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Laurence Moroney
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Author, Technologist, Programmer, Blogger, Husband and Father.
Author, Technologist, Programmer, Blogger, Husband and Father.

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I woke up this morning with a tune bouncing around my head. It was just there, right on the edge of consciousness, slipping in and out of familiarity. A chord here, a word there. A song that was sad and uplifting at the same time. But what was it? I…
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Protected: Using Firebase Predictions: ML for your App

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Tic Tac Toe is a very simple game for you to program a computer to play. You can write code that tells it to go in the center square if it’s available, look if the opponent has 2 in a row and block it if so, or go to a corner if one is available, ……
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I’m delighted that Google have published my invention of Location Independent beacon-based gaming as a Defensive Publication on TD Commons. Check it out here. The purpose of the invention is to show how beacon-based apps don’t need to be tied to a…
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In an earlier article I showed how to test your Linux system to see if you have a GPU that supports TensorFlow, with the promise that I’d next do Windows and MacOS. So, in this article, I will show how you can test a Windows system for a supported GPU,…
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As I’ve been wanting to maximize my TensorFlow compute power, I decided to install and optimize it on all of my home computers. On my desk, I actually run one of each of the major desktop platforms — an HP running Windows 10, a 2011 model iMac and an…
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Having taken a couple of days off work, I wanted to delve back into 3D modelling and rendering, and tonight came up with this little experiment — really trying to get some emotion into a character’s face. This was done using IRay in Daz3D. What do you…
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So much has been said about AI and Machine Learning, and so much of it is hyperbolae. At Google we’re working hard on building the best AI systems on the planet, and the folks at DeepMind are taking the lead. But instead of hypotheticals, let’s hear it…
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The full version of my book: “The Definitive Guide to Firebase” is now available at all good booksellers, online and offline. It’s been a major labor of love for me, and I hope it helps you discover the great things you can do with Firebase. Publisher…
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Lots of great stuff this week, so let’s get down to it! Mitch Tabian continues his series on building a Classified Ads app for Android with a neat video on using Cloud Functions for Firebase: https://youtu.be/MgBL-oqq4bo A really interesting article by…
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