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Philippos Savvides
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Excellent tips to common punctuation questions.
How to properly use dashes, hyphens, parentheses, quote marks (double and single), apostrophes, ellipses, brackets, slas…
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The Cyprus meal philosophy: Eat everything.


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Real estate agent passed around business cards and Powerball tickets in the neighborhood tonight. Deal is we buy a house from him if we hit the jackpot. 
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Took the first version of the AI MOOC in a desperate attempt to learn AI (or at least understand how it works). Of course ended up dropping out a month into the course but the thing that stuck with me the most was the lecture on the example of how Google Translate works. 

They explained how it is a statistical translator that uses correlative algorithms to show the most probable translation based on the massive map of word sequences that it builds over time, hence the gradual system improvement.

This article also talks about Google Vision: “In 10 years Moore’s Law will increase processor power by 128X. By throwing more processor cores at problems and leveraging the rapid pace of algorithm development we ought to increase that by another 128X for a total of 16,384X. Remember Google Vision is currently the equivalent of 0.1 visual cortex. Now multiply that by 16,384X to get 1,638 visual cortex equivalents. That’s where this is heading.”

Fascinating.
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The Scottsdale Farmers Market is the best place to buy produce in Phoenix Metro.

For less than $60 got tomatoes, sweet potatoes, red potatoes, arugula, lettuce, chard, lemons, oranges, ginger, leeks, carrots, green onions, onions, bread (from Noble, pictured), fresh ground coffee, a dozen of duck eggs, a sfogliatella and a croissant.

All organic, local produce for two adults and one cute baby -- good for one week.
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The Nest Thermostat installation video is excellent. Was up and running in less than 20 minutes.
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I know right!
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#DevLearn  presentations proposals are due tomorrow. Submit your proposal here: http://goo.gl/d3ybVm
 
#DevLearn speaking proposals are due tomorrow. Here are some great tips to help you with your submission. 
I've written a large number of conference proposals for different events over the years, and I've also read through close to 2,000 proposals that have been submitted by members of the learning and ...
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Footage from yesterday's match between PAOK - Olympiakos in Thessaloniki.

The teams are entering the stadium to the sound of AC/DC's Hell's Bells and the fans lighting up lots of fireworks to create the appropriate atmosphere. The game ended up being delayed for over an hour.

Here's footage from outside the stadium: http://youtu.be/qFJx3urTqkk
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Here's a YouTube channel with a collection of thousands of hours of newsreel footage from the British  Pathé: https://www.youtube.com/user/britishpathe/

Their website also provides an easy way of finding footage by categories: http://www.britishpathe.com/
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Technology, capoeira and other ramblings.
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I am an instructional designer and PhD student at Arizona State University. I share things about food, cooking, technology, education and capoeira.
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Pork Belly Pastrami - excellent Chopped Salad - unique Smoked Duck Breast - delicious Bread Pudding - fantastic Excellent all around.
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Italian food, cooked and served by Italians with Italian ingredients. What else do you want? Best Italian restaurant in Arizona IMO.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
We frequently take our dogs her for the self-wash. Clean facilities with everything you need to wash your pet. Excellent selection of dog food and treats.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Best sushi I've had in my life.
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Had the 11oz filet and it was excellent. Huge portions.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Old-school gym with a boxing ring. $99 a year for Scottsdale residents, $150 for non-residents. They have technical boxing, aerobic boxing, yoga, rowing and conditioning classes all of which are included with your membership.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Simple food with fresh ingredients in a laid back environment. You'll love the pork liver starter if you are into pâté.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago