

Generative adversarial networks (GANs) are a class of neural networks that are used in unsupervised machine learning. They help to solve such tasks as image generation from descriptions, getting high resolution images from low resolution ones, predicting which drug could treat a certain disease, retrieving images that contain a given pattern, etc. Our team asked […]

16Aug 2017

I dig everything that Paul Betts does. He’s a lovely person and a prolific coder. One of his recent joints is called Refit. It’s a REST library for .NET that is inspired by Square’s Retrofit library. It turns your REST API into a live interface: public interface IGitHubApi { [Get(“/users/{user}”)] Task<User> GetUser(string user); } That’s […]

16Aug 2017

In this book you’ll create your own fabric inventions as you learn to make wearables, playthings, and decorative items using textile arts–both old and new. Easy projects using will get you started knitting, adding color to your wardrobe with silkscreen and batik, and transforming old clothing into useful items. Then you’ll find out how soft […]