On May 13, 2005, Star Trek: Enterprise ended its four-season run with the controversial two-part finale, “These Are the Voyages… ” The finale infamously brought in cast members from The Next Generation to tell the final chapter in Enterprise’s story, and it was viewed by some as a disrespectful and …Read More »
MAY 19, 2018 “ALL HAPPY FAMILIES are more or less dissimilar; all unhappy ones are more or less alike,” says a great Russian writer in the beginning of a famous novel (Anna Arkadievitch Karenina, transfigured into English by R. G. Stonelower, Mount Tabor Ltd., 1880). This perverse rendition of the …Read More »
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy talk during the House GOP press conference in the Capitol following the House Republican Conference meeting on Wednesday. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call When House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy left Speaker Paul Ryan’s office at about 10 a.m. on …Read More »
Enlarge / Do you get it? It’s the temperature at which a book burns. Michael Gibson / HBO Warning: This post contains minor spoilers for HBO’s Fahrenheit 451. Media and entertainment have been stripped of thought and reduced to quick dopamine hits. Societal norms—whether that means popular thought or preferred …Read More »
MAY 18, 2018 WHEN I WAS IN middle school, I took a home economics class. It was my only exposure to sewing. But rather than learning to sew something practical like a pillow or a blouse, our assignment was to sew a monster, a large, disturbing conglomeration of buttons and …Read More »
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Are you subscribed to the Adafruit Youtube channel? If you’re not already subscribed, click here! http://adafru.it/subscribe . It’s a free and easy way to keep up with our newest episodes. Here’s some of what we’re up to. Electronics show and tell with G+ On-Air hangouts every Wednesday at 7:30pm ET. …Read More »
TensorFlow and Machine Learning @Google @TensorFlow #Robots #AI « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
TensorFlow is an open-source Machine learning library developed by by the Google Brain team and released in 2015 for general public use under the Apache 2.0 open source license. It is used by folks who wants to work with artificial intelligence. Along the way, TensorFlow has broken all records in terms of projects on …Read More »
Women entrepreneurs face special challenges in the business world. This story originally appeared on Ellevate There are many challenges that women face in the modern workplace — and that goes double for the boardroom or when trying to break through the ever-present ‘glass ceiling.’ These issues are never more of …Read More »
MAY 18, 2018 BREVITY, TAUTNESS, RIGOR, SURPRISE: these are the commonly accepted qualities of a good short story, and all are on display in Christine Schutt’s new collection Pure Hollywood. Ranging from a few pages to the length of a novella, these 11 stories are animated by a concern with …Read More »
NEW PRODUCT – Adafruit NeoPXL8 FeatherWing for Feather M0 – 8 x DMA NeoPixels! « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
NEW PRODUCT – Adafruit NeoPXL8 FeatherWing for Feather M0 – 8 x DMA NeoPixels! Since we first started carrying NeoPixels back in 2012, the chainable RGB LEDs have taken over the world. And a big part of that success is due to the simplicity of their wiring – just one …Read More »