Author Archives: Nick

Rough Draft Done!

I just finished the rough draft of my book. All 11 chapters. That's right, eleven chapters (not the planned ten). After 10 months of working on this book, I finally have a rough draft done. Also, ten months is a … Continue reading

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I Started Writing a Technical Book... (part 3)

I'm over halfway done with the book I've been writing. I just submitted chapter 5. I've written all the code for chapter 6 and am currently writing up the explanations and walk-throughs now for that chapter. A few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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I Started Writing a Technical Book... (part 2)

A lot has happened since I first decided to write a book. I quit my job, accepted a new job, and am currently taking about 6 weeks off to get a jump start on writing the hardest parts of the … Continue reading

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I Started Writing a Technical Book... (part 1)

I decided to write a book. Yikes. Just writing that now seems scary. You are making something pretty permanent that will forever reflect on how people view you. Anyone, anywhere (hopefully) will be able to pick up your book and … Continue reading

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Trump + The Scream = ...

I was inspired by the recent republican debate to use neural networks to merge a picture of Donald Trump with the style from "The Scream" by Edvard Munch. I modified a tensorflow neural style algorithm to output the results continuously … Continue reading

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ImageNet CNN Architecture Image

I'm getting really tired of this classic CNN ImageNet paper architecture image. Here is the original article from 2012: Imagenet Classification with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks You know the one, with the top 25% of the image is cutoff? I … Continue reading

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Displaying Digits of Pi on Raspberry Pi in Python

(Sorry for the long haitus of posts, I've been dealing with some health issues that appear to be going away finally.) NOW..... One of the most ePIc Pi-days is here today!  3-14-15!!!   What better way to celebrate this Pi-Day than … Continue reading

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