Why I sometimes reply with image descriptions
Sometimes when I see a toot with an image I like but it doesn't have a description, I reply with a description. Here's why, if you're curious about that!
(It got too long for toots.)
Here it is, someone left a bag of store bought sand on the beach
you, marveling at a modern smartphone:
isn't it amazing what we can fit in 6 mm?!
me, brain glowing brighter than the sun:
yes. now imagine if we had 12 mm.
googled the flies i bought, as i know nothing about them except that they are bigger than their famous cousins D. melanogaster, and immediately regretted it
I'm curious how other fediverse folks are feeling about the ongoing U.S. congressional hearings about Facebook. Thoughts?
I ask because, while I haven't been following them closely, I have the lurking feeling that congress is in danger of responding to all of this with the wrong kind of legislation.
my name is Andreas, electrical engineer in Germany and i'm working as independent embedded Linux developer and trainer with an emphasis on kernel drivers, realtime and system programming.
In my part-time job i'm working as organic farmer with red deers, bees, pigs, tillage, forest and so on.
My interests are in sustainable technical and/or agricultural systems:
How can we come along with less engergy, raw materials and effort from a wholistic view?
@janellecshane Do you know of any images or posts I could show a comic artist/storyteller who was asking about overfitting in machine learning? I feel like I've seen some posts *somewhere* about neural networks latching onto "incidental" aspects of training data with amusing results, but my searches are coming up empty.
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I feel like we often don't acknowledge how very strange US grocery store names are. People just think it's normal to shop at a place called Big Bear or Giant Eagle or Piggly Wiggly.
So I used GPT-3 to add to a list of Perfectly Normal grocery stores.
Alt of @varx -- less tech talk on this account, maybe.