Apr 082017
 

Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for research.

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Mar 262017
 

It was just a friendly little argument about the fate of humanity. Demis Hassabis, a leading creator of advanced artificial intelligence, was chatting with Elon Musk, a leading doomsayer, about the perils of artificial intelligence.

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Mar 122017
 

On a November, 2015 morning in Bentonville, Arkansas, first responders discovered a corpse floating in a hot tub. The home’s resident, James Andrew Bates, told authorities he’d found the body of Victor Collins dead that morning.

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Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

 Posted by on 2016-12-19 at 22:41  computer science, google, learning, open source, programming, python, Reblog, software development  Comments Off on Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google
Dec 192016
 

Google has created a free Python class designed for “people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python.” According to their course description: The class includes “written materials, lecture videos, and lots of code exercises to practice Python coding.

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Google will display election results as soon as polls close

 Posted by on 2016-11-07 at 17:22  clinton, donald trump, election 2016, elections, google, hillary clinton, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Google will display election results as soon as polls close
Nov 072016
 

Google has been highly involved with connecting U.S. voters to timely information throughout this election cycle, by offering everything from voter registration assistance to polling place information in its search result pages. Today, the company announced plans to display the results of the U.S.

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What the Touch Bar says about Apple’s approach to innovation

 Posted by on 2016-10-27 at 22:52  android, apple, google, mac, microsoft, Reblog, tech, windows  Comments Off on What the Touch Bar says about Apple’s approach to innovation
Oct 272016
 


I was skeptical of the Touch Bar when I first read rumors about it earlier this week. Those rumors turned out to be true: The newest MacBook Pro has a small touchscreen above the keyboard, where there used to be a row of physical “function” keys.

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