Emma Zahren-Newman

Emma Zahren-Newman posted a video in interest 'Good Karma'

(Official Movie) THRIVE: What On Earth Will It Take?
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I'm not sure what to fully think of this video, but it is definitely entertaining and makes me think! Sharing, hoping someone will watch it and discuss with me :)

Dana Chambers

Dana Chambers posted a photo in interest 'Food & Drink'

Healthy diet has become today's necessity. Every person cannot go to a gym or carry regular workouts because of his busy schedule. In such case, one can choose the guide régime from https://www.cellublue.com/fr/product/fit-food-guide/ to eat a healthy diet. This will keep his body healthy and fit.

Rajat

Rajat posted a link in subinterest 'Artificial Inte...'

'Thought vectors' could revolutionize artificial intelligence - ExtremeTech

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Despite all the recent hullabaloo concerning artificial intelligence, in part fueled by dire predictions made by the likes of Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, there have been few breakthroughs in the field to warrant such fanfare.

"Thoughts are just these great big vectors, and that big vectors have causal powers. They cause other big vectors, and that's utterly unlike the standard AI view that thoughts are symbolic expressions."
Geoffrey Hinton

Emma Zahren-Newman

Emma Zahren-Newman posted a link in subinterest 'Education'

Richmond now has the highest Hispanic dropout rate in Virginia. According to Vilma Seymour, many latino students fall through the cracks because the system is not set up in their favor. This is why we need to always question the power structures that exist...

Rajat

Rajat How does one confront the power structures? One at a time.. by becoming mentors. But how does one effect large scale change?

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Emma Zahren-Newman

Emma Zahren-Newman On a few fronts, one might be to broaden the school system's concept of "education". Being an informed citizen is more than just being able to memorize answers for a test

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Rajat

Rajat posted a video in subinterest 'Tennis'

Roger Federer - Top 1000 Best Shots of his Career
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Cheers to our family idol!

Rajat

Rajat posted a photo in subinterest 'Artificial Inte...'

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning


"The most important part of learning is actually forgetting."
Naftali Tishby


Source:
https://www.quantamagazine.org/new-theory-cracks-open-the-black-box-of-deep-learning-20170921/

Rajat

Rajat posted a link in subinterest 'Environment'

Amazing game theoretic take on "The evolution of trust" or rather mistrust :\
Sit back, it will be time well spent(my score 30). Offers a glimpse into the real world of trust, altruism in face of compounding effects of fake news and "virtually" social interaction!

Rajat

Rajat posted a link in subinterest 'Design'

Simple designs may appeal to the limbic brain, but isn't design and ultimately success contextual? For example, a few successful hi-touch websites:-

Simple: Google; LinkedIn(only recently though!), Apple, Medium, Wikipedia

Complex: Facebook, eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, YouTube, Reddit

"Design is not just what it looks and feels like. Design is how it works"
Steve Jobs

Rajat

Rajat posted a link in subinterest 'Education'

As MOOCs continue to experiment with delivery models to achieve better student outcomes in order to bridge the gap between user intent and user behavior ( as reflected in low completion rates). One could perhaps think of two broad approaches:

1)Data/AI driven: As laid out in this Berkley piece on a machine learned approach "(by).... both tracking learners’ behaviors in real-time and dynamically adapting content based on each learner’s individual clickstream history." A variant of this approach is already seen in likes of Khan Academy.


2) Human driven : By populating an online classroom with adequate number of mentors and close involvement of professors or TA's along with cohort driven peer evaluations to effectively deal with the fundamental problem of lack of feedback and collaboration in an asynchronous learning environment.