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Trying something new, everyone is guaranteed an interview! Open interviews! For a limited time no one will be skipped (except for clear cases of abuse).

So we still have about 10 more 100% remote positions to hire for full-time market-fair positions here at QOTO/CleverThis.

100% remote, work from anywhere, even the beach, market-fair offers. Ethics first, we treat our people like family.

We have an urgent need for Machine learning experts with a background in NLP and Deep Learning (Natural Language Processing and Neural Networks). There is a focus on Knowledge Graphs, Mathematics, Java, C, looking for Polyglots.

We are an open-source first company, we give back heavily to the OSS community.

We need everything from jr to sr, data scientist to programmer. If your IT and your good, you might be a fit.

I will personally be both your direct boss, and hiring manager. I am also the founder and inventor.

The NLP position can be found at this link, other positions can be found on the menu bar on the left:

docs.cleverthis.com/en/human_r

If you would like to submit yourself for an interview, which for a limited time I am guaranteeing you will get a first stage interview, then you can submit your application here, and even schedule your interview as you apply, instantly!

cal.com/team/cleverthis/interv

For those of you who cant schedule during core hours you can schedule in my free time if youโ€™d like a chance (the company doesnt have fixed hours):

cal.com/team/cleverthis/interv

We really donโ€™t make enough of the fact that you donโ€™t need JS to make a nice website. Just HTML and CSS

And, whatever most programmers say about HTML and CSS, they absolutely are much more accessible to learn than JS ever has been or will be

#AfricanArt #AfricanMusic #drummer #oilpainting #artprint
Painting of the Day. The Drummer V
> > artcameroon.com/the-drummer-5/
It's a very vertical painting of an African musician singing &playing drum. The background is a swirling mass of colors creating a sense of energy &movement.
90 cm / 35 in width
45 cm / 18 in height
$750 original / $145 art print / Mailed free from USA
Sales benefit only the artist in civil war #Cameroon

To whomever wants to hear it:

There's a common misconception that stereoscopic vision is necessary to perceive depth ("3D"). It's not. Especially when things move: typical action movies are the worst candidates for stereoscopy. One of the best applications is still photography of unfamiliar large objects with unusual light sources.

Why:
1. unfamiliar objects: no cue as to how big they are or how they move relative to the rest of the scene.
2. large: everything is far from the camera => everything is equally in focus.
3. unusual lighting: if light comes from below, shadows are interpreted wrong by our terrestrial minds (e.g. flip a photo of footprints in the sand upside down, they will appear bumpy)

Earlier today, King Charles III revealed his first official portrait since his coronation in May 2023: flip.it/OtdatX (via TOWN & COUNTRY).

The painting, by artist Jonathan Yeo, was commissioned in 2020 when the King was still Prince of Wales.

Reactions ranged wildly.

Whatโ€™s your take?

#art #painting #royals #RoyalFamily #monarchy

To be clear, nonsense happens all the time, it's normal. What bothers me is the passivity in the face of recurring nonsense.

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By the way, vitamin D is not a vitamin but it's called a vitamin anyway. I'm glad I'm not a biologist anymore. This sort of nonsense used to drive me nuts.

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They should make alphabet soup pasta with only the names of vitamins - A, B, C, D, K - to make it healthier.

I was wondering why the UK was not called a "federation".

After some back-and-forth, ChatGPT clarified:

In a federation, there's typically a constitutional division of powers between the central government and the subnational entities (states, provinces, etc.), and this division is usually fixed and applies uniformly to all members of the federation. Each level of government has its own sphere of authority, as defined by the constitution, and these powers are often enshrined and protected by law.

In contrast, the UK's system of devolution is more flexible and asymmetric. The powers devolved to Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland have been granted through separate pieces of legislation (Scotland Act, Government of Wales Act, Northern Ireland Act), and the specific powers vary between them. Additionally, these powers can be amended or repealed by the UK Parliament if there is sufficient political will to do so. So, while devolution grants a degree of autonomy to subnational entities, it does not involve a fixed constitutional division of powers like in a federation.

What's more suspicious than someone with their country's flag in their display name?
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A display name with flags of countries they've never been to.

Whenever you feel guilty about eating a lot of food just remember that the blue whale can eat 40 million krill in a day but everyone still loves them.

I'm still puzzled that the phrase "I was today years old when ..." makes sense to people. Let's see what we have:
- <today> is a placeholder for the person's age;
- the grammar is wrong unless we view "today" as some sort of placeholder, making the expression funny;
- this is to hide the embarrassment of just having learned something important that they wish they had learned earlier;
- there's nothing wrong in learning something late, making it hard for me to read to whole sentence other than literally: either you think it's cool to mock the lack of knowledge and want to pass for someone who knows a lot already, or you're humble about what you know and you're ignoring grammar completely which is weird for someone who reads.

Do you want to know more about the mathematics of #quantum computing? This @SMBCComics is a great start ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ smbc-comics.com/comic/the-talk

Having never lived near the equator, it's only today that I theorized that although summer and winter are astronomically-speaking indistinguishable at latitude zero, these seasons receive different sun exposure than spring-fall.
The midday sun on the equator is vertical twice a year at the equinoxes. On the tropics, the midday sun is vertical once a year, at the summer solstice. For other locations between the tropics, I'm guessing it also happens twice a year sometime between the summer solstice and the nearest equinoxes.
Now, I'm curious about actual climate differences between December and June at specific regions on the equator.

I try to tolerate people who are wrong or that I don't like.

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