Today I did the virtual tour offered by Amazon. In Spain is an event where you visit some sections of Barcelona, Madrid and Sevilla fulfilment centers. It’s very interesting for understanding some basic things about how the work is divided, structured and industrialized to the limit. You just see what’s being done in the fulfilment … Read more
Evolution happens in different waves of diffusion and deep learning is not an exception. I add this time-line to remind how it evolved, and how the co-evolution of technology has been necessary to enable to end the “neural winter” lived during almost 20 years.
I have found this old cartoon that made me laugh, it’s applicable to so many situations in life.
The Principles of Scientific Management In 1898, Frederick Winslow Taylor joined a steel factory in Bethlehem (Pennsylvania, US) which had a capacity problem. He did not limit his work to get the problem solved, but extended his work beyond. He performed different empirical tests on cutting speeds, being able to quadruple the speed of steel … Read more
I have practiced sport since I was a kid, I was full of energy and my mother did not know what to do with that, so she engaged me in different sports all Septembers till I told her: I want to continue playing basketball next season. When I started to work in a company, at … Read more
Solvay Conferences in 1927, which had an amazing 17 Nobel Prize laureates attending. The event has been called “the most intelligent picture ever taken in human history”. Back row: Auguste Piccard, Émile Henriot, Paul Ehrenfest, Édouard Herzen, Théophile de Donder, Erwin Schrödinger, Jules-Émile Verschaffelt, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg, Ralph H. Fowler, Léon Brillouin ; Middle … Read more
Old times rituals From the time I was working on major projects for an engineering company, at the end of the project, a manager used to show up with boxes full of mugs, for the members of the project. Depending on the project, to have one of these mugs was something important or something embarrassing. … Read more
En Sevilla, en los jardines del Guadalquivir, hay un laberinto, el cual es muy divertido para los niños. Usé una foto antigua para hacer un mapa del laberinto con distintas marcas. Yo les escondo a los niños algo en algunos de los puntos del mapa para que ellos después los vayan buscando. Cuando han sido … Read more
Agosto del año 2001, hablamos de hacer unas vacaciones por ahí y se planteó la idea de ir a Asturias. Nos apuntamos unos cuantos, Eugenio, Iván, “el novato” (mote puesto por Blas), su hermano Gonzalito, Dani y yo. El “novato” ese año estaba trabajando en Puerto Real de profesor, estuvo saliendo con nosotros y se … Read more
I have been reviewing the visits of this blog and to be honest there is not anything interesting to highlight. This is the unique visits since 2012 (when I started to track visits): And these are the visits from 2020: What happened in 2020? I wrote this article about DIX and GEX Indicators, in October … Read more