Machine Learning – A Few Links and Tweets

Posted Posted in Emerging Technologies, Ideas, Creativity, Innovation, Software - Programming, Development

On Machine Learning from A free book on ML – A First Encounter of Machine Learning by Max Welling The first reason for the recent successes of machine learning and the growth of the field as a whole is rooted in its multidisciplinary character. Machine learning emerged from AI but quickly incorporated ideas from fields […]

We are Greedy. We Want More.

Posted Posted in Software - Programming, Development

Julia is a new language for data analysis. From four of the origianl developers – f Jeff Bezanson, Stefan Karpinski, Viral Shah, and Alan Edelman on why they invented Julia. We are power Matlab users. Some of us are Lisp hackers. Some are Pythonistas, others Rubyists, still others Perl hackers. There are those of us who used Mathematica […]

Recommended Reading – July 8, 2013

Posted Posted in Reading and Reflection

This is a list of some of my tweets and some context so that you can decide which ones are worth reading. Notes by Tim Berners-Lee: These statements of architectural principle explain the thinking behind the specifications. http://bit.ly/12mkLUp  I have been reading some of these notes and found them pretty inspiring. You can get a […]

Writing as a Thinking Tool

Posted Posted in Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

This is  fascinating read about a practice at Amazon on using writing to help clear thinking. Writing a memo is an even more important skill to master. “Full sentences are harder to write,” he says. “They have verbs. The paragraphs have topic sentences. There is no way to write a six-page, narratively structured memo and not […]

UnImaginative Marketing

Posted Posted in Social Media, Marketing and Sales, Startups and Entrepreneurship

I loved this fragment from Copy Blogger: Unimaginative marketers attempt to stand out with message frequency, or by exchanging bribes for attention (resulting in an explosion of Facebook contests and giveaways, among other tactics). You can’t survive by shouting the loudest and relying solely on anachronistic interruption marketing. You can’t proclaim you’re featuring the “biggest […]

Pycon India 2013

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If you are interested in Python, PyCon is definitely a conference worth attending. If you are working with Python, it may be a great place to share your knowledge with others and you always meet cool developers there. PyCon India this year is on August 30- September 1st. Please take a look at the topics […]