This week at NAWR we hosted a fantastic evening of movement and music from Good News From The Future, Cath & Phil Tyler, Sarah Angliss, Sarah Gabriel and Stephen Hiscock. Check out the photos of the concert here.
Season 2 of Derry Girls just finished with a fantastic finale this week. The show continues with the humour of season 1 while adding some extra hit-you-in-the-emotions poingant scenes....no you're crying!
"It's a fuckin state of mind"!
On a more serious note, The New York Times has a chilling interactive data-vis showing how the recent Boeing 737-Max crashes were caused by faulty software and an over-reliance on a single angle of attack sensor.
In anticipation of the final season of Game of Thrones, The Washington Post has updated its fabulous data-vis of all the deaths in Game of Thrones, included the most proficient killers! Winter is nearly here.
Scientists at the Event Horizon Telescope project released the first ever picture of a black hole this week! Using a data from an array of telescopes around the globe, the team combined the massive amounts of data to create the image of M87. Dr. Katie Bouman created the machine learning interferometry algorithm used to combine the data and produce the image of the event horizon.
Pete Warden from the Tensorflow Lite team has published a post on his blog about using Tensorflow Lite on a microcontroller board to do voice recognition. The machine learning model in this case uses 20KB of flash storage with Tensorflow light using 25KB and needing 30K of RAM to run.
The seven Irish universities published a report this week on the impact of graduates on the Irish economy. It turns out, university graduates contribute €8.9 billion each year! You can read the full report on saveourspark.ie.