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My Top Ten Favorite Giant Cephalopod Movies

I’d always assumed there were dozens of movies that feature giant squids and octopuses (OK, octopi). But there really aren’t very many giant cephalopod movies. Here are my ten favorites. 1. It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955) – Hydrogen … Continue reading

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Closer Than We Think by Arthur Radebaugh

Arthur Radebaugh (1906–1974) was an illustrator and industrial designer. In his early years he found lots of work in print advertising, but in the 1950s, when much advertising moved to photography and he was looking for extra income, Radebaugh created … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Novels

One my favorite book genres is science fiction. Here are my top 10 favorite science fiction novels, listed in no particular order. All 10 of them get a solid A grade from me. The covers shown are from the editions … Continue reading

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A Recap of Science Fiction Movies of 2018

Now that 2018 is well over, I’ve had a chance to see most of the year’s main science fiction films. It was not a great year, but there have been worse. Here is my ranking of 10 of the main … Continue reading

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A Comparison of Ten Machine Learning Classification Techniques

The goal of a classification problem is to predict a discrete value. For example, you might want to predict the political leaning of a person (conservative, moderate, liberal) based on the person’s age, sex, annual income, and so on. Or … Continue reading

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Top Ten Movies About Atlantis Update

I updated my old (2016) blog post about my top 10 favorite movies that feature Atlantis. I added “Aquaman” (2018) which placed second with a grade of B+. See https://jamesmccaffrey.wordpress.com/2016/11/11/my-top-ten-favorite-movies-that-feature-atlantis-2/ In the 1960s, the Submarine Voyage ride at Disneyland had … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Yeti Movies

I live in the Pacific Northwest. We’ve had quite a bit of snow this winter but luckily no yetis. I’d always assumed that there are dozens of movies about yeti aka the abominable snowman. Well, there are lots of movies … Continue reading

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