How to make the most of our “Second Brain”

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In a previous story, I wrote about the possibility to be a better learner, stepping into the “meta” approach, gaining awareness of the learning process itself and, treating it like a skill, improve it.

New knowledge acquisition and comprehension are an essential part of the process and, in the last…


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We all know voice-powered applications are increasing in number and effectiveness, due to better NLP models and consumer home hardware like Alexa or Home.

According to Google, 27% of the online global population is using voice search on mobile, the trend is rising and effectively, once you start to use…


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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever (Mahatma Gandhi)

The is no better way to start talking about learning than this quote by Gandhi.

The act of learning should be a constant and endless process, it makes us grow, discover new…


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In a previous story, I tried to resolve how to find if an exercise is executed in a correct form, using OpenPose to gather exercise data and Dynamic Time Warping to compare the exercise execution with a correct one as a baseline.

This time I added the following other components…


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Italy is, unfortunately, one of the most impacted countries by the pandemic disease, so I’m trying to find some insights in the available data about it.

I’m using data available from the official git repository of “Protezione Civile” that is updated daily, available here.

The used code to perform this…


A demonstration of using Computer Vision in fitness

I’m a big fan of a bodyweight approach and generally of doing workouts, but I don’t like too much going to the gym.

Besides, in this time of forced lockdown due to Coronavirus, it could be useful to try a different way to approach fitness and training.

So I asked…


Recently, I had the opportunity to deal with crypto exchange public data and this allowed me to visually explore the data using Plotly libraries, one of the best visualization tools available, as it will enable us to have general interactive graphs without worrying about coding part — like I used…


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Introduction

Recently, I had the opportunity to build a PoC (Proof of Concept — a demo) to resolve a specific computer vision problem and it was a cool experience, so why not share it?

The goal of the demo was to detect in real-time, having as input a video stream from…


We all have to learn new things, for work or fun (great when eventually there’s a match) and everyone probably has developed an approach about this.

But what if we can “ultralearn”, learning how to learn better and not just in theory, but with direct experience from successful people that…


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In this article, we’ll see how to use a couple of cool things together to create and host a simple website.

Why this choice?

If you need to set up a simple website, like a personal site, brochureware, a landing page or something similar, there are easy solutions to consider, maybe less famous…

Antonello Calamea

Tech consultant (antonellocalamea.com) | Avid learner | Composer | Proudly believing less is more, except for love and knowledge

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