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Check out a DSI Seminar on the COSMOS project that will bring high bandwidth, low latency wireless to our neighborhood. What new learning applications can you imagine with this new testbed? “Sense, Collect and Move Data” DSI Center Seminar
Python has grown in popularity in recent years. This article in the Economist talks about how python has become a hit with individuals interested in learning a programming language. Python was created by Dutch computer scientist Guido van Rossum in the late 1980s. Van Rossum w...
Hi! I've had many requests a summary of new Apple stuff from their keynote last week. I highlight the main ideas and what I think is interesting. I embedded lots of links if you want more details.New Phones:In General: The new iPhones have updated processors that Apple calls the A12 Bionic. Besides a snappy UI, the new chip is suppose to bring to fruition the next generation of apps, which Apple is betting will be using augmented reality.There are also new cameras on these phones. Better focus on subjects....
According to the World Economic Forum 2016 report, by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish (by weight) in the world's oceans. In a business-as-usual scenario, the ocean is expected to contain 1 tonne of plastic for every 3 tonnes of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight).
AI is a term sometimes thrown around willy-nilly as an all-encompassing descriptor for any bot with a face. According to this 2016 White House report on AI, the definition of artificial intelligence has shifted over time, and it will likely continue to change as technology advances. My guess is that this has contributed to disconnect between public versus industry construct...
I love a good gloomy atmosphere but I guess there is science behind calling people "bright" in school and the office.In this article from Fast Co. a few recent studies are presented that suggest dim or dull l...
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H5P is an incredibly flexible tool to help design an interactive and scaffolded learning experience with videos. It is open source with the MIT license, which means anyone can use it to make a great software.Below is a demo. https://h5p.org/ https://github.com/h5p/h5p-interactive-video
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Today, Dr. Fei-Fei Li, Chief Scientist of Google Cloud AI, blogged about the soon-to-be-released Google Cloud AutoML. Cloud AutoML is the self-serving version of the Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine released in 2017. The difference between the Cloud Machine Learning Engine and Cloud AutoML is the latter has a much lower entry ...
Because companies need more ways to collect data on customers, the engagement platform Hurdl has created a wearable LED for concert-goers. Attendees are given an LED device at the door of their event and activate it through a series of questions over SMS. Devices illuminate different colors based on users' answers, creating a glowing crowd at the concert...
Our amazing resident artists Wearable Media Studios are holding free workshops to share some of their wisdom about combining data, fashion and wearable technology!Please spread the word RSVP zoe.logan@tc.columbia.eduThe incredible installation is on the 2nd floor,