Four short links: 23 June 2016
Velocity Keynotes, Learning Machine Learning, Diver's HUD, and Kickstarter's Dividends
- Keynotes from Velocity Santa Clara — everything from bringing academic papers to practitioners to the emotions you feel when you get DDOSed and why containers will not fix your broken culture.
- How Google is Remaking Itself into a Machine Learning Company — Holgate is one of 18 programmers in this year’s Machine Learning Ninja Program, which pulls talented coders from their teams to participate, Ender’s Game-style, in a regimen that teaches them the artificial intelligence techniques that will make their products smarter. You had me at Ender’s Game.
- HUD in a Diver’s Helmet — gives divers a real-time, high-res visual display of everything from sector sonar (real-time topside view of the diver’s location and dive site), text messages, diagrams, and photographs to augmented-reality videos. Having real-time visual data enables them to be more effective and safe in their missions — providing expanded situational awareness and increased accuracy in navigating to a ship, downed aircraft, or other objects of interest.
- Kickstarter Paid a Dividend — Quick profits may sound good to people outside the startup world, but venture investors may see them as a dereliction of duty. A dollar taken as profit is a dollar not being dedicated to exponential growth. cf indie.vc.