Finance or medicine?
Finance or medicine?
Mark Cuban noted that colleges increase tuition to the amount that students can borrow, and suggested if they capped the amount of loans, the universities would be forced to lower tuition or lose students.
It's an interesting idea, but in the end I'd guess the lower income families would get hurt.
I've always used the Oxford comma ever since I read this sentence:
"I'd like to thank my parents, God and Ayn Rand."
Much different meaning than
"I'd like to thank my parents, God, and Ayn Rand."
'Rigorous' is a word that cannot be applied in psychology. I'm not saying that there isn't value to the testing, but in the end the workings of the mind are far more complex than any categorization/grouping technique, no matter how fine the spectrum is developed.
100 years from now, psychologists will wonder how their predecessors used SSRIs without really knowing what they do, just like the way we look at lobotomies now.
Well, I suppose that might be a bit up for debate in that Brazil has nothing to do with a man falsely accused of being a pedophile. But both involve a bureaucracy making mistakes that innocent people pay for.
In Brazil, a fly landed on a typewriter and an innocent man was imprisoned as an accused terrorist and later killed. A government functionary was assigned to correct the error, and the bureaucracy led to a lot more trouble and more people getting harassed. Hence the comparison, someone in the bureaucracy makes a typo and the full-force of the government comes in, ruins a life, and takes years to correct.
Whether you liked the movie or not, that's your opinion and I'm fine with your interpretation. I complained that it was made when '1984' was in production and seemed like a cash grab on the theme. I know some people who say the movie is the best they ever seen, I liked it well enough, others hated it. I guess the right term is polarizing.
I preferred Gilliam's ending.
For those who haven't seen the movie 'Brazil,' this event is so close to the premise of that movie that it's eerie.
I read it, and if you did you'd see he answered the question with some historical perspective. It's a discussion. No need to be a troll.
Spez (reddit co-founder and CEO) commented on Digg recently. Digg's 'upgrade' to a tile format alienated the entire user base. It was the best thing that happened to Reddit.
In my view, Reddit's greatest strength is its greatest weakness. Like you note, too many people. The plus side is a lot of them are brilliant, a lot of them are misinformed but people think they are brilliant, and a lot of them are 'salt of the earth' variety that have a habit of writing honestly. There is no shortage of content if you know where to look.
Slashdot to me is now kind of a combined tech/science subreddit populated by usually smarter people, in general, but I must admit I'm coming here less and less because the stories posted have a lot of slant from certain submitters who know less than they think they do and the lack of curation for the obvious troll posts.
To be fair, others pay quite well. I learned a lot and was paid near 80% of full time wage (at a semiconductor company).
Why do people complain? You have more light for evening activities while still having enough light in the morning to get you to work.
I can ride my bike home after work and not be in the dark. I can take my kids to the park. I can spend one more hour in the yard.
It changes back because it's too dark in the morning for too long.
And sure, as Hawai'i and Arizona can tell you, you're just fine if you don't change them. But I like it.
Thank you for the SIFT, HoG, and SVM tags, I do a bit of optimization in my job and I was curious if some of the things we do were applied in similar spaces. I know now the short answer is 'sort of.'
How much of this is just keeping a massive database of RGB pixel rasters and doing a least squares comparison analysis of edge interfaces, color ratios and geometries, and spitting out what appears to match the known object the most closely? I know that it sounds like I'm trivializing it, but I wonder it's really "machine learning" or if it's more or less "pattern matching."
While I've seen it before, I do think your
A relative works at a bank programming exclusively in COBOL, and does quite well. That language will be around for quite some time.
According to the CIA FAQ, the The Central Intelligence Agency's primary mission is to collect, evaluate, and disseminate foreign intelligence to assist the president and senior US government policymakers in making decisions relating to the national security. The CIA does not make policy; it is an independent source of foreign intelligence information for those who do. The CIA may also engage in covert action at the president's direction in accordance with applicable law."
Italics mine. My understanding is that the CIA is not supposed to perform domestic intelligence gathering. I'm curious (if the leaks are real) if that charter has been honored. If not, then there is a legality question.
Evolution is a million line computer program falling into place by accident.