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The AI Hierarchy of Needs | Hacker Noon

blog post image Sometimes you come across something that someone has written which makes what was a whole complicated mess in your head very simple indeed. Monica Rogati has done that with AI using an analogy of Maslow's (in)famous hierarchy of needs. For AI it translates to something like collecting, storing, preparing,...

Medical educators’ beliefs about teaching, learning, and knowledge: development of a new framework

blog post image Interesting paper about beliefs among medical educators. This has been developed with a qualitative study of undergraduate educators but the framework makes for good reading for those of us involved in urging colleagues and expert speakers to become more learner-centred. "The sharp divide between...

Using GPT-2 to generate Tweets

blog post image Last summer I blogged about using a Deep Neural Network to generate tweets but only used 3200 of my tweets. Since then I've used Twitter's archive mechanism to retrieve ALL my tweets (just over 30,000) to train a network. Not any old network - the GPT-2 model from OpenAI. This 'finetuning' of an existing...

No, frozen wind turbines aren't the main culprit for Texas' power outages

blog post image "Lost wind power makes up only a fraction of the reduction in power generating capacity that has brought outages to millions of Texans across the state during a major winter storm." Plenty of disinformation out there. There have been posts apparently showing a helicopter de-icing a wind turbine but it...

What makes fake news feel true when it isn

blog post image What makes fake news feel true when it isn’t? For one thing, hearing it over and over again: "The more often participants had heard a statement, the more likely they were to attribute it to Consumer Reports rather than the National Enquirer." Key features of effective fake news - should you want to...

My next Tweet could be generated by a deep-learning neural network.

blog post image My next tweet could be generated by a deep-learning neural network. I've been training one. Would anyone notice the difference? Could I just hand over tweeting to my machine? Method: downloaded the last 3200 Tweets that I posted using allmytweets.netpruned the dates off and removed the RTs by using some...

Clinic room designs must fit care models | Canadian Healthcare Network "Innovative clinic room design can (and should) advance

blog post image Clinic room designs must fit care models | Canadian Healthcare Network "Innovative clinic room design can (and should) advance the practice of collaborative thinking and decision-making in medicine by abolishing the "doctor behind the desk" phenomenon. The round table makes an appearance in rare instances...

Aboriginal eye surgeon Kristopher Rallah-Baker makes history in one of medicine's toughest fields: Dr Rallah-Baker has wanted

blog post image Aboriginal eye surgeon Kristopher Rallah-Baker makes history in one of medicine's toughest fields: Dr Rallah-Baker has wanted to be an ophthalmologist since starting medical school and now has his sights set on taking the elegant craft of eye surgery to the Australian outback.

Alphabet's DeepMind Makes a Key Advance in Computer Vision: Alphabet's DeepMind neural networks can grasp a three-dimensional

blog post image Alphabet's DeepMind Makes a Key Advance in Computer Vision: Alphabet's DeepMind neural networks can grasp a three-dimensional scene from just a handful of two-dimensional snapshots

Day 1406 - #thecrapartist - Il Bollo Apartments, Vicolo del Bollo, Rome. A bit of water colour sketching whilst sat on a

blog post image Day 1406 - #thecrapartist - Il Bollo Apartments, Vicolo del Bollo, Rome. A bit of water colour sketching whilst sat on a stool on the junction of small back streets somewhere in Rome. The last minute wash of brown colour was a bit rash ... since it doesn't represent anything in the actual view and just...

The Strange Art of Writing App Release Notes: What makes a great release note, according to the authors

blog post image The Strange Art of Writing App Release Notes: What makes a great release note, according to the authors

Sony Develops System for Authentication, Sharing, and Rights Management Using Blockchain Technology: Sony Corporation and

blog post image Sony Develops System for Authentication, Sharing, and Rights Management Using Blockchain Technology: Sony Corporation and Sony Global Education (SGE) have developed a system that will apply block chain technology to the field of education. By using "technology that makes mutual use of educational achievements...

Remember that Norwegian site that made readers take a quiz before commenting? Here’s an update on it: For one thing, people

blog post image Remember that Norwegian site that made readers take a quiz before commenting? Here’s an update on it: For one thing, people did really, really badly on the quizzes (although that could be due to a language barrier). Innovative approach to limiting ill-informed public comments. This is a 6 month review...

The secret of passing the MRCP part 1 exam. You may not like the answer but read on ... Going on the right course? Reading

blog post image The secret of passing the MRCP part 1 exam. You may not like the answer but read on ... Going on the right course? Reading the right books? Forming a question group? Signing up to an online question bank? Doing the right job whilst sitting the exam? Joining a Facebook forum? Doing past papers? All of...

re:Work - The five keys to a successful Google team: Psychological safety, Dependability, Structure & clarity, Meaning

blog post image re:Work - The five keys to a successful Google team: Psychological safety, Dependability, Structure & clarity, Meaning of work, and Impact of work. "Pod. Work group. Committee. Autonomous collective. Whatever you call it, you’re part of one at Google and probably wherever you work: a team. So...

Incredibly focused Japanese author describing her tidying technique. Basically get rid of everything that you don't really,

blog post image Incredibly focused Japanese author describing her tidying technique. Basically get rid of everything that you don't really, really like and then store things where you can see them all. The KonMari technique. I enjoyed the argument she gave about sorting out your stuff. You can do it now, do it at some...

Good read. Animal Liberation by Peter Singer. A powerful book on animal rights written 40 years ago (updated 20 years ago

blog post image Good read. Animal Liberation by Peter Singer. A powerful book on animal rights written 40 years ago (updated 20 years ago and re-issued recently with an introduction by Yuval Hariri) and having stood the test of time and debate. It is called 'the bible' of the animal rights movement and rightly so ......

  Royal College of Psychiatrists' response to the Equality Impact Assessment of the imposed Junior Doctors' Contract

  Royal College of Psychiatrists' response to the Equality Impact Assessment of the imposed Junior Doctors' Contract In response to the Equality Impact Assessment of the imposed Junior Doctors' Contract, the Royal College of Psychiatrists makes the following statement: “The Royal College of Psychiatrists...

Flow, the secret to happiness: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot

blog post image Flow, the secret to happiness: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of "flow."