“Oh me! Oh life!”

"Of the questions of these recurring, of the endless trains of the faithless, of the cities filled with the foolish, of the poor results of the plodding. Of myself for who is more foolish, faithless and plodding than I? The question - what good amid these? The answer - that I am here, that life exists and that I may contribute." [Walt Whitman & Tim Millea]

Duo Lingo

Duolingo is a crowd-supported, free language-learning app with many language pairings. I shall be using it a few minutes every day for the next ten weeks to try to learn Turkish. It will be an advantage that I will be in Turkey for the next ten weeks!

Machine Learning courtesy of Stanford University!

I am honoured to be given a grant to cover full fees for this Stanford University course. I will be blogging my discoveries here! “Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. “This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning, datamining, and statistical pattern recognition. Topics include: (i) Supervised learning (parametric/non-parametric algorithms, support…