"Technology should improve your life, not become your life." -Billy Cox This is true for everyone, technology must be a tool we utilize, not an addition we become a slave to. But for people in tech fields, whose lives really are mostly about technology, it is more important to find that balance - to learn [...]
Fascinating isn't it? [Image source: http://epicgraphic.com/data-viz-gets-physical/]
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Who care's if they are completely staged? Sometimes you just gotta oggle. [Sources :: None of the images are mine] http://theultralinx.com/2013/05/stunning-office-workspaces-inspiration-part-18/ http://theultralinx.com/2013/01/60-cool-office-workspaces-part-17/ Pinterest Tumblr
In case you missed it, two female computer scientists were awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor: Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton. Both have changed the world with their contributions, which is unsurprisingly why they were awarded the highest civilian award. Grace Hopper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg82iV-L8ZY Margaret Hamilton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPLDZMjgaf8
"Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid; humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination." This is really true. Recently, in class, we have been working on getting computers to find the answer that the human brain - which is inconceivably good at finding patterns - can find easily. It's [...]
My motto. I don't like thinking about my life with undo.