‘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?
Browser-Sync is a package that allows you to see changes to your website in real-time in the browser on save. This quick tutorial will tell you how to set it up. It’s easy!
So iOS has an interesting feature when using the FileReader API that it stores an image in a default orientation irrespective of how the image is taken, so a portrait image is stored in landscape, e.g.:
So I recently decided to dust off my three years of high school Spanish (of which practically all I remember is “Yo tengo no dinero”) and start learning Spanish again for upcoming trips to South America. Here are three free tools I’ve been using: Anki – the OG flashcard application for your desktop. It’s free to… Continue reading 3 Free Tools for Learning a Language
If you’ve done any website development lately you’re sure to be familiar with Bootstrap, a web framework that makes many things much easier to code. Bootstrap is perhaps best known as one of the first/best frameworks for “responsive” web pages, that is: web pages that automatically reconfigure themselves to best fit the viewing device screen… Continue reading Bootstrap Tip!