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Auto Self Training

We train neural networks by pushing data through them repeatedly and correcting mistakes in the output, tweaking the pathways toward higher success rates. We also train the neural pathways in our brains in similar fashion, using repetition to lock knowledge into place, so it can be retrieved later. It is possible to train our brains …

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An Animated Summary of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary

SLOMO

Disillusioned with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO, trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity.

UDACITY is Sebastian Thrun’s Online University

In the fall of 2011, Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig decided to offer their “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” course at Stanford in an online delivery and free. Responding to an email invitation that went viral in the blogosphere, over 160,000 students registered to take the course, although many of them dropped their participation early. The …

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Coursera Course List

Coursera has expanded their course list. Coursera – Courses at a Glance – [coursera.org] Here are a few examples from the list: A History of the World Since 1300 Algorithms Automata Calculus Cryptography Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World Game Theory Human-Computer Interaction Internet History, Technology, and Security Logic Music Machine …

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edX is MIT and Harvard Online Free

MIT has offered free online courses for many years. Now, Harvard is joining them in a new online learning platform. Courses will be announced this summer to begin in Fall 2012. MIT and Harvard announce edX Harvard University and MIT today announced edX, a transformational new partnership in online education. Through edX, the two institutions …

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Ethics as Prediction

Prediction involves collecting sensory input, processing it with abstraction to produce usable data, analyzing the data to find similarities and differences, correlating the analysis with past data and analysis, then attempting to extrapolate trends and synthesize conclusions, and finally, to put all of this into a format that makes sense and can be output and …

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MIT OCW Scholar courses

MIT’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) offers free online MIT courses complete with lecture notes, exams and videos. There is no registration required and there are no fees involved, but they do offer suggestions for course textbooks, which are often fairly expensive (standard for college level courses). MIT says that “virtually all MIT course content” is included in …

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Coursera

Coursera offers free online university level courses developed by institutions such as: Princeton, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Michigan, and more. Coursera About Coursera We offer high quality courses from the top universities, for free to everyone. We currently host courses from Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, …

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