Letizia Jaccheri

PHD & POSTDOCTORAL STUDENTS file updated. Sofia defended yesterday, congratulations again. I can only imagine that it is the same for all jobs, but I only know about mine, a lot of feelings behind names, numbers, achievements, changes. In the picture, Guttorm, Sofia, Javier, Juan Carlos, me. @Ilias copyright.

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A Frog in the Fjord

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Unless you are some kind of language genius “What can I say, I have a good ear for languages” annoying kind of person, learning anything from Russian to Tahitian in 8 weeks, you’ll need to take Norwegian language classes.

1) Register in a language course, a.k.a norskkurs
There are many schools and institutions in Norway giving such classes. Some are public such as Rosenhoff (this is under the Oslo kommune), some are private such as Alfa Skolen, and others are something in between such as Folkeuniversitetet (subsidised by the State and available all over the country).

If you go for the public classes then be prepared for some testing. Yes, even though you tell them you don’t know a single word of Norwegian they will still test you on your level, as ironic as it sounds. The first test I had was a lady who asked me to copy a…

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Source: Ti feller nesten alle gründere går i

Matt Mazur

Background

Backpropagation is a common method for training a neural network. There is no shortage of papers online that attempt to explain how backpropagation works, but few that include an example with actual numbers. This post is my attempt to explain how it works with a concrete example that folks can compare their own calculations to in order to ensure they understand backpropagation correctly.

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Backpropagation in Python

You can play around with a Python script that I wrote that implements the backpropagation algorithm in this Github repo.

Backpropagation Visualization

For an interactive visualization showing a neural network as it learns, check out my Neural Network visualization.

Additional Resources

If you find this tutorial useful and want to continue learning about neural networks and their applications…

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SmugMug News

Mobile Web App hero

Wouldn’t it be awesome to have your own personal or business SmugMug mobile “app” that you could share with clients, family, friends, or visitors? Well, now you can! Creating a custom app for their mobile phone or tablet is the easiest way for your visitors to find and see your work. You can share your entire SmugMug site, just a page, a folder, or a gallery. The options are endless. Professionals — this means clients can have their own app to showcase and share their wedding and any special event right on their mobile desktop!

Let’s go over five reasons why this cool new feature is one you’ll want to take advantage of.

1) Brand yourself

Who says only big companies can have their own app? Now you can wow your customers, family and friends by having your name, logo, and photos on your own unique app. Your brand should…

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Never underestimate the value of time, while at the same time trying to optimize for a life which will last 100 years ^_^

Dug Up Moles

Time Versus Money Time Versus Money

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A water bottle that creates it’s own drinking water

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This isn’t your average water bottle. You’re looking at a bottle that creates clean drinking water out of thin air — for real. Think of the possibilities!

Google, Mountain View, CA. 19,552,465 likes · 293,793 talking about this. Organizing the world’s information and making it universally accessible and useful.

Source: (146) XPRIZE – A water bottle that creates it’s own drinking water.

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