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The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

Health And Education

What your smart devices know (and share) about you | Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu

Once your “smart” appliances can talk to you, who else are they talking to? Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu wanted to find out — so they outfitted Hill’s apartment with 18 different internet-connected devices and built a special router to track how often the devices contacted their servers and see what they were reporting back. 62 more words


An iota of classroom( scene-4,Ninety one )

We had become familiar with her ways.She was somewhat like a curious girl with good humour, just that she didn’t like anyone laughing in her class.She was much interested in interacting with students than teaching them.As my researches suggested, she was from a commerce background,her Mathematical skills should be good i thought.One day while she was busy wasting time or should say interacting with students, i went to her and asked her to solve some simple mathematical equations within her mind without telling me.Probably she was slower than i expected.The answer she was going to give would help me determine her age.She had her birthday a few days ago,i don’t know why but i was curious to find her actual age.After an eternity,she answered, 345 more words


Makeup & Self Confidence - Is YOUR Relationship with Makeup Healthy?

This week I do a naked faced video to talk about my roller coaster relationship with makeup.

Music: http://www.bensound.com


Phil 7.18.18

There was no colusion“…”Anyone involved in that meddling to justice.

Premises for Data Science Magical Realism

  • What follows are some premises for data science magical realism stories based (very, very loosely) on experiences I’ve had or heard about — premises, that is, for stories about impossible, absurd, magical things happening to data scientists in ordinary data science situations.
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day3: Dataset Platform talk - meetup

Today, I attended a meet-up that discussed dataset platforms of Google, Uber, and Netflix. All the notes below are takeaways from the event, by SF/Bay AI tech talks group (on meet up) 356 more words


Lecture at German Society of Pennsylvania

On 5 July, during my research trip to the German Society of Pennsylvania as Joseph Horner Memorial Library Fellow, I gave a lecture about my current research project and the new sources I’d found at the GSP. 53 more words