Four short links: 3 August 2018

Text to Faces, Cartoon Camera, Change Tracking, and Quantum Mechanics Toys

By Nat Torkington
August 3, 2018
Four Short Links
  1. text2face — turns a textual description of a face into a photo. Creates rather ghostly images now, but you can easily see this as the start of an automated identikit.
  2. Draw Thisan instant camera that draws cartoons. A whimsical deep learning application.
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  4. Orbita composable framework for orchestrating change processing, tracking, and synchronization across multiple data sources.
  5. These Quantum Mechanics Toys Didn’t Catch On (IEEE) — But the quantum toys proved a pedagogical nonstarter. Papaliolios never published an instruction manual for them or a paper describing their potential value in the classroom. When he lent them to colleagues or students, they were met with confusion or indifference. I’m imagining a CS Unplugged for quantum mechanics …
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