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The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code alvin May 13, 2018 - 5:27pm

Bloomberg has a story titled, The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code.

Google’s AIY kits (DIY machine learning kits) alvin April 30, 2018 - 10:15am

Makezine.com has a little article on Google’s AIY kits (DIY machine learning kits), including their Voice and Vision AI kits being for sale at Target. Google also has a terrific page that shows how to put the Voice kit together.

Alexa has no concept of “current”

In case you’re worried about artificial intelligence (AI), there’s this:

Me: Alexa, cancel the current timer.

Alexa: I don’t have a timer called “current,” but there is one called “Fifteen minute timer.”

Me: *sigh*