Let’s Talk Briefly about Deep Learning

You’ve heard the name over and over, and for most of you it probably settles into the same category as Harry Potter’s “levitation charm” as far as whether you need to understand it.  That’s cool, most people will never need to know this stuff, in the same fashion as you don’t need to know the […]

Yeeeesh…

Drinkers of citrus beverages (aka Mountain Dew, etc.), be careful with your quantities. A key ingredient, called Brominated Vegetable Oil, has been shown to have some potentially serious consequences. It’s used in those drinks to keep the citrus flavor in suspension – without it, all the flavoring would float to the surface. It’s original and […]

Interesting comparison between Climate denials and Evolution denials

Article can be found here. It was particularly interesting to me to see that a few other people have begun to see the similarities between the tactics of climate-change deniers and the creationist evolution-deniers.  Their tactics are pretty simple:  can’t win on facts, so switch to public relations and legal action. That is generally the […]

Good summary of top-predator ecology and some thoughts on its implications

Although I live in the business world now, my education was in biology – and I find the concepts of ecology and genetics surprisingly applicable to the world of business.  Both on the broad perspective of companies as consumers and producers competing for space in an environment, as well as the genes that make a […]