Writing for Understanding is an approach to writing instruction, at all grade levels, that recognizes that at the heart of effective writing is the building of meaning, expressed in a way so that others can follow the writer’s thinking.
This fall, MIT Professor Shigeru Miyagawa flipped his classroom as he taught two versions of Visualizing Japan to two distinctive audiences at the same time. He co-taught the massive online open course (MOOC) VJx on edX, as well as the residential version of the course, 21F.027, to students at MIT. The students in the residential class were assigned the MOOC video lectures and quizzes to complement their classroom work.
Torch is a scientific computing framework with wide support for machine learning algorithms. It is easy to use and efficient, thanks to an easy and fast scripting language, LuaJIT, and an underlying C/CUDA implementation.
Ian Bogost believes that an "algorithmic society" is a myth, and believes that we treat algorithms as a religion. I don’t want to downplay the role of computation in contemporary culture. Striphas and Manovich are right—there are computers in and around everything these days. But the algorithm has taken on a particularly mythical role in…
Georg Krempl, Daniel Kottke, and Myra Spiliopoulou. Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI2014), August 18 -- 22, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, volume 263 of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, IOS Press, (2014)