Monday, March 6, 2017

From around the web March 2017

Boston Dynamics' new toy



Pix2pix
This TensorFlow model given a drawn tries to generate a real world image that match it.


Interactive website: https://affinelayer.com/pixsrv
TensorFlow model: https://github.com/phillipi/pix2pix

I created a beautiful cat:


Interesting reads from the web
Virtual reality directly in Chrome
https://blog.google/products/chrome/experience-virtual-reality-web-chrome/
Finding the coaching in criticism
https://hbr.org/2014/01/find-the-coaching-in-criticism
Using machine learning for a lawyer robot
http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/worlds-first-ai-robot-lawyer-overturns-160000-parking-tickets-uk
Twitter Bots during US elections
http://www.wired.co.uk/article/twitter-bots-democracy-usa-election
❖ A Filesystem that literally stores the information in a network.
https://github.com/yarrick/pingfs

Cloud Spanner
Google introduced Spanner, a global database service: distributed, high availability, scalable, global.



Amazon Go