Category: Intelligent Algorithms

Emoji languages – symbols and communication

Emily, Humans and animals with eyes are pretty good at quickly identifying things seen in the past.  It is a basic survival skill.  “Identify the person”, “Identify the weapon”, “Identify the ripe fruit”. So when training populations for basic survival, you probably have to go back to “Identify and classify quickly” – if you value
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Who the heck sleeps with a Fan and AC on? – my comment Groups asking questions on Facebook not sharing results

⁠Donna Kutac Janak My air conditioner is really inefficient so I keep it at high temperature setting and run two fans continuously. The cost is half of running the air conditioner alone – and more comfortable. I enjoy the noise. You should be asking people why they would run their air conditioner “without” a fan!?
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Cream Cheese, Jalapenos and the future of the human species

Cream Cheese, Jalapenos and the future of the human species I am trying to reduce my use of butter, so rather than making toast with butter I used cream cheese today. Since I am curious about the health value of foods as a topic on the Internet, I decided to add diced jalapenos. Then, because
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Create arbitrary fields through simulation, measurement, and calibration.

A wave traveling between two parabolic antennas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0cZjOIfwos You might try receiver-transmitter pairs, where each inverts the signal to build a standing wave. Use the final state inside the volume (arbitrary and time dependent if you want) as the constraint, then solve for the signal modifications needed at each site. I first saw this more
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Notes from Weather.gov survey questions.

Internet Research – global sensor networks and sharing Looking for data to correlate with other sensor networks Your left bars are rich in links. But you are using almost a different style of navigation on every page, certainly every section. With about 3 Million entry points for site:weather.gov that is a lot of hand building
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NASA Web methods, policies, practices, staff, training, purpose

Emily, I have not forgotten about you and NASA.gov. In fact, I spent many full days checking different aspects of what is going on, who is doing it, who it serves, how much (if any) user involvement is allowed, the level of practice shown in the pages, integration (or not) with contractors and federal agencies,
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About optically connected processors for home use and many things

Nora, Thanks, I will keep that in mind. If you cast tiny angular (square, triangular, for example) blocks of plastic on ends of an optical fiber, then polish the whole thing, that would give a fiber that would alighn properly with a corresponding hole and fiber (or fibers).  It is something that human hands could
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Comment on Equations for Reactance and Impedance Equations Video

Physics – RCL Circuits With Reactance and Impedance (1 of 2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVS-vjHdC1c I like your video. But I put the equations and data into a spreadsheet, and could play with scenarios quickly. This is an old video. I hope you are encouraging people to use computers to manage the equations and data. Teach them to
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Comment on Aerodynamic Center and Center of Pressure

Alexander, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67eTLeNwLgE You are using what looks like to be a good computer tool for these calculations and visualizations. But you don’t explain your tools and give links to let others know what to use, or what you recommend. I watched your hysteresis video. It is really shaky and hard to watch. You could use
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Solar System Colonization – Comment on How to Terraform Venus video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-WO-z-QuWI (“terraform” OR “terraforming”) (“venus”) gives 14.3 Million entry points. There is certainly plenty of interest and people talking. The groups and individuals are just not working together effectively. (“planetary engineer” OR “planetary engineering”) has 34,600 entry points. Topic development on the Internet is generally mostly random and undirected. (“planetary” OR “planets”) (“engineering” OR “engineer”
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