Today’s post concern’s itself with Derek Siver’s book “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur.” I recently finished this short read via an audiobook on Audible, which is pleasantly read by Derek himself. Overall one gets the feeling that the building of his business was a casual, almost accidental affair that… Continue reading Casual Company Building: Review of Derek Sivers’ “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur”
What you’ll need: SD Card Wireless keyboard and mouse Raspberry Pi 3B+ Power supply HDMI cable What to do: Format the SD Card using SD Memory Card Formatter available here Download NOOBS from here (the file is >1.5 GB so this will take some time) Extract NOOBS files from the .zip and copy them to… Continue reading First IoT Project with Raspberry Pi
‘Collective wisdom’ is put to good use to tackle three kinds of problems, and complexity is no bar: Cognition problems: such problems arise when we can only guess the answer – as e.g. about the contents of the jelly bean jar, or about the future. How do we get the guess right? Coordination problems: how… Continue reading Prediction Markets – Using Groups to Guess Right
Are we on the brink of the next technological revolution with machine learning/artificial intelligence? I don’t know, but there have surely been some amazing advancements lately. Why not get in on the fun? In this simple example we’ll train a neural network to pick light text or dark text against a user-chosen background color using… Continue reading Machine Learning: A Simple Example
After you start developing for the web a little bit, you’ll certainly run across the following CSS: In fact, this is considered by some to be best practice, and would be included at the top of their CSS file in every project. So what is it? border-box is one of three (3) options for the… Continue reading What is CSS box-sizing: border-box?