Journals are a great source of hilarity and embarrassment, detailing everything from your elementary school crushes to those super awkward middle school dances. While rereading your old hand-scrawled entries might make you cringe, that old journaling habit could benefit you as an adult.
Though many students spend four years of high school learning a foreign language, most of us probably retained very little. Chalk it up to the carelessness of youth, but chances are you've since been in situations or places that left you wishing you paid more attention in class or had continued practicing long after you graduated.
As we have seen previously with the likes of SethBling's Mar I/O videos and other examples, video games seem to be a great source for training AI neural networks. Augmented reality and machine learning are part of a collection of technologies that seem to be growing toward a point of maturity, and that will likely cause them to be intertwined for the foreseeable future. As developers, machine learning will definitely change the way we create software in the coming future. Instead of going lin...
The world is a massive place, especially when you consider the field of view of your smartglasses or mobile device. To fulfill the potential promise of augmented reality, we must find a way to fill that view with useful and contextual information. Of course, the job of creating contextual, valuable information, to fill the massive space that is the planet earth, is a daunting task to take on. Machine learning seems to be one solution many are moving toward.
It may seem strange to find the director of engineering at a question-and-answer site all of a sudden pick up and lead a new driverless startup, but to Kah Seng Tay, both engineering tasks require building the right infrastructure to handle large amounts of AI data.
Tesla has confirmed the EV carmaker has begun to upload videos from models equipped with its latest flavor of Autopilot, as Tesla seeks to "fleet source" data to help improve its cars' machine learning capabilities.
Despite mounting scientific evidence that viruses can cause changes in learning and memory, the reasons have remained elusive.
Data for mapping and other applications is the lifeblood of machine-driven cars, and so far, Tesla has taken a definitive lead in information it has gathered ahead of other driverless players, including Waymo.
It's summer, which means vacations, barbeques, and, most importantly, no school. But that doesn't mean you can't learn something while you lounge by the pool. Schools and organizations all over the country are offering online courses taught by real professors—for free.
News: The Vaginal Microbiome Is Linked to Cancer & Disease—& We're Now Learning How to Keep It Healthy
Have you ever wondered what makes a healthy vagina? Bacteria play an important role in vaginal health. If you've ever had your vaginal microbiome—the bacterial community that lives in your vagina—wiped out by taking antibiotics, you probably are well aware of that.
When the HoloStudy Demo app for HoloLens came out in September, it was a pretty impressive start to what could be a very valuable science tool for education. Now, Moscow-based HoloGroup, makers of HoloStudy, started an Indiegogo campaign to improve their modular teaching app.
Determining whether someone is lying or whether they lie consistently is one of the most important skills that you can have. This video features two experts on lying: a Hastings University law professor and Scam School host Brian Bushwood, explaining all sorts of signs you can look for to determine whether someone is lying or experiencing a strong emotional response to what you're saying. These include facial expressions, tone of voice, and hand gestures.
Want to perform Tom Petty's "Learning to Fly"? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Learn to Fly" on your own acoustic guitar, take a look!
Okay, you're ready to go out and kick some serious ass with you boffer? But wait... you don't even know what a boffer is?
Have you ever heard of cricket? No, we're not talking Jiminy Cricket or the wireless cell phone service provider. We're talking about CRICKET. The team sport, nicknamed "the gentleman's game," is the popular sport of choice in places like India, Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, England, Pakistan and Zimbabwe, though not America. But guess what? It's very similar to the American pastime we all love so much— baseball.
The piano is an intimidating instrument. 88 keys might seem like a lot to work with, but it's really less notes than a guitar. If you've been thinking about starting playing piano or keyboard and need some easy songs to get started on, watch this video to learn how to play six classic easy piano songs:
Learn how to play "Learning To Breath" by Switchfoot, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, lyrics here:
Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you 4 chord progression using F, C, Am and G chords and a fun way to strum. Combine what you learn and play the Tom Petty song "Learning to Fly." With this lesson and a bit of practice, improve your guitar playing skills with the song "Learning to Fly" by Tom Petty!
In this ShowMeDo, André Roberge shows you how to use RUR-PLE. RUR-PLE is a learning environment designed to teach Python and help people learn computer programming. A really cool idea that will hopefully make this subject seem a bit easier to understand, and less boring. Good luck!
