January, 2017

 

Hands-on with the NVIDIA DIGITS DevBox for Deep Learning

Hands-on with the NVIDIA DIGITS DevBox for Deep Learning by Adrian Rosebrock on June 6, 2016 in Deep Learning I’ve got a big announcement today: I will be doing more Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Network tutorials on the PyImageSearch blog over the coming months. I’m dead serious about this — and I’ve put my money where my mouth is and invested in some real hardware for deep learning. To learn more about my investment, the NVIDIA DIGITS DevBox, and the new tutorials coming to the PyImageSearch blog, keep reading. Hands-on withRead More

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Regeneron STS 2017 Finalists

Regeneron STS 2017 Finalists Congratulations to the 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalists! The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition. Science Talent Search alumni have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world’s most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and the National Medal of Science. Students are selected based upon their scientific research and also on their overall potential as future leaders of the scientific community. On January 4, the Society named theRead More

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Making Caring Common

Preface January 2007   I wasn’t quite certain who was more in a state of shock, Ethan or me.  We had been at the local Y where John and I had been taking him for group swim lessons religiously since he was a toddler and this Saturday morning John had stayed back with Ethan’s two younger siblings, Charlie and Savanna.  It was after the Christmas break and we were back with a new class, beginning a new session.  Having proudly received the note at the end of the last sessionRead More

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Donald Trump inaugural address

The president of the United States is now Donald Trump, who just took the oath of office and, shortly thereafter, delivered his inaugural address . We’ve posted the entire transcript below and highlighted the key portions. To see an annotation, click on the yellow, highlighted text. To make your own, sign up for or log in to your account with Genius. TRUMP: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you. (APPLAUSE) We, the citizens of America, are nowRead More

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Thank Your, My fellow Americans from President Obama

My fellow Americans, It’s a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place. It’s a letter meant to share what we know, what we’ve learned, and what small wisdom may help our successor bear the great responsibility that comes with the highest office in our land, and the leadership of the free world. But before I leave my note for our 45th president, I wanted to say one finalRead More

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Which Reading Skills are Critical to Learn in the Ninth Grade

Many freshmen coming into one of Nashville’s top public high schools are competent and fluent readers, but have a hard time reading deeply, making ninth grade a challenging year. In general, English teacher Emily Moore said, nearly all of the freshmen she teaches at Hume-Fogg Academic High School — a magnet school in downtown Nashville a few blocks from Music City’s famed honky-tonks — have no experience in text analysis. “They’re all great readers,” she said, noting that nearly 90 percent are reading at grade level. “But I have aRead More

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Building a machine learning / deep learning workstation for under $5000

ANALYTICS VIDHYA BIG DATA MACHINE LEARNING SHARE      KUNAL JAIN , NOVEMBER 29, 2016         Introduction Building a machine learning / deep learning workstation can be difficult and intimidating. There are so many choices out there. Would you go for NVidia developer box and spend $15,000? or could you build something better in a more cost effective manner. Which hardware is right for your requirements? How much RAM do you need? The questions are endless and there might be no right or wrong answers. We just finished building our first workstation atRead More

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The House Always Wins

Twitter Ed Thorp used math to become the first person to beat the casinos at blackjack. Then he changed the way Wall Street thinks about investing. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: The card game blackjack has been around a long time. But until Ed Thorp came along, no one had figured out how to beat it. Thorp has just written a book called “A Man For All Markets” about how he did just that. He beat blackjack and then he went on to transform the world of investing. Jacob Goldstein of ourRead More

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凤姐发文回顾十年:只是想拿到美国绿卡 求祝福

凤姐发文回顾十年:只是想拿到美国绿卡 求祝福 2017-01-12 10:11:19 来源: 观察者网(上海) (原标题:凤姐发文《罗玉凤:求祝福,求鼓励》 讲述为美国绿卡奋斗的十年) 昨天,奥......


Regeneron STS 2017 Scholars

The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition. Alumni of STS have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world’s most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and National Medal of Science. Annually, students entering the Regeneron STS compete for more than $3.1 million in awards. Only 300 students are announced as scholars each year. From this select pool, 40 finalists are then invited to Washington, D.C. in March to participate in final judging, displayRead More

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