R2D3 R2D3 recently had a fantastic Visual Introduction to Machine Learning, using the classification of homes in San Francisco vs. New York as their example. As they explain quite simply: In machine learning, computers apply statistical learning techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. Show More Summary
My new book Super Sensory Invitations to Play is going on tour! Follow along with us as some totally awesome kids’ activities bloggers try out ideas from the book. Super Sensory Invitations to Play on tour! Use the links below to visit...Show More Summary
Mercury kills coral. This eats it before it gets the chance. Every year, yellowfin tuna get a little more poisonous to eat. Since 2008, the amount of mercury found in the fish has gone up 3.8% a year, and that trend will probably continue—the amount of the toxic heavy metal in the ocean may double by 2050. But now there may be a good way to start taking it out. Read Full Story
The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Erica Boeke Photo: Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: Erica Boeke Role at Fast Company: Associate publisher, Global Marketing. Among other things, I get...Show More Summary
Why would any sane parent bring impressionable young minds to a desert full of 70,000 partiers? On the barren flatlands of the Nevada desert, children ages 5 to 14 weave unnoticed between ecstasy-tripping ravers, elaborate penis-shaped art cars, and an endless sea of topless young women. Show More Summary
The term “flagship killer” has been floating around a lot recently. Recent device announcements like the OnePlus 2 and the Moto X Style might be making you rethink how you’ll fund and [...]
The rumors are true: Dr. Dre will release a new album in the near future. The rapper took to his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy to confirm reports of a Straight Outta Compton soundtrack produced by Dre as well as additional details regarding Dre's first LP since 1999's 2001. During Saturday's "Countdown...
"True Comedian" 2:10 A "True Detective" parody on the state of the comedy business. Submitted by: akozel Regular Keywords: True Comedian True Detective Andy Kozel Brian Moreno Roy Wood Jr. Lissy Smith Sean Carrigan Amir K Comedy Parody HBO Geoffrey McNeil vine stand up comedy Views: 199
Shit You've Done in an Uber 3:02 You know you've done at least one of these things. Submitted by: Whelmed Productions Regular Keywords: uber lyft sketch buzzfeed cody kennedy shapira sweeney ester steinberg cody kennedy stuff done said...Show More Summary
TCGS Stares into Nick Kroll's Soul 2:30 The Chris Gethard Show asks Nick Kroll to stare directly into the camera, so that the world may get a glimpse into his soul. As a bonus, he offers some tips on mugging to Randy... a teenager Gethard...Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Emmanuel Mudiay to a multi-year contract, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. All first round draft picks are guaranteed to receive a contract, assuming they wish to come to the NBA right away. Thereforefore, this is a standard signing, and was expected. Mudiay, 6-5, [...]
Texas AG Ken Paxton will reportedly face multiple felonies come Monday.
The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have signed 21st overall pick Justin Anderson. All first round draft picks are guaranteed to receive a contract, assuming they wish to come to the NBA right away. So, this signing was expected. Anderson (6-6, 228) impressed at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas where he started all 6 six [...]
The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has waived forward Jordan Hamilton. Hamilton appeared in 14 games with the Clippers last season, making two starts and averaging 2.7 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 8.7 minutes. The Los Angeles native originally signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Feb. 24, 2015. He has appeared [...]
The Toronto Raptors finished the 2014-15 regular season with a 49-33 record. Enjoy these video highlights of some of their best plays of the year:
Watching LeBron James improvise on a basketball court can be a thing of beauty, but who’d have believed he was as quick with line improvs in front of a movie camera? The truth is, he held his own with two improv masters – Amy Schumer and Bill Hader – during the filming of Trainwreck, and … Continue reading Trainwreck: LeBron Improvs Like a Master Off the Court! ?
Samantha Mathis’ Staten Island Councilwoman Justine Faraldo made a very impressive debut on FX’s hit series The Strain (Sundays, 10/9C) in the second season’s second episode – calling out the mayor of New York City; declaring Staten Island a infection-free zone and putting dead vampires on horrific display. Show More Summary
By THCBist Joyce J wrote in with this to say after reading Steve Findlay’s post on Medicare’s 50th Anniversary last week. “Just yesterday, I was on my last and final rant relative to the price of not only specialty drugs, but also Tier 3 drugs! So much of a rant that I considered writing my
Here are some kind words from a reader in North Lanarkshire, one of the 500 or so GMB members whose equal pay claims have still to be settled because of a bizarre decision taken by their trade union to restrict its own members claims to only three years. Show More Summary