If you want to play "Learning to Fly" by Tom Petty on acoustic guitar you should first pay the chords, F, C, Am and G. These same four chords will be played over and over again to complete the song. The strumming pattern is as follows: When playing F strum down up. When playing C strum up up down. When playing Am strum Down up and finally when playing G strum up up down. You'll want to repeat this through the song. First, you should start out slow then increase in speed with practice. For the...
When it comes to anything artistic, from interior design to makeup application, color theory plays an immense role in determining what colors go together and what colors clash. Of course, you won't find the average woman at the cosmetics counter asking the saleslady for a cool toned though slightly neutral foundation shade for her, but this is what we should all be doing if we're to find the right shade.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to teach your kids the Ten Little Kites song. First, cut out different colored pieces of paper into kite shapes. Paste them onto the finger tips of two gloves. The words of the song go to the tune of Ten Little Indians. The lyrics go: One little, two little, three little kids. Four little, five little, six little kites. Seven little, eight, little, nine little kites. Ten little kites flying through the sky. Count them, Count them, Count them with me, t...
Today's post is a small go-to guide for beginner programmers in Null Byte. With many of our community members picking up programming from our Community Bytes, it only makes sense to lay out a one-stop guide for your reference. Hopefully this guide will help you make an educated and thoughtful choice on what programming languages you want to learn, and how you want to learn said languages.
If you're learning a foreign language, it's helpful to have a native speaker to whom you can talk. In this tutorial video, you'll learn how to use italki.com to find a foreign language partner to practice speaking a foreign language. Italki.com is a free language learning website where you can find language partners with whom to practice speaking a foreign language; ask questions about learning a language; share files about language learning, like free textbooks and handouts; and get recommen...
There are many advantages to knowing how to speak in foreign languages, whether it's for traveling, business, or simply for the pleasure of getting to know a culture that is completely different from your own.
If you have never heard of skim boarding, or think you can't skim board because you don't live near the beach this is for you.
In this lesson, Misterduncan reads a short story, which he wrote himself. It is called "One Good Turn".
Especially today, with the internet making information so readily available, people of all ages, all around the world, are trying to learn magic tricks. Unfortunately, going about this the wrong way won't make you into a magician at all, but will instead make you into someone who simply knows how a few tricks work.
Balloon Library is a great place to learn how to make balloon animals. There are free tutorials and also paid tutorials as well. There is a section for basic, intermediate, and advanced balloon tutorials. Additionally, there is a section for eBooks on balloon twisting and a balloon forum also. It is a site I highly recommend to anyone asking me about learning balloon animals.
News: learnsomethingnew a new site! Hello I'm Bernie and I like sharing stuff with other people and learning from them.
I like learning new stuff and what I learn share with others. I have a great interest in making movies,acting,stopframe animation,editing,playing the drums, clowning, balloon modelling,gardening,wine making. I love working with children and young adults. I have a special love for working with children and young adults with life limiting/ complex health needs and this is my main job at the children's hospice that I work at. I also run children's holiday clubs and workshops in churches and scho...
A friend of mine helps develop Cryptool and MysteryTwister and both are really fun and educational, check it out!
A few years back, I wrote an article, in fact mostly to my family and friends, titled "The Evil Power of To:". I was referring to all the folks sending emails out willy-nilly to all their friends with no regard for whether or not you or I would want our email addresses boldly displayed on the "To:" line of an email. This article very pointedly explains what BCC: is and WHY you should always use it when sending out emails to more than one person. Check it out!
Note: The article assumes that the reader has a fundamental understanding of at least one other programming language, and that this is intended serve as a quick reference for Perl's basic syntax & behavior in regards to Variables, Control Structures, & Functions.
Is your French up to par with Parisians? Can your Aussie tongue mingle with the local Australian natives? What about your old-style New York accent? If you're in need of improving your accents in different languages, then Amy Walker can help you out.
Electronics are the most important new thing people have created in the last hundred years, and learning how to use them will make you much more able to function in modern society. If you want to learn about electronics without going to a class or anything so formal, this excellent video series will teach you everything you need to know to get started. This video, the first in the series, will teach you about the basic tools and components you'll need to work on electronics projects, includin...