When you need gas, do you just look for the sign with the cheapest gas? Does the brand of gasoline not matter to you? After a $700 car repair due to a clogged sensor, I was motivated to do a little research on which stations have the best gas. To my surprise, there is a
Machine learning, the ability for a computer to learn based on real-life experiences, will someday revolutionize the marketplace and replace human employees with a computer.
Anthony Goldbloom, a pioneeer of machine learning, gave a fantastic TED Talk explaining how he expects machine learning to impact our lives and the job market. Have a listen…it’s a short video and well worth watching.
In particular, I agree with Anthony’s notion that humans do not stand a chance at competing with machines when it comes to performing redundant tasks. We’ve seen this occur in manufacturing, but we’ll soon see it in white collar jobs as well as machines learn to do more “mind work”.
What are your thoughts on the future of machine learning?
Can fuel economy tips help your company’s productivity? Imagine this: You’re driving on a highway during a nice sunny day. The windows are down, the music is up, and you’ve set your cruise control at 70 mph. You pass a truck that was going 65 mph. The road is flat, and you can see a
I was given an Annke Sparkle I to review. This was a brand I had not heard of yet but was excited to see how it stacked up against other IP cameras. To begin, it’s important to note that this is a cloud-based IP camera. Unlike my post on Foscam’s IP Cameras, this camera uses
Amazon released a Sling TV promotion providing even more incentive for early adopters to get a no-contact trial with Sling TV. What is Sling TV? Sling TV, created by Dish Network, provides you with popular channels through a no-contract, HD streaming service for only $20 a month. It’s a new service, and there’s really nothing
As a follow-up to why you need to get off Facebook, this post will explain how to completely cut ties with Facebook. Deleting your Facebook Account versus Closing Your Facebook Account Facebook doesn’t make it easy for this breakup to happen. It would prefer you stick around, be friends with benefits, or linger a bit. While the
The much anticipated Apple iWatch Watch has been revealed. But will the Apple Watch sell? Rumors swirled for months regarding a flexible display, wireless charging, advanced sensors, 3G capabilities, and ability to beam you to Mars. Apple hyped the keynote arguably more than any past keynote. Unlike other Apple product reveals, few specifications were known
Why buy a Wifi Thermostat? Wifi Thermostats promise to impress friends and save home owners money on their monthly utility bills. Sometimes called “smart thermostats”, these wifi enabled thermostats have capabilities far above what a regular thermostat can offer. Wifi Thermostat Features Learn your daily routine and adjust temperatures when you are away/arrive Know the
Most iPad owners use their iPads for consumptive uses. The folks at Businessinsider.com found that 37% use their iPad primarily for internet browsing, 21% for email and social media, and only 18% for other apps. Getting an iPad to be a good productive device requires an app that you’ll enjoy using as much as a
Copyright © 2017 Brock Thompson. All Rights Reserved.