Element14 Presents

There were some toxic comments going around the internet during the lockdown about how that if you’d not managed to spin up a business or learn something new that you were some kind of failure. And that got me thinking as to if people think about the impact of their comments before submitting them. And I wondered if I could make something that would help.

After talking to some people at Element 14 about the idea they invited me to join their Video Content Providers team and I set about filming.

Whilst building a device that could analyse your text as you type, I did manage to learn a few things. I thought the USB part of that would be simple but many hours were spent trying to get the USB Host to co-operate. The machine learning also provided challenges, processing the data is a big part of training the models and there is a wide range of different libraries and techniques. But the googlie eyes worked just as I expected.

For more information visit the project home page – Episode 453 build an anti-troll-bot using tensorflow and arduino

B’doing!

B'doing!

I sat down hard onto the old sofa and there was a loud crack and what can only be described as a b’doing noise. The sofa would need repairing!

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Machine learning at the edge

Machine learning at the edge

I’ve recently been experimenting with Machine Learning for an upcoming project video. The advantage of using Machine Learning is that it can find patterns in data that would be difficult to code for using conventional methods. For example, they can

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Win the ultimate Father’s Day…

Win the ultimate Father’s Day...

Buffalo Trace Distillery invites you to nominate the father figures in your life to receive their own home bar packed with delicious bourbon. To enter pop over to Instagram. Here at Buffalo Trace, fellowship and sharing a drink with loved

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How to build a custom door from scratch

How to build a custom door from scratch

Hanging a new door can change the entire look of a space. Guest poster, Scott Huntington provides some inspiration for building your own custom door.

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The Crafters Guide to Taking Great Photos

The Crafters Guide to Taking Great Photos

My workshop photography is not always the best. So I decided to up my game and got hold of “The Crafters Guide to Taking Great Photos” by Heidi Adnum.

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Novice welders should grind their welds

Novice welders should grind their welds

There’s a joke in welding circles that if you have to grind your welds that makes you a grinder not a welder.
But I totally recommend getting grinding.

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Badass Maker Women Film Festival

Badass Maker Women Film Festival

element14 have been looking for the top makers and engineers to join their element14 Presents team. Now is your chance to vote for the winners

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