This popped through my feed today … quite funny – but it did make me think.
The joke could have been even funnier (well I think so) by not changing the flow from ‘is’ to ‘contains’. Then we could have had; Continue reading →
‘Beauty’ is just one of the 5 things thatcaught my eyes and earsthis past week that I wanted to share with you.
You might not know what this is, but this is an annual conference that essentially provides early commentary from Apple about their technical direction. Ok – the World Wide Developers Conference is a whole lot more. But for you and me it is exactly that. This is a list provided by Brent Simmons, that he in turn had extracted from a group he belongs to in Seattle. It is a collection of ideas and thoughts and needs and requirements that at least one group of people think is important for Apple to be working on – and ideally announcing. Three that caught my eye as being very interesting.
+ Trials on the iOS and Mac App Store + Run iOS apps on Macs. + ARM-based MacBooks.
Why didn’t anyone ever tell me that tensor contraction is just the extension of the inner product to multilinear algebras? Or that a dot product is just the special case of contraction of a pair of 1-tensors, which are also known as vectors?
I recently posted this link to a group I belong to. It is about a robot that calls telemarketers and wastes their time. Until then, I had never heard of Jim Florentine, who is “human and wicked” … so much harder to scale – but well worth a couple of click throughs. Five of them in all. Thanks ‘Doc’.