Monday, January 01, 2018

ideas: solar light: Nokero (no kerosene)

"Kerosene is Dangerous. Yet, 1.2 billion people rely on it for light" (since they don't have access to electricity)
Solution: integrated small solar panel, battery and LED light.
Solar Lights, Solar String Lights by Nokero (no kerosene)

Designed as an all–in-one, the N233 has an integrated solar panel, easy to use push button and long-life rechargeable battery (up to five years!)

link from: .NET Rocks! vNext

ROI on AI: Algorithmia: Open Marketplace for Algorithms

Algorithmia - Open Marketplace for Algorithms

"Enabling AI in every Application
Automating the use of AI/ML models at every scale with the Serverless AI Layer.
Run any model, function, or algorithm as a microservice with a REST API."

Natural Language Processing

link from: .NET Rocks! vNext

learning tool: Quizlet

interesting web site & app, used in schools

Learning tools & flashcards, for free | Quizlet

"Search millions of study sets or create your own.
Improve your grades by studying with flashcards, games and more."

Quizlet - Wikipedia

"Quizlet is a mobile and web-based study application. It is currently used by 1-in-2 high school students and 1-in-3 college students in the United States.[3] ... Quizlet trains students via flashcards and various games and tests. As of August 2017, Quizlet has over 140 million user-generated flashcard sets and more than 20 million active learners.[5] It now ranks among the top 50 websites in the U.S.[6] In 2016, Quizlet was recognized by SimilarWeb as the fastest growing US Education site in 2015"