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“How Machines Learn”

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“Few-Shot Adversarial Learning of Realistic Neural Talking Head Models”

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“Adam Savage's Computer History Collection!”

“We're back in Adam's cave to check out some of Adam's computer history collection, including recent acquisitions from the early days of digital computing. Adam shares the significance of each piece and why these he loves collecting these artifacts that together tell the story of human ingenuity. ”

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From Star Trek to reality - transparent aluminum

“ALON - Transparent Aluminum - is a ceramic composed of Aluminium, Oxygen and Nitrogen. Transparent Aluminum, was once pure science fiction, a technical term used in a Star Trek Movie from the 80’s.

In the movie Star Trek 4 The Voyage Home, Captain Kirk and his team, go back in time to acquire 2 whales from the past and transport them back to the future. Scotty needed some materials to make a holding tank for whales on his ship, but had no money to pay for the materials,

So Scotty uses his knowledge of 23 third century technology and the manufacturers computer and programs in, how to make the Transparent Aluminum Molecule.

Transparent Aluminum or Aluminum Oxynitride, also known as ALON, is much stronger than Standard Glass and over time will become cheaper to make, but until then will most likely be used for NASA & the Military.”

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“The Strange Story of the Mp3 Player”

“In this episode we'll take a look at the unusal history of the Mp3 player. Some people may think it began with the iPod in 2001 but the story begins back in 1979 with Kane Kramer.”

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Last Opportunity

This is the last picture from the Opportunity rover.

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Flip phone

If you don't have a smartphone, a flip phone may be the best simple phone you can have.

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New gradient on lexicon defbox

It's there if you look for it, but most people won't notice.

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Lexicon entries

This leaps out at the reader.

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Lexicon links

At TPY, hover over an internal link and the words get bigger as if to say "click me" in a very friendly way.

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❝Apple Music Event 2001-The First Ever iPod Introduction❞

“Here we see Steve Jobs introducing the very first iPod at a low key event in 2001. The rest is history.”

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❝The First iMac Introduction❞

“Here we see Steve Jobs introducing the very first iMac in 1998.”

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“Apple 1984 Super Bowl Commercial Introducing Macintosh Computer.”

More Apple history.

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Thirty-five years ago today - ❝Steve Jobs presenting the first Mac in 1984❞

“January 24, 1984: Apple founder Steve Jobs presented the first Macintosh computer. The Macintosh 128K.

In memory of a genius. Farewell Steve.”

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Stacking the blockquotes

Turns out that you're not supposed to do that.

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New PV American Classic title

All in all I think it turned out pretty sharp.

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My solution for unsoliticed sales calls

I promise you that in a year there would be almost no sales calls.

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Slow web publishing

The best solution I've found is to work on only one site at a time.

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Towels

I use two washcloths, one for my face and one for my shower.

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Numbers are not time

Sometimes Apple makes things too helpful.

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YouTube shenanigans

Which raises the question, does the YouTube iOS app have the capability for a internet connection independent of the the actual device settings?

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Connected but distracted

One of my bosses was furious that I didn't check my email every fifteen minutes.

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In defense of the flip phone

The classic flip phone handles something like 99.3% of what I need from a phone.

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Old site

I've imported the old site.

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Shortcut for Disqus commenting

It dawned on me that I can save time…

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Prepare

Things should be designed right to begin with.

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