Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

Historic Newspapers online

Very cool resource of athens newspapers & historic info: ———–The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: The Athens Historic Newspapers Archivehttp://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/athnewspapers The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access to five newspaper titles published in Athens from 1827 to 1922. Consisting of over 57,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images that are both full-text searchable ...

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The Smartest Machine on Earth (Ai, machine learning & more)

Last night I watched Nova’s Smartest Machine on Earth program.Really fascinating stuff as it explored how machine learning happens (it is essentially a weighted relevance ranking dependent upon data and rules, but then it makes decision based upon specific bits of information including pattern seeking). It also touched on what makes us human, our peopleness and how our experiences shape our knowledge (and how do ...

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