Kid logic works better for learning new gizmos
University of California, Berkeley Original Study
Preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work because they’re more flexible and less biased than adults in their ideas about cause and effect, according to new research. The findings suggest that technology and innovation can benefit from the exploratory learning and probabilistic reasoning skills that come naturally to young children, many of whom are learning to use smartphones even before they can tie their shoelaces. The findings also build upon the researchers’ efforts to use children’s cognitive smarts to teach machines to learn in more human ways. (via Kid logic works better for learning new gizmos | Futurity)
The brain is fresher and more absorbent. So daaaah! :)
Detroit a lesson in Urban Renewal
So I’ve thinking a lot about moving to Detroit, but of course everybody, family and friends alike have mentioned that would be a bad decision. However, I think that this is city that will make a come back much like New York did after the 70s and the 80s.…
#monday #morning #subway #commute #rain on #window #mta #brooklyn #bklyn #newyork #nyc #ny (at MTA Subway - B Train)
Why I live in and love this borough so much.
What shadow cometh forth?
Snowy vacation enjoying the start to 2014. Balanced approach.
Play practically every game for five vintage consoles in your web browser
I actually want one of these again, forget about getting a Xbox one or PS 4…give me an Atari.
How I wake up to the rawness of reality.
The Surreal Digital Paintings Of Ferdi Ritzkiyanto
Gravity comes undone on a suburban block in “Loading,” where houses, bicycles, and sofas float into the sky. “Journey” turns blue paint squeezed from a tube into a pirate ship, using software to play with the texture of paint in a way that would likely impossible to do with real physical paint.
I am intrigued by the artful analogy.