Four short links: 23 June 2016

Velocity Keynotes, Learning Machine Learning, Diver's HUD, and Kickstarter's Dividends

By Nat Torkington
June 23, 2016
  1. 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.
  2. How Google is Remaking Itself into a Machine Learning CompanyHolgate 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.
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  4. HUD in a Diver’s Helmetgives 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.
  5. Kickstarter Paid a DividendQuick 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
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