Destination: Switzerland!

Qualitative researchers: How do you balance ethics and open science? We tell interview participants we’ll protect their confidentiality. Transcripts and affinity diagrams can only be seen by research team. How do you share your data?

I learned of the craft that goes into making beer by going to a Guinness appreciation night. I learned new programming models from Perl. I learned to appreciate a good burger from In-n-Out. I learned to appreciate reading from Star Trek books.

I now have a better appreciation of these crafts.

Everyone starts somewhere. Don’t look down on them. Encourage them on their journey of discovery.

What do you call a scientist who specializes in ants?

An antomologist. 🐜

French lesson of the day: “bureau de passage” ≠ “bureau de passe.”

🇹🇳 versus 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿, I wonder who I'm going to be rooting for 😉. #⚽️

I love that the Montréal city bus to the airport is line 747. ✈️

Great thoughts by Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert on why Deep Learning is so great and why it’s not the answer. The same limits she describes Can also apply to human-AI interaction.

From Deep Learning to AGI

how do you ever migrate from a tricycle to a bicycle? A bicycle is very unnatural and hard to learn compared to a tricycle, and yet in society it has superseded all the tricycles for people over five years old.

Doug Engelbart

Front page of Liberation, one of France’s top-circulating newspapers.

“Following the billionaire’s ascension to the White House, the Democrats organise their counter strike, laying the ground and fanning socialist flames in the land of capitalism.“ image