December, 2016

 

诺奖得主:特朗普经济学是“巫术经济学”

诺奖得主:特朗普经济学是“巫术经济学” 2016-12-29 15:54:04 来源: 第一财经日报(上海) (原标题:斯蒂格利茨:特朗普经济学是“巫术经济学”) 靠着美国“愤怒的白人男性”上台......


中国数学家丘成桐

作者 懒姐 2016-12-29 10:50:53 “快没什么用,做好的学问需要时间。” 2016年9月,有一位中国数学家登上了央视《开讲啦》的舞台,回答了一个众多学生困惑的问题:你为什么学不好......


Get Started with Deep Learning

Step1 Select your Software Step2      Choose a GPU       Step3  Get Up and Running Select your Software Find the software that’s right for you. Choose from an interactive app, customizable frameworks, or high-performance libraries. NVIDIA DIGITS™ Interactively manage data and train deep learning models for image classification without the need to write code. Learn more Deep Learning Frameworks Design and train deep learning models using a high-level interface. Choose a deep learning framework that best suits your needs based on your choice of programming language, platform,Read More

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U.S. Students Improve in Science–but Just Barely

U.S. Students Improve in Science–but Just Barely Fourth- and eighth-graders score better than before, but weak gains and overall poor marks hint at long way to go By Tanya Lewis on October 27, 2016 Credit: Corbis ADVERTISEMENT | REPORT AD Experts have long decried U.S. student performance in math and science, but new data suggests cause for cautious optimism. A nationwide report on student achievement in science, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Assessment of Educational Progress, showed that fourth- and eighth-graders have improved since 2009, the lastRead More

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A Full Hardware Guide to Deep Learning

2015-03-09 by Tim Dettmers 400 Comments Deep Learning is very computationally intensive, so you will need a fast CPU with many cores, right? Or is it maybe wasteful to buy a fast CPU? One of the worst things you can do when building a deep learning system is to waste money on hardware that is unnecessary. Here I will guide you step by step through the hardware you will need for a cheap high performance system. In my work on parallelizing deep learning I built a GPU cluster for which I neededRead More

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A father’s pressing question: How many AP courses are enough

By Jay Mathews March 15, 2015  Last year, I wrote a piece entitled “Why we wrongly freak out over AP.” Three to five Advanced Placement courses in high school would satisfy most selective colleges, I said: “Taking six, seven, eight or 20 AP courses will almost never make you more attractive to those colleges that reject more students than they accept.” One Fairfax County father, though, told me his sophomore daughter wanted to go to the University of Virginia, but to do that, someone in authority at her high school said thatRead More

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How Many AP Classes Do You Need for Ivy League Schools

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Oct 18, 2015 6:00:00 PM COURSEWORK/GPA   At many high schools, AP courses are the toughest classes you can take. Extremely competitive colleges are looking for students who are willing to challenge themselves, so they’re more likely to admit students who have taken at least a few APs. In this article, I’ll go over how many AP classes Ivy League schools expect you to take and how these expectations can change based on the conditions at your high school.   How Many AP Courses Do IvyRead More

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How Can You Best Prepare for Harvard

We hope you will read our thoughts about choosing high school courses that will provide a strong base for a liberal arts education. But in summary, we recommend: The study of English for four years: close and extensive reading of the classics of the world’s literature Four years of a single foreign language The study of history for at least two, and preferably three years: American history, European history, and one additional advanced history course The study of mathematics for four years, including the particular topics described The study ofRead More

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Taking AP Exams On Your Own

Sally Rubenstone Preparing for College Question: Can I take Advanced Placement exams even if my school doesn’t offer the appropriate classes? My counselor says he cannot order these tests for me. AP testing IS available to students whose schools don’t offer the tests or for those who are home-schooled. Go to the College Board AP registration-information site at:http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/reg.html . You will see this information there: If you are a home-schooled student or attend a school that does not offer AP, you can still take the exams by arranging to testRead More

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Exactly How Many AP Classes Should You Take

Posted by Halle Edwards | Mar 16, 2015 9:30:00 AM ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)     If you’re an advanced student aiming for top colleges, or a student who wants to save on tuition by getting college credit in high school, taking Advanced Placement classes is a great option. However, you might be wondering, “just how many AP classes should I take?” You can save a lot of money and make your transcript pretty impressive with lots of AP classes. However, if you overdo it, you could actually hurt your GPA andRead More

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