Posts by Alex (60)

Machine Learning Foundations: Part 5 - Classifying real-world images

In this article we're going to look at how to use convolutional neural networks to classify complex features. In previsous part 4 -  Coding with Convolutional Neural Networks, you...

Alex in Machine Learning 31 May 2020

TOP 5 Best Smart Thermostat 2020 (Home budget & Wifi)

Unlike regular thermostats, Smart thermostats offer a variety of features that will not only keep your home comfortable but also saves energy when programmed correctly. Many of the...

Alex in Tech 30 May 2020

80w vs 90w Laptop GPUs - Does It Even Matter?

Laptops with Nvidia 2070 or 2080 Max-Q graphics are often sold with either 80 watt or 90 watt power limits, but how much of a difference does the power limit actually make to perfo...

Alex in Hardware 29 May 2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon Is the Most Anticipated Launch of the Year

This is the moment that we’ve all been waiting for. SpaceX’s Demo-2 is just about to launch. We're on the verge of a truly historic event in human spaceflight. For the very first t...

Alex in Space 27 May 2020

Machine Learning Foundations: Part 4 - Coding with Convolutional Neural Networks

In the previous part 3 - Convolutions and pooling, you learned all about convolutions and how they can use filters to extract information from images. You also saw how to create po...

Alex in Machine Learning 27 May 2020

Machine Learning Foundations: Part 3 - Convolutions and pooling

In the previous part 2 - First steps in computer vision,  you built a neural network that could recognize items of clothing.  Now that you've looked at fashion example for compute...

Alex in Machine Learning 26 May 2020

Machine Learning Foundations: Part 2 - First steps in computer vision

In the previous article Part 1 - What is ML?, you got an introduction to machine learning, and you saw how it works from a programmer's perspective by having you create answers and...

Alex in Machine Learning 23 May 2020

Are Hard Drives DISAPPEARING?

It's no secret that SSD's are slowly, but surely displacing hard drives in consumer PC and why not? They're faster, smaller lighter and less prone to failure when they're being thr...

Alex in Hardware 22 May 2020

Why Old Games Look So BAD? Upscaling explained

You're digging through some old moving boxes you never unpacked, and you discover your old console with a bunch of retro games.  You dust it off, and after managing to hook it up t...

Alex in Gaming 20 May 2020

What is a Container and Why Would You Want to Use It?

Containers, Docker, Kubernetes -- it's a lot to keep track of. Are you looking for a primer on what all this containerization technology is all about, what it means, and how you ca...

Alex in Devops 20 May 2020

Syncing Google Sheets to a database via REST API’s

In this article, I will walk you through how to integrate a web-based ordering system with a Google Sheet.  Imagine you work for a bike-sharing startup that has a bike ordering we...

Alex in Programming 18 May 2020

Introduction to JAX (AI Adventures)

NumPy is fast, but how can we make it even faster?  In this article, we're going to look at a new library from Google Research called JAX and see how it can speed up machine learni...

Alex in Machine Learning 16 May 2020