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David Sky
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I'll be heading downtown to see this talk in person, but here's the online link.
 
Join our packed house at Decentral in Toronto for a special Ethereum Meetup, featuring Vitalik Buterin speaking at 7PM Eastern, Jeff Coleman to speak about Kryptokit's new Ethereum Wallet at 7:45 PM, Joe Krug from Augur at 8 PM, and Joseph Lubin from Consensys at 8:30 PM.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Anthony Di Iorio. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Vitalik @ Decentral on Decentralized Applications
Tue, September 8, 2015, 7:00 PM
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I'm all for decentralized applications, but something about the Ethereum pitch seems a little culty/messianic. Might be entertaining though!
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Sunrise over the Pacific.
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Yeah, some breakfast will hit the spot after a walk on the beach. Anything beyond that is in the murky future.
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Haven't we moved beyond specs with these flagship devices? What about the important stuff that actually makes  difference day in and day out?

I love my S5 - water proof enough that I don't have to worry, and having a second battery so I can go from low charge to 100% in 45 seconds, anywhere. Real people don't care about 4MP vs 5MP a day or so after they get their latest and greatest phone.
photo from:  The Verge Oh, how I wish I could be there to play with these new toys. Seeing as they shared the same day for an announcement, I thought I'd share space on an article and compare them spec by spec. All the inform...
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we are beyond that, I like to believe, but unfortunately I have no other way to compare them than by their specs.

I haven't heard about the waterproofing on the S6.  I'm guessing it isn't.

They hinted that the finger print reader was at the back, that's about it.
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How many times will you watch it, trying to get your mind to see what you know it really is...
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Classic auto show, waiting for the sun.
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There really is nothing more beautiful than the sunset.
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(Don't say that around Karen!)
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I guess it isn't surprising that the Internet of Things leads to more and more things to throw away... Any chance there could be a "Come and collect all this packaging for recycling" Dash Button, +Amazon.com ? (Maybe something you could work on,  +Michael Zuliani ?!)
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Taking a break from the snowshoes, enjoying the quiet (OK, and using my phone).
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It has, +Michael Zuliani​ but still a ton of clean, white, snow.
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Back from the snow around Georgian Bay.
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Thanks +Dan Scott​ the wind was crazy for a couple of days, making the lake dramatic, and the forest even more calm in contrast.
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Hi Oliver and the rest of the class, I thought I’d introduce myself. I’m David Sky - I work in software development at IBM in Toronto (but I don’t speak for them). I have an undergrad degree in AI from the University of Toronto (back in the 90’s!). I was really impressed with the Stanford Machine Learning MOOC that I completed back in 2011.

I’m looking forward to learning more about Developmental AI in the #idealmooc  - not so much for physical-world applications, but to understand how they could be used in software situations. When I try to come up with an example of what I mean it often seems like a traditional machine learning algorithm would work well in the example, so I’ve got a lot to learn about the strengths of Developmental AI, apparently.
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Interesting, +Olivier georgeon and I'm certainly looking forward to delving into that in greater depth.
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I may be the last person on Georgian Bay with a windsurfer... the wind is perfect for it today. Thanks +Kelly Hayward for loaning me the board.
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The wind was just right for the first time out in a couple of years! I think my arms and lower back will be tired tomorrow, but well worth it.
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"When you're on a holiday, you don't need no memory..."
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  • University of Toronto
    Artificial Intelligence
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Toronto techie and photoblogger.
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I live in Toronto, take the TTC to College and University to work at MaRS, and ride my bike through the Don River whenever I can. I've been running a photoblog since 1994, and you may already know me on Twitter as @seemsartless 
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Resisted the urge to buy an iPhone and love my Android phone instead.
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Data Analyst
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    Data Analyst, 2015 - present
  • IBM
    Information Developer, 2015
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