Thinking about this new AWS DeepRacer announcement

All of my spare time is being devoted to working on AWS training and certification this week. The one class that really caught my attention was the course, “Seeing Clearly: Computer Vision Theory.” With the announcement of the new AWS DeepRacer and corresponding league it seemed like a good thing to think about and dig … Continue reading Thinking about this new AWS DeepRacer announcement

Apparently Qwiklabs has about 35 free hands on demos you can do

I just did the “Introduction to Amazon Machine Learning” hands-on demo from Qwiklabs for free. Apparently, Qwiklabs has about 35 free hands on demos that you can do right now for fun to learn and grow your skills. That as you might have already guessed is pretty darn cool and a great opportunity to sharpen … Continue reading Apparently Qwiklabs has about 35 free hands on demos you can do

Really digging into those AWS machine learning specialty courses

You are going to be totally surprised. Yeah – you are probably not going to be surprised at all based on my post yesterday. All of my free time today was spent watching AWS machine learning videos. I really started to dig into those videos and all the content that is now online for free. … Continue reading Really digging into those AWS machine learning specialty courses

That AWS certified machine learning specialty certificate looks shiny

My thoughts are awash with what might be in the 45 hours of training that Amazon just released. All of my efforts to date have been focused on the Google Cloud Platform certifications, but I think it might be fun to chew through the 30 courses featuring over 45 hours of training that was just … Continue reading That AWS certified machine learning specialty certificate looks shiny

My baseball card collection is not worth what it used to be

A few careless searches on eBay earlier today reminded me just how far my baseball card collection has fallen in value. It fell a lot. Seriously, it fell a lot more than I had expected or anticipated. In terms of packs of cards, I have been collecting cards from around 1985 to last year. That … Continue reading My baseball card collection is not worth what it used to be

Managing the ongoing narrative by writing daily and being reflective

At any moment, I'm pretty much poised to sit down and write a ton of words. Targeting a specific topic is the hard part of the equation. Managing the ongoing narrative by writing daily takes a certain amount of effort and a commitment of time. Writing in the earlier hours of the morning or right … Continue reading Managing the ongoing narrative by writing daily and being reflective

All those tempting black Friday deals are out of control

Throughout the last week -- deals, previews of deals, and leaks about deals have flooded my inbox. Overall, the sheer volume of deals competing with each other during this window of time is really out of control. The public mind only has so much attention to behold and process all these deals. It really is about the … Continue reading All those tempting black Friday deals are out of control

Today is a planned day of rest and thanksgiving

Today started off with two shots of espresso from my Nespresso Expert machine. It is featured in the thumbnail today. Turning the photo to black and white made it look a little more professional. I used some filter called Eiffel within Google Photos. Overall, the filters seem to work really well. My Google Pixel 3 XL … Continue reading Today is a planned day of rest and thanksgiving

Finishing up a few advanced machine learning courses

Throughout the year I have been focusing on some professional development related to advanced machine learning. Today I finished up the Advanced Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform 5 course specialization from Coursera and the Google Cloud team. It was fun to really dig in with TensorFlow and learn what the right tools … Continue reading Finishing up a few advanced machine learning courses