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Parsing Science on Twitter: "Great time management advice from our former guest, Devi Parikh! Hear her full episode on determining the semantic meaning of images at: https://t.co/KwDnnjlEhv… https://t.co/bjEqfqbZbq"
Great time management advice from our former guest, Devi Parikh!

Hear her full episode on determining the semantic meaning of images at: https://t.co/KwDnnjlEhv https://t.co/cRmJOp5qNV

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) April 26, 2018
research  twitter 
yesterday by dougleigh
Togelius: The differences between tinkering and research
I appreciate this. I generally find stuff that's tinkered with to be more approachable than stuff that's just good research. Maybe it's a matter of accessibility or not knowing the language of research well enough?
machinelearning  research 
yesterday by shurane
Lessons from My First Two Years of AI Research
Lot of tips on how to read papers, what conferences to follow, some researchers on Twitter, and a few other things. Seems great!
research  machinelearning 
yesterday by shurane
Why We Need More Essays About Media
Julia Sonnevend/Public Seminar, March 6, 2018.
communication  media  research 
yesterday by markcoddington
Professor Chai Reviews Madeline Miller's 'Circe'
DALLAS MORNING NEWS -- May-lee Chai's latest book, “Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories,” will be published this fall by Blair. She teaches creative writing and literary translation in the Master of Fine Arts program at San Francisco State University. Chai reviewed Madeline Miller’s novel “Circe” for the Dallas Morning News.

“Miller’s re-imagining of the witch Circe from “The Odyssey” makes for an intriguing, feminist adventure novel that is perfectly suited for the #TimesUp moment,” Chai writes. “‘Circe’ is also a smart read that has much to say about the long-term consequences of war and a culture that values violence and conquest over compassion and learning.”
cw  faculty  research  regional 
yesterday by sfstatelca
Jewish Contraptions: Professor Johnson Co-Curates Exhibit of Kinetic Commentaries
TABLET -- Over email, the exhibit’s curator, Renny Pritikin, explained that the theme emerged when he and his colleague Mark Dean Johnson of San Francisco State University surveyed more than 100 Jewish California artists. According to Pritikin, among those surveyed, “a large group referred literally or poetically to the idea of the machine, or the contraption. So we went with that as the theme of the show, thinking Rube Goldberg to Bernie Lubell.”
art  faculty  research  national  metrics 
yesterday by sfstatelca
Anthropology Lecturer Jeffrey Schonberg Discusses How Photographers Gain Access to Subjects
NIEMAN STORYBOARD -- Jeff Schonberg is a professor of anthropology and documentary photographer at San Francisco State University. He and his research partner spent 10 years documenting the lives of homeless drug users on the streets of San Francisco. He has also worked on projects involving the illicit drug economy, HIV and youth violence in the neighborhood where he lives in Oakland.

Schonberg tells his students that the same parts of themselves they use to build relationships in other areas of their lives can also be used to earn access. He explains that people sometimes emphasize certain aspects of themselves — age, gender, marital status, common interests, political views and so on — to relate to others whether they realize it or not. For many, finding a baseline common ground is a natural way to engage with new people.
anth  faculty  research  trade  national  metrics 
yesterday by sfstatelca
Booklets — SLOW CULTURE
In this series of booklets introducing Slow Culture, we examine the eight eternal human motivations that form the basis of this framework. These motivations manifest themselves differently depending on the time and place, and their trajectories — shown below — trace a broader transformation in collective mood that’s dominating today’s zeitgeist. It’s not the end of the road, but it’s where we are, and Slow Culture will help us fathom what could be next.
culture  human  motivations  strategy  research  individuality  belonging  expression  influence  duty  rebellion  contentment  renewal  change  transformation  slow  reference 
yesterday by eugenexxv
Parsing Science on Twitter: "Study suggests that those with less about #politics tend to be more confident about their political knowledge. #DunningKruger #confidence #expertise #partisanship https://t.co/TWeLYpA3Hm"
Study suggests that those with less about #politics tend to be more confident about their political knowledge.#DunningKruger #confidence #expertise #partisanshiphttps://t.co/TWeLYpA3Hm

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) April 25, 2018
research  twitter 
yesterday by dougleigh
Digital Strategy Toolbox 2014
This is the follow up to the original Digital Strategy Toolbox (2012). It covers the 19 best free tools online. There are 11 new tools since the last edition. The tools are broken up into five categories of Consumer Research, Social, Website, Online Paid Media, and Creative Inspiration.
tools  deck  slideshare  digitalstrategy  strategy  reference  research  socialmedia  web  media  inspiration  juliancole 
yesterday by eugenexxv
Attest | Market and Brand Intelligence
[Quick and dirty testing] Market and Brand Intelligence
for Commercial Leaders. Impartial, reliable data direct from consumers to measure, manage and maximise your brand. Dive deeper with our bespoke market intelligence,
so you can consistently make better commercial decisions.
vendor  research  testing  brandtracker  creativetesting  nps  jobstobedone 
yesterday by eugenexxv
AnswerThePublic.com: that free visual keyword research & content ideas tool
[Shows what queries people are searching for on a topic] We’re all searching for something. The auto suggest results provided by Google & Bing are a goldmine of insight for today’s marketeers. As you type you are presented with an aggregated view of the questions & therefore a hint of the motivations & emotions of the people behind each search query. It’s perhaps one of the best but most underutilised sources of research for content ideas. Until now...
keyword  search  autocomplete  autosuggest  research  tools  visualization  insight  related  queries  public  content 
yesterday by eugenexxv
Tim Noakes - Wikipedia
Start point to appreciate the work of @proftimnoakes in #diet & #exercise - He expouses a high-fat protein based diet low in carbs
exercise  nutrition  diet  pioneer  physician  south  africa  marathon  professor  program  innovation  research  debunk  reference  diabetes  big  food  fastfood  carbohydrate  protein  fat 
yesterday by csrollyson
To Know Entity Resolution is to Love Entity Resolution
Entity Resolution: Recognizing when two observations relate to the same entity, despite having been described differently. And conversely, recognizing when two observations do not relate to the same entity, despite having been described similarly.

Nice to know that I'm not the only person using "entity resolution" in that way.
research  bigbang  entityresolution  ml  datamining  via:noise 
yesterday by npdoty
Sagan standard - Wikipedia
"extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence"
research  evidence  impact  evaluation 
yesterday by WBedutech

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