Half a million people in the UK are on the autistic spectrum, all finding it hard to make sense of the world around them. The disorder impacts both the highly intelligent (some employed in the City) and the profoundly learning disabled (like my late son).
Rip a killin' solo over the coolest blues standards, such as T Bone Walker's Poppa Ain't Salty, by learning the popular techniques and scales used in playing the hottest lines.
Williams talks about some of his biggest failures and what he learned from them. One of the things he has learned is the importance of building, collaborating and motivating a team.
Keller-Bottom gives entrepreneurs some tips and asks them to learn from history and understand the market to help shape their businesses.
Carnegie Mellon alumnus Ray Baughman (S'64) describes new nanotechnologies.
Verma believes that learning from mistakes is something that every entrepreneur must do, and become comfortable doing. Rather than trying to avoid ever making a mistake, learn from them and move on, he says.
Theory of Generalization - How an infinite model can learn from a finite sample. The most important theoretical result in machine learning.
Neural Networks - A biologically inspired model. The efficient backpropagation learning algorithm. Hidden layers.
Verma stresses the importance of listening to customers and learning what they need and want, rather than building a product based on assumptions.
Penchina shares some of his failures and discusses lessons learned from them.
A successful product is easy for everyone to use, immediately. Flatten the learning curve, never ask someone to do something you would not, and recruit evangelists to spread your message.
"This the sixteenth lecture in the ""Lectures on Human Capital"" series by Gary Becker. This series of lectures recorded during the Spring of 2010 are from ECON 343 - Human Capital, a class taught every year by Gary Becker at the University of Chicago. In this class, Becker expounds upon the theory of Human Capital that he helped create and for which he won the Nobel Prize. Please see attached lecture notes, video annotations, and reading ...more