Elif Shafak: The revolutionary power of diverse thought | TED Talk


via Elif Shafak: The revolutionary power of diverse thought | TED Talk "From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy," says novelist Elif Shafak. "From isolationists, we will learn the need for global solidarity. And from tribalists, we will learn the beauty of cosmopolitanism." A native of Turkey, Shafak has experienced firsthand the … Continue reading Elif Shafak: The revolutionary power of diverse thought | TED Talk

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Inchoate in-koh-ət Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, 16th century 1 Recently begun and thus not fully formed 2 Incomplete or rudimentary 3 Disorderly or incoherent Examples of Inchoate in a sentence "Our inchoate organization still needed to fill major positions." "The team was somewhat inchoate, lacking the leadership and skills to get the job … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch | TED Talk


via Elizabeth Lesser: Take "the Other" to lunch | TED Talk There's an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern politics impossible. Elizabeth Lesser explores the two sides of human nature within us (call them "the mystic" and "the warrior”) that can be harnessed to elevate the way we treat each other. She shares a … Continue reading Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch | TED Talk

Roofing drone nails down shingles | University of Michigan News


via More information: Autonomous Aerospace Systems Lab Study (PDF): Nailed It: Autonomous Roofing with a Nailgun-Equipped Octocopter on the arXiv Roofing drone nails down shingles | University of Michigan News

How to Read Tea Leaves: A Basic Guide to Tasseography | Allure


For a long time, I have been learning and practicing the Tasseography.  My own little secret - just as I am a fan of the BioRhythms. This morning as is usual I watched my Weight which was slightly up, the BP which was in the Amber Zone, I double-checked my Green Tea ?( Mulberry Tea … Continue reading How to Read Tea Leaves: A Basic Guide to Tasseography | Allure

Benchmark Results – FaceForensics Benchmark via IFTF


via Benchmark Results - FaceForensics Benchmark FaceForensics Benchmark This table lists the benchmark results for the Binary Classification scenario. Method Info Deepfakes Face2Face FaceSwap NeuralTextures Pristine Total Xception 0.964 0.869 0.903 0.807 0.524 0.710 Andreas Rössler, Davide Cozzolino, Luisa Verdoliva, Christian Riess, Justus Thies, Matthias Nießner: FaceForensics++: Learning to Detect Manipulated Facial Images. ICCV 2019 MesoNet 0.873 0.562 … Continue reading Benchmark Results – FaceForensics Benchmark via IFTF

Google AI Blog: Contributing Data to Deepfake Detection Research


via Google AI Blog: Contributing Data to Deepfake Detection Research Contributing Data to Deepfake Detection Research Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Posted by Nick Dufour, Google Research and Andrew Gully, Jigsaw Deep learning has given rise to technologies that would have been thought impossible only a handful of years ago. Modern generative models are one example of these, capable of synthesizing hyperrealistic … Continue reading Google AI Blog: Contributing Data to Deepfake Detection Research

Ethical Alliance Daily News   


Ethical Alliance Daily News  United States: Quad/Graphics to pay $9.9 mln to settle U.S. bribery charges tied to Peru, China Sep 27, 2019 08:00 pm Quad/Graphics Inc, a Wisconsin-based marketing and printing services company, will pay $9.9 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges it engaged in bribery schemes in Peru and China, … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News   

One-Minute Power Mentoring2 – Jay Parkhe : My Speeches


O.M.P.M. 3 (One-Minute Power Mentoring) Hello. If you have a VC Pitch presentation and you are struggling, If you are a C-Suite aspirant and have a gut-feel that you will be 'Off-listed' if you do not improve your speaking and presentation skills - I shall help you both. I am Jay Parkhe. I am a … Continue reading One-Minute Power Mentoring2 – Jay Parkhe : My Speeches

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Erudite er-ə-dīt Part of speech: adjective Origin: Middle English, 14th century 1 Possessing knowledge as a result of study 2 Learned Examples of Erudite in a sentence "You can go a long way in life if you can study hard and become an erudite student." "She developed a reputation as an erudite scholar who was … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

Random Phrases of the day


Lickety SplitMeaning: To go at a quick pace; no delaying! Hard Pill to SwallowMeaning: Something that's difficult to accept. Jaws of LifeMeaning: Usually this references a tool used by rescuers when they pry or cut open a car to save the occupant.