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The Society of Mind Text & Video Archive

The Society of Mind Text & Video Archive Marvin Minsky’s book "The Society of Mind" in HTML, Creative Commons licensed. The nicest person I was ever terrified to meet.

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Neural networks and deep learning

Neural networks and deep learning Neural Networks and Deep Learning is a free online book. The book will teach you about: Neural networks, a beautiful biologically-inspired programming paradigm which enables a computer to learn from observational data Deep learning, a … Continue reading

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Deep Learning 101

Deep Learning 101 Deep learning has become something of a buzzword in recent years with the explosion of ‘big data’, ‘data science’, and their derivatives mentioned in the media. Justifiably, deep learning approaches have recently blown other state-of-the-art machine learning … Continue reading

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Save the Adventure (17) | HiLobrow

Save the Adventure (17) | HiLobrow In such thrillers, the mystery within the mystery is: Does anything mean anything? Can anything mean?

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Glitched Art: Is Software a Whole New Animal? – Facts So Romantic – Nautilus

Glitched Art: Is Software a Whole New Animal? – Facts So Romantic – Nautilus The software-as-animal metaphor is useful. Cates and other members of the glitch art community often hunt for coding defects (the eponymous glitches) in the ecosystem of … Continue reading

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Coding Is An Art–Software People Should Learn “Art Thinking”

Coding Is An Art–Software People Should Learn "Art Thinking" The tech world is being inundated by design gurus preaching "iteration!" But thinking like an artist can be more profound for programmers–and more natural.

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Free Progamming books

Free Progamming books Extensive list of free programming books, maintained on github.

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Programming with Nothing

Programming with Nothing Ruby is a powerful language, but how much power does it have if you remove all of its datatypes except for Proc and all of its features except for Proc.new and Proc#call? I’ll investigate by building proc-only … Continue reading

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Product Management « Rowan Simpson

Product Management « Rowan Simpson My last job title at Trade Me was ‘Head of Product’. If you say you are a ‘Software Developer’ or even a ‘Development Manager’, then most people working in technology will know what that means. … Continue reading

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Composing for Jazz Orchestra | Music and Theater Arts | MIT OpenCourseWare

Composing for Jazz Orchestra | Music and Theater Arts | MIT OpenCourseWare This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and to the … Continue reading

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