On This Day In 2005
On this day in 2005 Paul made the Internet a fraction of a percent more-weird by cooking and eating a "Birmingham Egg". Dan's just resurrected the web page about it. You know: for posterity.
Neural nets respond to pranks like children do
There's a lot of fun to be had in "pranking" image-recognising neural nets with unusual photos. But the ways in which they fail might be a clue about how young humans learn language, too.
Bureaucracy vs. Common Sense
When Dan's pension provider made "Gender" a mandatory field, he never expected to be asked to PROVE the gender he clicked on. Especially since he clicked on "Not provided"...
Since the 1990s, Dan Q has maintained some kind of personal blog, talking about his life as well as technology, programming, relationships, magic, and games.
He lives in Oxford, UK with his partner and her husband in a polyamorous V-shaped thingy, and their two children. Alongside freelance web consultancy, he works for the University of Oxford and volunteers with Three Rings.
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