I recognized a newbie but very bright idea today. The idea is to share academic data sets and papers via torrent. Especially, if you are working on big scale of data sets like ImageNet , having such a distributed approach is just delighting (albeit it presently does not include ImageNet) because in many cases of downloads, in the course of time your download speed starts to attenuate a very small values, even with additional download peers it gets worse. However, in such a torrent based system, it is on the other way around. If you are familiar to bit-torrent, you well know that as the data is distributed to many machines, you experienced faster download speed owing to the nature of torrent system.
Last days I’ve discovered some web apps that amaze me and I think that they are big candidates to change the internet’s usage.
First one, ifttt.com:
IFTTT (entitled by the shorthand of “If This Than That”)give you the chance of automate all the chain reaction you face while using internet. You might create some rules by using some common web apps . For example, IF a specific user from twitter twit something out THAN append his twit to a file in my Dropbox account. Continue Reading