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    Deep Learning: the new electricity

    Have you ever used Google’s photo search feature? Type in ‘cat’ and it will pretty reliably bring up any cats in your photo collection.

  • Stand-up comedy courses in London - can comedy be taught? Humour, laughter, standup
    A comedy course? You must be joking
    Stand-up comedy is an interesting instance of the nature vs. nurture debate. Are good comedians just naturally funny people, or have they painstakingly crafted their acts over hundreds of performances so they can push our laughter buttons and get results?
  • God Mode: become a VR games dev
    God Mode: become a VR games dev

    Have you seen Ready Player One? In a not-too-distant future, the film depicts humanity spending most of its time in a virtual world called the Oasis.

  • Reboot your brain for 2017
    Reboot your brain for 2017

    Of all the courses there are out there, there’s one in particular that promises to lay the groundwork for achieving what we all desire: happiness.

  • How much will you earn after your degree?
    How much will you earn after your degree?

    The BBC has used research data from the Institute for Fiscal Studies to publish an interactive salary checker based on degree

  • The North Sea Bubble: Brexit Studies
    The North Sea Bubble: Brexit Studies

    The UK’s departure from the European Union is far from a done deal. It is very much an ongoing situation whose ramifications will be felt for decades to come.

  • Smart.ly: pocket-sized MBA divides opinion
    Smart.ly: pocket-sized MBA divides opinion

    What is the real value of an MBA? The skills developed, or the prestige of the issuing institution?

  • Wasting time on YouTube? Watch out, you might learn something
    Wasting time on YouTube? Watch out, you might learn something

    The world’s biggest video site, YouTube, is like a public library. It contains pretty much every kind of video, just as a library contains pretty much every kind of book.

  • Legal code: Information Technology Law
    Legal code: Information Technology Law
    Net Neutrality. Free Speech on the Internet. Music Piracy. Governments snooping on their citizens. Who decides if all this is right, wrong or just plain murky? Who’d want to tackle the big ethical issues of the Internet Age: Wikileaks, Super-injunctions and social media, Edward Snowden?

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    Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Synthesizers have come a long way since the Moog and the Fairlight in the 1960s and 1970s. Synth sounds are so commonplace now that to create new sounds, you need to know a few things about how they work, and learn a bunch of software, to see how you can push the envelope.

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