And we also have a giraffe

And we also have a giraffe  
 
Not so long ago, I moved from the Parallels team to Rambler Group. Until then, the company I had associated exclusively with the history of the first Russian search engine, entertainment portal and mail service of my wife. In fact, everything turned out to be much larger. Under the cut the first impressions of life from the inside. Flow "And one of the first Russian Internet services for price comparison and selection of goods Price.ru .
 
 
 
 
Employees ...
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Imagination"

How to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human"?
 
 
In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his ruthless intelligence analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Imagination"

 
 

§5-7. Imagination


 
"We do not see things as they are. We see things as we see them. "
 
- Anais Nin
 
When Carol selects one of the blocks, this action seems incredibly simple for her: she simply reaches for the block, takes it and raises it. She sees the block and just starts acting. It seems that there is no "thinking" here.
 
 
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflective Thinking, Self-Analysis, Reflection"

How to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human"?
 
 
In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his ruthless intelligence analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflective Thinking, Self-Analysis, Reflection"

 
 

§5-4. Reflective Mind


 
I was going to repeat the psalm that I know. Before I started, my attention was focused on the whole picture, but as soon as I started to speak and move away from the beginning of the conversation and this moment began to stretch in my memory. My action was divided into a memory that contained the part I said and ...[/h]
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Alan Kay: cool concepts also need love

Let me start by showing a video recorded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at the recent graduation ceremony at Harvard, where they asked some alumni and their teachers to answer some simple questions about what caused the change of time year and phases of the moon. Everyone was sure of their answers, but about 95% of the respondents did not even closely approximate the scientific justification.
 
 
Their main theories were based on the fact that the change of seasons is a consequence of the decrease in the distance between the Earth and the Sun in the summer, and that the phases of the ...
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Richard Hamming: "Unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics"

"This is the deepest essay I've ever seen regarding the philosophy of science; in fact, it is important for all our understanding of thought, knowledge or reality. "
 
 
Richard Hamming: "Unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics"
 
 

Prologue


 
From the title it is clear that this is a philosophical question. I will not apologize for philosophy, although I know that many scientists, engineers and mathematicians do not pay attention to it. Instead, I will give this little prologue to justify my approach.
 
 
Man, as far as we know, always wondered about himself, the world around and the meaning of life. In many myths it is told about why and how God or gods ...[/h]
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflection"

How to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human"?
 
 
In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his ruthless intelligence analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflection"

 
 

§5-3. Thinking


 

 
 
When Joan chose what to do - run the road ahead or run away, she had to choose one of the following rules:
 
 
If you are on the roadway, That is run away with it
 
If you are on the roadway, That is quickly overtake it

 
 
However, in order for Joan to take these decisions, she needs some mechanism that predicts and ...[/h]
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Sofa as the limit of the capabilities of a lazy employee in the turquoise paradigm

Here it is. Comfortable, soft (or hard - to someone like it), with armrests, pillows, which are more suitable just under the ear, and not under the elbow. The perfect sofa. And most importantly, is at your work.
 
 
He is completely free, there is never a queue to him, it's your sofa and nobody else, but you work and do not notice it exactly until you suddenly want to lie down.
 
 
And then there is a thought experiment: try to lie down on your sofa in your organization in a working, of course, time.
 
 
Sofa as the limit of the capabilities of a lazy employee in the turquoise paradigm ...
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Improving the quality of images using a neural network

Today, I want to talk about an interesting approach to improve image quality. The official name of the Super Resolution approach.
 
Improvement of image quality by software methods is known from the beginning of the appearance of digital images, but in the last 3 years there has been a qualitative jump caused by the use of neural networks.
 
 
Improving the quality of images using a neural network  
 
An example of improving image quality using Super Resolution technology.
 
arxiv.org/pdf/???v3.pdf
 
Image Super-Resolution Using Deep Convolutional Networks
 
[2] arxiv.org/pdf/???.pdf
 
Image Restoration ...
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Levels of Mental Activity"

During the HYIP for the digital economy and *** it's time to pay attention to how to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human". In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his merciless mind analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Levels of Mental Activity"

 
 

Chapter 5. Levels of Mental Activity


 
"We are obviously a unique species thanks to the ability to create symbols, as well as the ability to control the conditions of our existence, using these symbols. Our ability to represent and model reality means that we can roughly ...[/h]
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Red Hat Summit: the best moments of the main open source conference in 30 minutes

While we were resting at the May holidays, the largest meeting of fans of open source - was held in San Francisco. Red Hat Summit 2018 . Thousands of guests, dozens of speakers and speeches from the main people of the industry, technical sessions, exhibitions and trainings, strategic announcements and even the speech of Weezer - the participants of the summit managed to see, discuss and try everything in three days. And for all those who could not attend this celebration of life, we prepared the extract of the main events (and video).
 
 
Red Hat Summit: the best moments of the main open source conference in 30 minutes
 
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