Very basic spice combinations and cooking tricks to turn stuff from “just the food itself” into various ethnic dishes. No measurements, only ratios. One unique book I enjoyed on cooking was: https://www.amazon.com/Ratio-Simple-Behind-Everyday-Cooking/dp/1416571728 It’s not ‘unique unique” in that occasional blogs come up, but what I’m thinking of is an “all-in-one” cover the planet but simple enough for kids.

Very basic spice combinations
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I was watching a couple of short “slime mold computations” (path finding) videos by Adam Adamatzky, who is certainly the leading proponent and realized what its doing. Since the slime mold is moving on a solid surface, usually with some form of solid maze walls and is moving down pathways with air, the organism can USE the floor, walls and air to find, through vibrations and feeling feedback, which paths are the most continuous as it goes, causing it to make fast movement decisions down correct corridors. This is sort of an advanced “echolocation”, or perhaps like shaking the walls and floor and shouting down the corridor at the same time continuously, and using the feedback you receive as navigation tools. You’d follow the lowest vibrations — the longest free paths – that don’t suddenly reverberate! That is, the path with the exit! Reverse that for closed mazes, instead listening for the greatest vibration that is closest to familiar to you – so that you connect with the larger part of yourself that is split and you want to rejoin. https://www.youtube.com/user/PhysarumMachines

I was watching a
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Oh, I think most things are out of our control. We believe that if we understand something, we then have control over it, but we really don’t. It’s illusionary but it’s a necessary placebo. That’s why there’s so many arguments about politics and why conspiracy theories are so popular: If I know about it, then I am as good or better for now I understand it. But meanwhile, understanding really only teaches you what to do *if* you were in that situation. The hard, painful realty for most is that we WON’T ever find ourselves in a position to affect those systems we study and try to understand. But, I think that’s what keeps me constantly learning.

Oh, I think most
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Ah, it’s a good refresher. “Kid-friendly” as it were. Fits into my ontology thing above. Continuous vs discrete. —– Regression vs. classification A regression model predicts continuous values. For example, regression models make predictions that answer questions like the following: What is the value of a house in California? What is the probability that a user will click on this ad? A classification model predicts discrete values. For example, classification models make predictions that answer questions like the following: Is a given email message spam or not spam? Is this an image of a dog, a cat, or a hamster? Key Terms classification model

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You can also look into: http://scratch.mit.edu Scratch is visual programming. It uses the same concepts – it _is_ programming – but it uses visual blocks of code you snap together. It’s not just for kids either: There are in use visual programming languages like this.

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