girl from Nantucket
just your being here creates
an Irish haiku
CNN reporter John King who, along with Fox News, gave new meaning this week to the phrase “breaking” news. Fortunately, shortly after breaking it, they fixed it.
From the Boston Globe:
"The presumptive Republican presidential candidate’s campaign reported Tuesday afternoon there would be no meeting with Trump this week. Minutes later, the Trump representative confirmed the event, which is expected to bring at least 50 people paying $50,000 each to the home of stock investor Martin Zweig in Manhattan’s Pierre Hotel."
Zweig’s home, by the way, is a penthouse apartment he bought in 1999 for $20 million.
So, how many problems did you find?
There Google scientists created one of the largest neural networks for machine learning by connecting 16,000 computer processors, which they turned loose on the Internet to learn on its own.
Presented with 10 million digital images found in YouTube videos, what did Google’s brain do? What millions of humans do with YouTube: looked for cats.
from the New York Times (http://nyti.ms/MRiigb)
lazy Sunday strikes
and though it seems unlikely
there was no haiku
(Submitted on Monday morning.)
— Sacha Baron Cohen, in his film The Dictator
What a shame that such passages of brilliance are wasted in a movie that seems to find so much humor in so many rape jokes.