How do differential gears work?

:: video, engineering

This instructional movie from 1937 explains how a car’s differential gears work (to allow the driving wheels to turn at different speeds when cornering) in very easy to understand way! Modern tutorials could learn a lot from this.

Peter Norvig on Gradient Dissent Podcast

:: artificial intelligence, machine learning, people, julia

Someone on the Julia Slack mentioned this interview with Peter Norvig on the Gradient Dissent podcast.

  • The 4th edition of Peter’s book, “Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach” was released earlier this year.

  • When asked, “Do you think that Python will continue to be the main programming language for ML for the next decade?”, Peter replied, “Looking at where we are today, I guess I would be happier if Julia was the main language” ! (40:34)