Where can one learn about computer vision?

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The best way to get good at computer vision is to start working on small programming assignments with images. Vision is not a topic you want to get into without some programming. Like a wise man once said to his incoming PhD students, “become friends with every pixel.” If you google for computer vision courses, you’ll finds lots of the lecture materials from top-notch universities are online.

Before you do anything too sophisticated, make sure you know how to read images, save them, resize them, and apply some basic operations like a Blur…


6 Ways to do it

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1. Take part in research (up to $150/hour)

If you want to make $100 or more in a day, this is the perfect place to start without much experience or skills!

You can share your opinion in focus groups . Companies are looking for qualified people to join their research studies, and you don’t necessarily need to be a professional to participate.

Last week I received an invite to participate in a beauty study: $150 for an hour of my time! Not bad for answering some questions about my hair care routine!

User Interviews is…


History of computer vision

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Early experiments in computer vision took place in the 1950s, using some of the first neural networks to detect the edges of an object and to sort simple objects into categories like circles and squares. In the 1970s, the first commercial use of computer vision interpreted typed or handwritten text using optical character recognition. This advancement was used to interpret written text for the blind.

As the internet matured in the 1990s, making large sets of images available online for analysis, facial recognition programs flourished. …


10 ways to do it

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1. Invest in (crowdfunded) real estate

If you are looking to add real estate exposure to your portfolio but don’t want to bother with holding properties directly (definitely NOT passive income), you could invest in a crowdfunded real estate project In this case, you would loan the money to a corporation, landlord or rehabber who would buy the property and they would pay you interest to use your money. You would invest alongside others.

The three I really like are (all are free to sign up so you can join, poke around, see which one…


What are the 3 types of AI?

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AI technologies are categorised by their capacity to mimic human characteristics, the technology they use to do this, their real-world applications, and the theory of mind, which we’ll discuss in more depth below.

Using these characteristics for reference, all artificial intelligence systems — real and hypothetical — fall into one of three types:

Artificial narrow intelligence (ANI), which has a narrow range of abilities;

Artificial general intelligence (AGI), which is on par with human capabilities; or Artificial superintelligence (ASI), which is more capable than a human.

Source: codebots.com

Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI) /…


Monetize Your Blog Content

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When you think of how to make money blogging, advertising is often the first thing that comes to mind.

Yes, it is possible to make money with ads on WordPress, but there are also other ways you can monetize your blog content. Here are a few methods that work:

1. Make Money With Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is when you recommend a product or service to your audience using special tracking links, and then get a referral commission for every time someone buys after clicking your link.

A real-life example of affiliate marketing would be when…


AI and the bottom line: examples of artificial intelligence in finance

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If there’s one technology that’s paying dividends, it’s AI in finance. Artificial intelligence has given the world of banking and the financial industry as a whole a way to meet the demands of customers who want smarter, more convenient, safer ways to access, spend, save and invest their money.

Source: builtin.com

DataRobot

provides machine learning software for data scientists, business analysts, software engineers, executives and IT professionals.

DataRobot helps financial institutions and businesses quickly build accurate predictive models that enhance decision making around issues like fraudulent credit card transactions…


Clickbank Review: How to Make Money with ClickBank [$500+/day]

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If you’re already familiar with what affiliate marketing and ClickBank are, you can scroll down to the “How To Get Started With ClickBank” section to get into the nitty-gritty of how to make money with ClickBank ($500 per day goal!). Otherwise, keep reading!

One of the simplest ways to make money online is to sell other people’s products. The practice is commonly referred to as affiliate marketing. …


Is Python the Language of the Future?

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If you’re not up on your programming languages, Python has been the de facto choice for a large number of software engineers for some time. But why? What makes this particular language so special?

And, more importantly, is Python the language of the future? That depends on what purpose and who you ask.

Confused? You needn’t be because we’re going to break this all down in the simplest terms. But first, let’s talk about what Python is.

What Is Python?

As you’ve probably already surmised, Python is a computer programming language. But Python…


Who makes the most money on YouTube?

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According to Forbes , these 10 channels were the top earners on YouTube from June 2017 to June 2018: Ryan’s World , $22 million (22.4 million subscribers) Jake Paul , $21.5 million (19.7 million subscribers) Dude Perfect , $20 million (47.1 million subscribers) DanTDM , $18.5 million (22.3 million subscribers) Jeffree Star , $18 million (16.5 million subscribers) Markiplier , $17.5 million (24.5 million subscribers) VanossGaming , $17 million (24.9 million subscribers) Jacksepticeye , $16 million (23 million subscribers PewDiePie , $15.5 million (102 million subscribers) Logan Paul , $14.5 million (19.9 million…

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