Entries by Johann Savalle

WordPress plugins – AI & machine learning

Just a list of plugin I am considering using as a base for further developments: Kindred Posts Kindred Posts uses artificial intelligence to learn how your website visitors use your site and recommends content based on their interests. (not maintained anymore but developper actively asked for people to join and keep maintaining the project… might […]

WordPress and Machine learning

I have been working on an idea for a LMS project I am involved with.   The general problem we are trying to solve is to provide a customise learning path for users   Here are some of the videos I found relevant and quick research notes.   #Machine Learning with WordPress (not as much […]

Technical debt – compilation

Technical debt is the cost of your management shortcuts compounded with interest. It is a fancy term to try to explain to the management that bad long term technical decisions were made and that now they need to bank for it. Often management is responsible for the technical debt, sometime it is a shared responsibility […]

What’s up with Google AMP pages anyway

TL;DR:   AMP is Google tech for loading pages quickly on mobile. Basically AMP is the Google version of Facebook Instant Articles. Google is pushing this tech as a mean to increase the overall volume of mobile Ad inventory – essentially more page views means more revenues for publishers and Google via DoubleClick. Solving page […]

CCC – stuff to watch

Making Experts Makers and Makers Experts   Gamified Control? China’s Social Credit Systems https://media.ccc.de/v/34c3-8874-gamified_control   Demystifying Network Cards Things you always wanted to know about NIC drivers https://media.ccc.de/v/34c3-9159-demystifying_network_cards   Everything you want to know about x86 microcode, but might have been afraid to ask An introduction into reverse-engineering x86 microcode and writing it yourself https://media.ccc.de/v/34c3-9058-everything_you_want_to_know_about_x86_microcode_but_might_have_been_afraid_to_ask […]

Slaughterbots – AI & Military

  Watch this video:     None of the technologies involved in this video are too far away from what is available today.   When you think about all the data available from face recognition, and geo-localisation – available from all major corporation – from Google to Apple including Facebook or Amazon – just to […]

not quitting

so yeah… I know it was supposed to be everyday. Well, it is apparently not 100% there yet. I know I am going to get there so I am not worried. The whole idea of /var/log was to create a space online where I could somehow journal my work, my research, my idea, draft my […]