On the Google AI Blog, Jeff Dean wrote about Google’s research in 2019, and looking forward into 2020.
Just when Margaret thought Frank was going to say something else ...
Back on November 12, 2019, a Twitter user named Jomboy demonstrates how the Houston Astros were stealing signs against the lowly Chicago White Sox in a 2017 game. The interesting part here is that nobody was on second base, this video seems to show that they were stealing the signs from the catcher to the pitcher using the center field video feed.
Here’s a very touching story on colorado.edu titled, Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research.
“She didn’t want to die in the hospital,” Arlene said. “I promised her, ‘You’re not going to die in the hospital. You’re not going to die in here.’”
~ from this story on uchealth.org
All the times
That I’ve cried
All that’s wasted
It’s all inside
And I feel all this pain
Stuffed it down
It’s back again
And I lie
Here in bed
I can’t mend
~ From the song Outside, by Staind
As a note to self, I had the worst migraine headache I’ve ever had on December 17, 2019. I threw up twice during the event, and fortunately I finally started to feel better after the second time.
This is a recipe for making Cincinnati-style chili, aka, Skyline chili.
When I fell asleep last night I had Amazon Prime Video running on my tablet. Then when I woke up at some time during the night, there was a squirrel talking in a kitchen, and then I saw that he was talking to Robert Downey, Jr. Turns out it was this fun Alexa/Doolittle ad, supporting Toys For Tots.
(And on the Dolittle front, this Dolittle “Auditions” video provides even more fun.)