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Watching an acquirer ruin your company | Hacker News

1) Management gives an unreasonable deadline to developers before defining the deliverables. Clock starts ticking.

2) Management then fails to settle on the requirements for months and/or continuously moves the goalposts while people are trying to work, turning an unreasonable deadline into an impossible deadline

3) Developers start realizing that they’re going to receive the blame when impossible deadline isn’t achieved, despite not having any control in the matter. They start leaving for new jobs, and the…

It’s the universal pattern of a management team that doesn’t know how to do anything other than make demands and then apply pressure. Unless you can get someone in charge who has real leadership and planning skills, it’s not recoverable.

 

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Labeling And Visualizing Images For Object Detection

This article walks through image labeling at scale and associated challenges

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Visual Geometry Group – University of Oxford

VGG Image Annotator is a simple and standalone manual annotation software for image, audio and video. VIA runs in a web browser and does not require any installation or setup. The complete VIA software fits in a single self-contained HTML page of size less than 400 Kilobyte that runs as an offline application in most modern web browsers.

Source: Visual Geometry Group – University of Oxford

Walkthrough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3WVSxNLk_k

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Neural Radiance Fields (NERF), and Instant-ngp – Future of photogrammetry? – Dr Peter L. Falkingham

I’ve been testing out instant-ngp recently, it’s an open-source software from Nvidia that generates neural radiance fields.  That’s a 3D representation of an object that is fundamentally different from the points or verticies and faces we may be used to.  Rather than representing an object through 3D coordinates, connections between them, and colours (i.e. vertices…
— Read on peterfalkingham.com/2022/04/26/neural-radiance-fields-nerf-and-instant-ngp-future-of-photogrammetry/

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Descript | All-in-one audio/video editing, as easy as a doc.

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Why Florida Oranges Had The Worst Harvest Since World War II | Big Business – YouTube

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世界历次“粮食危机”,发生了什么? – 华尔街见闻

21世纪以来,全球总共经历过三次“粮食危机”。三次“粮食危机”分别发生在2006-2008年,2010-2011年,2020年至今。

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Awesome Collection of Self Hosted Apps

Noted is an independent publication launched in April 2022 by Jeremy Irwin. The primary topics here are Home Lab, Self Hosting and Open Source or free software related content. Notes from an aspiring home lab and self hosting autodidact.

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Nginx Proxy Manager

Expose your services easily and securely

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GitHub – tubearchivist/tubearchivist: Your self hosted YouTube media server

Once your YouTube video collection grows, it becomes hard to search and find a specific video. That’s where Tube Archivist comes in: By indexing your video collection with metadata from YouTube, you can organize, search and enjoy your archived YouTube videos without hassle offline through a convenient web interface.

Source: GitHub – tubearchivist/tubearchivist: Your self hosted YouTube media server